Crops

Crops

INTRODUCTION Courgette or Zucchini or squash has Fruits, leaves and flowers that are used as vegetables, and their seeds are consumed roasted as a snack...

INTRODUCTION Beans were introduced to Africa from Latin America several centuries ago. Beans are the main source of protein. Common beans are mainly grown by...

INTRODUCTION Finger millet is named after the shape of its flower. The flower is shaped like fingers of a palm. PRODUCTION Varieties Serena –1  and Elkalakala – 1 P...

INTRODUCTION Simsim or Sesame originates in East Africa and is the oldest of the commercial oil seeds. The oil is a clear edible oil with...

INTRODUCTION Tomatoes are native to South and Central America, and are now cultivated widely throughout the world. They were brought back to Europe by Christopher...

INTRODUCTION The wild ancestors of the carrot are likely to have come from Iran and Afghanistan, which remains the centre of diversity of D. carota,...