A new 137-page book on the system of rice intensification (SRI) written specifically for the typical Filipino farmer is now available. It is hard-bound, written in Pilipino, and printed on larger-than-usual types (13 pts).
The book Ang Sistema sa Pagpapalago ng Palay can be ordered from SRI Pilipinas (63-939-117-8999; 63-917-811-7747). The book’s P300 price includes shipping. The book will be delivered by courier to any Philippine address or sent for pick up in a courier outlet nearest the given address. A free DVD on SRI is also included.
If you have a friend or relative who plants rice, the book will make a very nice gift.
The full text of the book can also downloaded for free. Its electronic version consists of three PDF files:
- Front and back covers (download Sipag-Palay Book Cover)
- Introductory pages (download Sipag-Palay Book Part 1)
- Pages 1-137 (download Sipag-Palay Book Part 2)
SRI is the revolutionary method of growing rice which raises yields and cut costs through simple changes in the way the farmer grows rice. It works with any variety and has been successfully tried in more than 50 countries.