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  • This tree is found in nearly all tropical countries where it is known by different names, such as lamtoro in Indonesia, ipil-ipil in the Philippines, and guaje in Mexico.

    Chapter 4

  • Depending on the availability of materials, animal manure can be substituted with fresh leaves of nitrogen-fixing trees like Leucaena (ipil-ipil) and/or Gliricidia (kakawate) or with green grass clippings and/or fresh weeds.

    Chapter 4

  • In the methods being advocated here, the inputs required are bones, wood ash, eggshells, mudpress (by-product of sugar mills) or compost, ipil-ipil (Leucaena) leaf meal or fish meal (only in places where they are readily available).

    Chapter 2

  • Stakes of ipil-ipil are drawn to the ground until about only

    Chapter 9

  • Upon decomposition, the branches and leaves of ipil-ipil are incorporated into the soil to serve as fertilizer.

    Chapter 9

  • Sometimes, bananas are used instead of ipil-ipil and there are cases also where the combination of the two is being practiced.

    Chapter 9

  • The ipil-ipil trees are cut at a certain height, usually a little shorter than a man's height and the leaves and sprouts are continually pruned for forage.

    Chapter 9

  • Basket composting is the process by which your decomposable home garbage, garden and farm waste and leguminous leaves like ipil-ipil are allowed to rot in baskets which are half-buried.

    1. Basket Composting

  • ยท Place the undecomposed mater composed materials like ipil-ipil leaves or any recommended leguminous leaves, grasses and weeds next Cover the organic wastes with a thin layer of soil.

    1. Basket Composting

  • This is fequently done with leaves such as ipil-ipil.

    1. Basket Composting

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