Exploring Cucumber And Its Astonishing Health Benefits

Exploring Cucumber And Its Astonishing Health Benefits

Cucumber is a member of the Cucurbitaceae family which is related to melons, such as watermelon, cantaloupe and honeydew, and is relatively a low-calorie food. Cucumbers have a mild, refreshing taste and a high-water content. Nutritional profile Cucumbers are good...
Weeds And Their Control

Weeds And Their Control

Simply put, weeds are uncultivated plants. And like most things with a good measure of spontaneity, there is an unending conversation around their significance. Because weeds do not strike as violently as, say, insects, there is a tendency to underestimate their...
Common Maize Diseases, Symptoms And Treatment

Common Maize Diseases, Symptoms And Treatment

Maize is known in many countries as corn or mielie/mealie. It is grown in a wide range of environments, extending from extreme semi-arid to sub-humid and humid regions. it’s also a crop very popular in the low- and mid-hill areas of the western and northeastern...
Bananas: Health Benefits, Risks & Nutrition Facts

Bananas: Health Benefits, Risks & Nutrition Facts

Bananas are one of the world’s most appealing fruits. Global banana exports reached about 18 million tons in 2015, according to the United Nations. About half of them went to the United States and the European market. In the United States, each person eats 11.4...
Carrot Farming

Carrot Farming

Carrots are consumed all over the world. The high demand for carrots makes carrot farming very lucrative and financially rewarding. It is necessary to know that you do not need vast land before you can start. Improved agricultural practices (which have led to improved...
How To Manage Egg Breakage By Layer Chickens

How To Manage Egg Breakage By Layer Chickens

Why does it happen and how can you stop it? Here’s how you can deal with egg breakage among your chickens. *** An expert, Musa Abdulrahman of the National Animal Production Research Institute (NAPRI), noted that the trend is an acquired behaviour which doesn’t...
Nutritional Values of Vegetable

Nutritional Values of Vegetable

Vegetable comprises different types of plants. Some species of this plant can grow and die within just one or two years while others may grow from year to year. Some vegetable plants are very hardy and can withstand different climatic conditions while some are...
Controlling Your Farm’s Weeds With Cover Crops

Controlling Your Farm’s Weeds With Cover Crops

Weeds are unwanted plants on the farm. They pose a serious threat to the plants and can lead to poor yield. Although weeds can provide some useful functions such as covering the ground, decreasing erosion or scavenging nutrients, those weeds will eventually shed seeds...

How To Cultivate Pumpkin For Sustainable Income

Pumpkin is widely known as yep. It is a native plant of West Africa and is mainly cultivated and consumed in southern Nigeria. It is increasingly becoming more and more popular among other Nigerians who know that the vegetable market is full of essential nutrients....
4 Tips to Help Improve Soil Fertility

4 Tips to Help Improve Soil Fertility

One crucial element of gardening that is often overlooked is soil fertility. High-quality soil can ensure that your plants thrive and your garden sustains itself for years. The tips below will help improve your soil quality and ensure it is fertile and less likely to...