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All you need to know about maize farming

Maize Farming in Kenya

An annual crop of the grass family with a botanical name zea may. Brought by Portuguese traders to the East African coast in the 18th century. Single most extensively grown crop. Main Growing Areas Transnzoia, Nakuru, Bungoma, and Uasin Gishu districts. Conditions Favouring Maize Growing In Kenya Physical Requirements Warm temperatures (above 15◦c). High annual …

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Sugarcane farming in Kenya

Sugar Cane Growing 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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Dangers of overdepending on the exportation of agricultural products and their solutions

Dangers of over depending on the exportation of agricultural products and their solutions

The following are the dangers of over depending on the exportation of agricultural products Price fluctuations on the world market cause unstable export earnings, hence reducing government earnings. Agricultural products fetch low prices on the world market, which discourages farmers from growing crops for export. Losses because of poor storage facilities, which reduce on the …

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Conditions for tobacco farming

Conditions for tobacco farming

Tobacco is a commercial non-food plant that is consumed by smoking and by chewing. It’s used in the manufacturing of cigarettes. It’s widely grown in the West Nile region of Uganda e.g. Arua, Adjumani, Nebbi, Yumbe, and Moyo. Other areas where it’s grown in Uganda include; Kiryandongo, Nakasongola, Kigezi, Bushenyi, Wakiso, Mubende, Masindi, Oyam, and …

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Physical and climatic condition necessary for sugarcane farming

5 Conditions that favor sugarcane farming

what is sugar cane? sugarcane is any of the several species of tall perennial true grasses of the genus Saccharum, tribe andropogoneae and it belongs to the grass family called Poaceae. the official classification of sugarcane is Saccharum officinarum. it is common in tropical and subtropical countries throughout the world several different horticultural varieties are …

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13 factors influencing the development of agriculture

Agriculture is the science or practice of farming, including cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products The following are factors that influence agriculture Human factors Levels of education and technology  Health – HIV/AIDS and health in general  Economy (include liberalization)  Transport …

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