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 Groundnuts originated in South America. The Portuguese took them to West Africa in the 16th century. Groundnuts are now grown in most tropical, subtropical...

INTRODUCTION Cabbages are grown mainly for the local market. They are valuable as sources of vitamins and minerals, as well as a source of cash...

INTRODUCTION Potato is locally referred as Walu (Kikuyu), Kiazi (swahili), Egiasi, Mbatata and Enkwashei. Potato originated in the highlands of South America, where it has...

INTRODUCTION Cauliflowers were introduced to France from Genoa in the 16th century. It is a cool season vegetable that is considered a delicacy by many...

INTRODUCTION Sugarcane provides over 50% of the world's sugar requirements. It can grow in any country where it is not exposed to frost. The main...