Oil Crops

Oil crops are those types of plants which are grown mainly for the oil they produce. For example: soybeans, canola, avocados, grapes, and almonds. Soybeans, peanuts, sunflowers, and canola are mainly used to produce edible oils. Sunflowers are used to produce sunflower oils, peanuts are used to produce peanut oil (Ground nut oil) which is widely used to fry foods in many countries. Canola is used to produce Canola oil while Soybeans are used to produce Soya bean oil. There are some major oils which are widely edible oil production…

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Reasons why you should Invest in Oil Palm Business

In the olden day’s traditional farming method, nobody cultivates oil palms; People simply pick the clusters of fruit from the oil palms that grow in the forest. But these oil palms produce little oil . The oil is extracted by traditional methods, and a lot of oil is left in the pulp and the kernel but nowadays oil palms are grown on modem plantations. These contain selected oil palms with big yields, The clusters of fruit are sold to mills which extract all the oil from the pulp and the…

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Modern Method of Oil Palm Cultivation

Summary: An oil palm begins to produce 3 or 4 years after it has been planted. If proper care is not taken of the seeds, they will germinate only after several years meanwhile At the research stations, the seeds are kept in a room where it is always very hot, This makes the seeds germinate sooner, after 90 to 100 days. Each seed germinated is planted in a small plastic container. A new leaf grows every month, the young seedling stays in the container for 4 to 5 months. When…

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Regions where Oil Palms should be Cultivated for Maximum Profit

Oil palms are cultivated in the regions where they grow well and where there are oil mills. To enhance the performance and growth, the oil palm needs a region 1.Where it is hot all the year round The oil palm grows well where it is hot all the year round: between 25 and 28 degrees C. If the temperature drops, the oil palm produces fewer leaves and is more often attacked by diseases. It therefore yields less. A hot temperature enables the oil palm to make many leaves and to…

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