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...