Crops

Crops

INTRODUCTION Tea originates from the high regions of South West China, Myanmar and North East India. In Kenya tea ranks as the second most important cash...

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,...

INTRODUCTION Brinjals is the nightshade Solanum melongena, also known as the aubergine, brinjal eggplant, eggplant, melongene, or guinea squash. It was domesticated in India. It...

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 Wheat or ngano (in Swahili) is the most widely adapted, being grown from sea-level to altitudes of more than 4500 m, and from the...

INTRODUCTION The pineapple is native to South America, but it is now widely grown throughout the tropics and in warm locations in the subtropics. The...