6 Conditions favouring wheat growing in Kenya

Conditions favouring wheat growing in Kenya

  • An open rolling topography provides adequate drainage and facilitates the use of machinery.
  • Moderate to high rainfall ranging between 500mm – 1270mm during the growing period
  • Warm temperatures of 150C – 200C for at least three months to enable maturity of wheat
  • Warm and dry sunny period to enhance ripening and harvesting of wheat
  • Deep and fertile well drained volcanic soils
  • High altitude areas ranging between 1500 – 2900m above the sea level to reduce incidences of pests and diseases

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