Different Varieties of European Eggplant and their Characteristics

Different Varieties of European Eggplant and their Characteristics

Eggplant is a member of the Solanaceae, or nightshade family, which includes tomatoes, peppers and potatoes, eggplant is thought to be a native of India where it grows wild as a perennial. Many of us are familiar with the most common eggplant variety, Solanum melongena, but there are a plethora of eggplant types available. Botanical name: Solanum melongena European Eggplant is a hardly species that can be grown all year round in tropical areas. It needs good irrigation management and rigorous control of nitrogen fertilization (to make fruit setting easier)…

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Different Varieties of African Eggplant and their Characteristics

Different Varieties of African Eggplant and their Characteristics

African Eggplant is sometimes called “bitter tomato”. It gives very typical fruits, generally flattened and deeply ribbed. It can be grown all year round but results are better during cool and dry season. About 500 years ago, British traders introduced the African Eggplant, a fruit they had encountered along the coast of West Africa to Britain. These fruits were whitish, with a green hue, shaped like eggs, with a slightly bitter taste and spongy texture. Around the same time, a purple-hued, oblong-shaped eggplant was making its debut in British cuisine.…

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Garden Egg Production: Step-by-Step Guide

Garden Egg Production: Step-by-Step Guide

Garden Egg (Solanum melongena (L)) Consists of the following Suitable varieties: Long purple, Ojwanshua, Baby aubergines (Ravaya), Black beauty, Florida market, Ntrowa pa. and they prefer a relatively high day (320C) and night (210C) temperatures, thus require warm temperatures for optimum growth and development and Planting seeds can be obtained from reputable seed companies. Site selection Garden eggs perform better in well-drained soils with high organic matter content and the site should also be close to a reliable source of water supply for irrigation. Land preparation Land preparation is very…

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Reasons why Garden Egg Fruit is good for you

Garden Egg Production: Step-by-Step Guide

Garden egg or Eggplant is an economic flowering plant. Garden eggs are found throughout Nigeria and cultivated domestically. Garden egg is a highly valued delicacy in Nigerian society such that its importance cannot be overemphasized to consumers and farmers alike. It represents fertility and blessing that why it’s common to find it served during wedding ceremonies in some communities. The garden eggplant apart from being a source of vegetable also has numerous health benefits which are essential for the overall development of the human body. Its acceptability cuts across religious,…

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Clean your Kidney now with Garden Egg Leaves

CLEAN YOUR KIDNEYS NOW AVOID DIALYSIS. ( BUY GARDEN EGG LEAVES.) SEE HOW TO USE IT : 1. Cut the leaves into pieces. 2. Rinse in clean water. 3. Put in a clean pot with clean water. 4. Boil for 10mins. 5. Filter it in a bottle. Allow to cool and take a glass cup. When you urinate check your urine. You will notice the salt in the body and some other diseases that can affect your KIDNEY will pass through your urine. Save a soul by sharing with loved…

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