Cereals

Cereals

INTRODUCTION Pigeon peas also referred in Swahili as mbaazi is produced as a vegetable or export grain crop in southern and eastern Africa. Pigeon pea...

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 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...