Friday, August 17, 2018
Pineapple fruit

Intercropping Pineapples With Bananas and Beans

Many farmers grow pineapples to support their families. Because pineapples grow best in well-drained soils that are rich in organic matter, farmers once cleared...
Plantain flour

How to Make Plantain Flour

Fresh plantains don’t keep long and are easily damaged during handling and storage. When there are plenty of fresh plantains available they often fetch...

How to Control the Banana Weevil

The banana weevil is a small black insect with a long, curved snout. Attacked banana and plantain plants grow slowly and produce small fruits....

How to Control Mealybugs in Cassava

What are Mealybugs? There are different kinds of mealybugs. Each kind has a slightly different shape. They may be white, pinkish or greenish.A single mealybug...

How to Grow Cassava in Poor Soil

Cassava grows even in poor, dry soils. But when harvested too early, the cassava tubers are small. They are poor in starch, and full...

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