Comprehensive Guide on How to Start Coconut Farming

It is no longer a secret that Coconut farming plays a major role in the economy of some countries and

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How to Make Neem Insecticide from Neem Leaves (Dogoyaro)

Neem leaves also called Dogoyaro in Nigeria is one wonderful Gift from Nature whose use transcends several fields like: medicine

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How to increase Passion Fruit Yields

Passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) is a very profitable crop, but what has stopped many farmers from growing it is the

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Amazing Advantages of eating Raw Cabbage

Do you know that there are some many advantages attached with eating raw cabbage? Am sure some of you my

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How to Control Cassava Diseases and Pests

Cassava, Manihot esculenta, is a perennial shrub in the family Euphorbiaceae grown primarily for its storage roots which are eaten

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Unknown Amazing Benefits of Planting Cassava

Cassava has many uses and its uses cuts across several production industries. Cassava has gained wide usage in industries for

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A Comprehensive Guide on How to Plant Cassava

Cassava (Manihot Esculenta) is the third-largest source of food carbohydrates in the tropics after rice and maize. In this post,

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Thinning of Plantain Suckers and the Importance

Plantain, Musa × paradisiaca (syn. Musa sapientum) is an herbaceous perennial belonging to the family Musaceae. Plantains are distinguished from

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Required Spacing for Plantain Cultivation

The recommended spacing is 3 m between the plantain rows and 2 m within the row (in other words. 3

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Selecting the site for Plantain Cultivation

The site to be used for plantain farming business should be easily accessible, especially if the establishment of a large

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Complete Guide to Plantain Inter-cropping

Intercropping is defined simply as growing two or more crop types on one field. The practice of intercropping has actually

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Methods of Preparing the Field for Plantain Cultivation

Fields to be used for the plantain farm are to be prepared with minimum disturbance to the soil (no-tillage farming).

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Ways of Preparing Plantain Suckers for Planting

Plantain suckers are separated from their mother plant with a spade or machete. The sucker corm must not be damaged

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Methods of Planting Plantain Suckers (PPS)

Plantain suckers are planted immediately after field preparation. Plant holes are prepared with a minimum size of about 30 cm

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Plantain’s Planting Period (PPP)

Plantains can be planted throughout the rainy season. However, they should grow vigorously and without stress during the first 3

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Weed Management on Plantain Cultivation

Weed is the major constraint to tropical crop production which makes weed management very important if you want to obtain

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Plantain Propping: Importance and Methods

The heavy weight of the plantain bunch bends all bearing plants and can cause doubling (pseudo stem breaks), snap- off

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