Vegetables

Vegetables

INTRODUCTION Cabbages are grown mainly for the local market. They are valuable as sources of vitamins and minerals, as well as a source of cash...

INTRODUCTION Kale or borecole is a form of cabbage, with green or purple leaves, in which the central leaves do not form a head. Kale...

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 Onions are grown by smallholder farming in most countries. Its highly identified with traditional medicine (e.g. as a diuretic). In the tropics onions can...

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...

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...