This comic series is the popularized version of Philippine National Standard (PNS) on Fresh Fruit – Pineapple – Specification (PNS/BAFPS 09:2004) and PNS on Code of Good Agricultural Practices for Fruits and Vegetables (PNS/BAFS 49:2017). Each issue will discuss a salient provision of the standards.

Last month’s issue suggested things to consider on planting pineapple suckers.

Issue 6: This discusses the proper fertilizer to be used and its appropriate amount to be applied to ensure good quality of pineapples while growing.