Vegetables

Vegetables

INTRODUCTION Amaranth local names are Mchicha (Swahili), Terere (Kikuyu), Lidodo (Luhya), Ododo (Luo), Kelichot (Kipsigis), W'oa (Kamba), Emboga (Kisii), Kichanya (Taita) and Doodo (Luganda). Amaranth...

INTRODUCTION Locally known as Swahili: Uyoga; Luhya: Obwoba; Luo: Obwolo; Kikamba: Makunu; Kikuyu: Makunu; Kalenjin: Bobar. Cultivated mushrooms are edible fungi that grow on decaying...

INTRODUCTION Okra is also known as Ghana: Okro; Swahili: Bamia, Binda. Okra is popular in India, West Africa and Brazil. Okra, also called lady's fingers,...

INTRODUCTION Cucumber is grown for the immature fruits, which are eaten fresh (slicing cucumber), or used for pickles (pickling cucumber). The slicing cucumbers are peeled,...

INTRODUCTION Spinach is a green leafy vegetable whose leaves are eaten raw or cooked in salads and soups. PRODUCTION Varieties Early Hybrid No. 7, Giant Noble, New Zealand...