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Tomato, a pulpy nutritious fruit commonly eaten as vegetable, easy to grow and is becoming a more popular crop as a couple of tomato plants will produce hundreds of fruit. Botanically, tomato belongs to Solanaceae or nightshade family of common vegetables, which also includes chili peppers, potato, eggplant, etc. This vegetable of Central America has seized the attention Continue Reading
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Nigeria’s government has announced plans to recapitalise and re-engineer the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) to enable farmers secure financing at singledigit interest rate. Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo who stated this at the official launch of the new roadmap on agriculture “The Green Alternative” says it is a determined move to boost agriculture as part […]Continue Reading
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A new mobile application designed for flood forecasting, especially along the Niger and Benue Rivers has been launched by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture. The application named ‘Wetin App’ is a collaborative project of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and it will be available on […]Continue Reading
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 Onions, garlic, shallots and leeks are members of the lily family and belong to the genus Allium. Onion is an important commercial vegetable crop worldwide in addition to being widely grown by home gardeners. Garlic, shallots and leeks are often grown at home since they are sometimes hard to find in stores. Soil Preparation  Onion grows […]Continue Reading