Crops

Crops

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 Chili peppers originated in the Americas. Chili peppers have been a part of the human diet in the Americas since at least 7500 BC. PRODUCTION Varieties Long...

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...