Application of Rice Husk Charcoal
WESVARRDEC, Western Visayas Agriculture and Resources Research and Development Consortium, The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCARRD) Regional Consortia
ADAPTABILITY OF THE TECHNOLOGY
This techology is best suited to small-scale farming, and to sandy, acidic and relatively infertile soils. It is effective for such crops as soybean, cowpea, corn and sorghum. It is also worth trying for other field crops and vegetables. Fig. 1 Tin can with ventilation holes and chimney
HOW TO PREPARE THE CHARCOAL
Prepare the rice husk charcoal as follows.