Ideal Spacing Required in planting Pineapples

Pineapple plants are usually set out in twin/double or triple rows. A spacing of 1m from center to center of beds/ridges, rows 60cm apart within beds/ridges and plants 30cm apart within rows is recommended (30 x 60x 100cm) giving a plant population of 55,000 plants/ha.  Ensure that your suckers are ready like 1week before planting. Peel off the first two-leaf layers of the root base so as to expose the young roots, thereby hastening growth rate. While planting, ensure to plant the suckers at a depth of 10 cm.

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Sweet potato Production and Management

How Chloropicrin application increases Production and Profit Potential for Potato Growers

According to the manual Produced by CIP-Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Office (SSA), Nairobi, Sweet potato has the potential to produce remarkably high yields if given the right growing conditions and can also yield more reliably under unfavourable conditions than many other crops, which is why it is so important for household food security in many places in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This topic therefore deals with the environmental factors that can influence sweet potato production which inlcudes: – soil and nutrients, water, light and temperature with their management, and with production practices…

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