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RICE FARMING IN KENYA RICE FARMING

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Rice is one of the most important cereal crops in Kenya coming third after maize and wheat. It forms a very important diet for a majority of families in Kenya and is the source of livelihood in the Greater Mwea region. The demand for rice in Kenya has increased dramatically over the last few years […]

BASIC KNOWLEDGE ON GROWING FRENCH BEANS FRENCH BEANS FARMING

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French beans are immature green pods which are referred to as snap or green beans. The beans are a major export crop in Kenya whose local consumption is gradually increasing. The crop is grown by both large and smallholder farmers. The pods vary in colour, depending on cultivar. The growth habit is both dwarf and […]

HOW DO I TRANSPLANT MY SEEDLINGS? TRANSPLANTING SEEDLINGS

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HOW DO I TRANSPLANT MY SEEDLINGS? Transplanting means growing seedlings in some specialized environment or container and then transfer it to its final place. It is different from direct seeding methods where seeds are directly sown in its final place. The initial few days are very crucial for any plant. In transplanting you can control […]

OXFARM ORGANIC HASS AVOCADO SEEDLINGS AND PACKAGE. hass avocado farming

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Description: There are various types of avocados but the most famous are fuerte and  hass varities. Hass variety is the best due to its marketability.it is mostly grown for export and thus its high demand. Requirement for growth: Hass avocado is cultivated over a wide range of climates, with a 2500m altitude above sea level […]

TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL HASS AVOCADO FARMING. TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL HASS AVOCADO FARMING.

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TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL HASS AVOCADO FARMING. Avocado farming is a long-term project, with initial high costs at planting, followed by a 2-5 year wait for the trees to come into production.  To reap healthy rewards, it is essential to do a full risk assessment before you start and maintain a healthy plantation that gives top […]

WHAT CAUSES CURLING LEAVES IN CITRUS FRUIT TREES? WHAT CAUSES CURLING LEAVES IN CITRUS FRUIT TREES?

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 Many farmers ask themselves the reason behind curled leaves in their lemon,oranges,tangerines and lime trees.Citrus leaf curl is caused by many different things, making positive identification of your problem is important before you can determine how to treat leaf curling on citrus. Identifying your tree’s underlying problem is the first step to restoring its foliage’s […]

ESTABLISHING, GROWING AND CULTIVATING LUCERNE CROP ESTABLISHING, GROWING AND CULTIVATING LUCERNE CROP

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ESTABLISHING, GROWING AND CULTIVATING LUCERNE CROP Lucerne was one of the first forage crops to be domesticated. It is used as multi-purpose forage, able to be used for both grazing and conservation (hay, silage, meal and forage dehydration). It can be sown as a pure stand or in mixtures with both temperate and tropical grasses. […]

EARN ENORMOUSLY FROM PASSION FRUIT FARMING passion fruit farming

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EARN ENORMOUSLY FROM PASSION FRUIT FARMING Passion fruit, a climbing vine, is a versatile crop whose demand is growing in both export and domestic markets. The fruit can be eaten fresh or consumed after extracting the pulp and making juice. The juice is used in a variety of products and the pulp may be added […]

LEMON FRUIT FARMING, CLIMATE, SOIL REQUIREMENTS AND HEALTH BENEFITS LEMON FRUIT FARMING, CLIMATE, SOIL REQUIREMENTS AND HEALTH BENEFITS

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LEMON FRUIT FARMING, CLIMATE, SOIL REQUIREMENTS AND HEALTH BENEFITS GENERAL INFORMATION Lemons originated in India and are part of the citrus family. Lemons most likely were introduced in Kenya by Catholic Missionaries when they planted them in in their farms Citrus is an important fruit crop. Lemon is one of the important categories of citrus. […]

Macadamia farming manual, growing areas, pest and deseases

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CULTIVATION OF MACADAMIAS Macadamias can be produced successfully in areas where avocados, papayas, mangoes and bananas do well .The trees flower during spring from August to September. The further development of the fruit lasts 31weeks.Select high-quality nursery trees by inspecting the : plant container and roots soil mixture leaves internodes graft union shape of the […]

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