I used to be very happy to learn an article in your paper entitled Sea Moss Business Progressing Steadily by Kingsley Emmanuel.
This text brought on me to replicate on my air layering initiative (pastime) on a Ficus tree subsequent to my residence after I lived in Ciceron. I used sea moss and discarded banana plastic luggage to air layer younger Ficus branches and offered the rooted branches in pots to Tremendous Middle.
The ocean moss was first unfold on wire gauze and washed freed from sea salt earlier than the air layering course of. Because the then Director of R&D of WINBAN, I took benefit of our chemistry laboratory and had the washed sea moss analyzed for plant vitamins. We discovered the ocean moss to be wealthy in plant vitamins which accounted for the rooting of the younger Ficus branches.
I additional used the washed sea moss as a fertilizer in my again yard vegetable backyard for dwelling use.
I’m subsequently very happy that St Lucia, by way of native initiatives has superior in using sea moss washed on our shores – an instance of using pure sources – from catastrophe to a helpful enterprise.
The makes use of of this useful resource are many, and I’m assured that our builders and entrepreneurs will proceed to transform this hazard right into a productive sector for the financial good thing about our nation.
Dr. Edsel Edmunds
Former WINBAN Director of R&D
Former Senior Analysis Fellow
UWI St Augustine Campus
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