Cereals

Cereals

INTRODUCTION Sorghum is an important world crop, used for food, fodder, the production of alcoholic beverages, and biofuels. Most varieties are drought and heat-tolerant, and...

INTRODUCTION Green Peas also called Garden pea or English pea or snow pea or mangetout originated in South-West Asia. Peas are cultivated for the. Some...

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 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 Maize (Zea mays L), is from Spanish: maíz after Taíno mahiz, known in many English-speaking countries as corn, is a grain domesticated by the...

INTRODUCTION Rice locally known as mchele or mpunga (upland rice) can be irrigated, rain-fed lowland and upland. Rice is cultivated primarily for the grain. Grains...