4 Features or characteristics of Horticulture in Kenya

Features or characteristics of Horticulture in Kenya

  • It requires a lot of farm inputs e.g. fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides hence needs high capital outlay
  • The farms are smaller in size except for the large scale flower farms in Naivasha
  • Farms are located in areas with good and reliable transport infrastructure since horticultural products are highly perishable
  • Advanced scientific techniques of crop production are applied to ensure high yields

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