Crops

Crops

INTRODUCTION Cassava typically grows as a shrub and a native of Latin America. It was introduced to Africa by Portuguese traders in the late 16th...

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...

INTRODUCTION Pumpkin, locally known as Budho (Luo), Malenge (Kiwahili), Lisiebebe (Luhya), Marenge (Kikuyu), Risoa (Kisii), Ulenge (Kamba) are native to North America. Pumpkins have long-running,...

INTRODUCTION White yam or Water yam or Greater yam is native to Southeast Asia and West Africa contributes 90% of yam production in the world....

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...