LARGE SCALE AGRICULTURE

HERE YOU WILL GET KNOWLEDGE ON LARGE SCALE AGRICULTURE COVERING AREAS SUCH AS
TYPES OF LARGE SCALE AGRICULTURE IN THE WORLD
LIST OF MAJOR CROPS GROWN IN EACH TYPE OF LARGE SCALE AGRICULTURE
CHARACTERISTICS OF LARGE SCALE AGRICULTURE
THE REQUIREMENT FOR GROWTH, FARM PREPARATION, PLANNING, CARE, HARVESTING, PROCESSING, STORAGE, AND TRANSPORT
MAJOR PRODUCING COUNTRIES FOR RESPECTIVE CROPS IN THE WORLD
CONTRIBUTION OF PRODUCED CROPS TO THE ECONOMY OF THE USA AND TANZANIA
PROBLEMS FACING LARGE SCALE AGRICULTURE IN TANZANIA AND USA

IMPORTANCE OF NOMADIC PASTORALISM TO THE ECONOMY OF TANZANIA

Importance of nomadic pastoralism to the economy of TANZANIA Source of human food with valuable proteins e.g. milk, meat/beef, and blood. It is a source of income to the pastoralists by selling farm products hence improving their standards of living. It is a source of employment e.g. through trade hence providing a livelihood for many …

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the results of plantation agriculture on the east African coast

the results of plantation agriculture on the east African coast. Increased slave trade and slave labour. The emergence of a class of wealthy merchants among the Arabs and Swahili. International trade due to the export of crops such as cloves. Introduction of new crops such as cloves, coconuts, and maize. Development of towns like Malindi, …

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Problems Facing Horticultural Farming in Kenya

person in brown shorts watering the plants

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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Importance of Horticultural Farming to Kenya’s Economy

anonymous local female farmers picking vegetables during harvesting season in garden

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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8 Factors that favor farming activities in polder land

grapes vineyard vine purple grapes

Factors that favor farming activities in polder land. Relatively high rainfall Fertile, well-drained clay soil Cool temperatures/low rate of evaporation Flat land easy to mechanize Good infrastructural facilities Large market for agricultural produce Scientific farming hence high yields

Marketing of Tea in Kenya

Marketing of tea in kenya

Some tea is consumed locally and a huge amount is sold on the international market. Major marketer is K.T.D.A. Functions of KTDA Collection of tea from buying centers. Processing of tea. Providing farmers with inputs such as fertiliser. Sensitizes farmers on high-quality production of tea. Facilitates the sale of tea at the best possible prices. …

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7 CONDITIONS FAVOURING SUGARCANE FARMING IN KENYA

Sugarcane farming in Kenya

Sugarcane is a coarse perennial grass belonging to the Saccharum family. It was introduced in Kenya in 1902 by an Australian farmer whereby commercial growing began in Miwani, Kibos, and Ramisi. Main Growing Areas Nyanza: Muhoroni, Miwani, Chemilil and Awendo.Coastal: Ramisi.Western: Mumias, Nzoia, Kabras, Nambele Conditions Favouring Sugarcane growing (requirements) Physical High temperatures(21◦c-27◦C) High and …

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