Month: October 2021

Problems Facing Horticultural Farming in Kenya

Problems Facing Horticultural Farming in Kenya Pests and diseases lower crop yields e.g. aphids, nematodes, birds, worms, rodents (pests); blight, black rot, bacterial wilt Inefficient marketing system that lacks proper organization lead to rotting of produce Stiff competition on the international market by other horticultural producers (Israel, Netherlands). Price fluctuations due to overproduction results to …

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Advantages and disadvantages of energy produced from natural gas

Natural gas Occurs in assocaition with petroleum i.e. normally found on top of upper layers of crude Oil. Composed of mixture of hydrocarbons with methane making the highest percentage Mainly used for domestic purposes, generating thermal electricity and for industrial activities Advantages of energy from natural gas Clean. Cheap to transport in pipelines. Free from …

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What is khanderi

1)Khanderi is named after the Island fort of Maratha forces, which played a vital role in ensuring their supremacy at sea in the late 17th century. 2)The state-of-the-art features of this Scorpene class submarine include superior stealth and the ability to launch a crippling attack on the enemy using precision guided weapons. 3)The attack can …

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Importance of Horticultural Farming to Kenya’s Economy

Importance of Horticultural Farming to Kenya’s Economy It is a major source of raw material for local horticultural industries e.g. fruit canning, manufacture of vegetable oils thus stimulating industrialization and other related industries such as freight services, pesticides and banking services. Export of flowers, fruits and vegetables earns foreign exchange Creation of employment opportunities since …

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