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Staking and pruning passion fruit - video

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A well-managed passion fruit orchard can provide farmers with some good money throughout the year. In this video, we will learn how to stake passion fruit plants and prune the vines...

Grafting mango seedlings - video

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With grafting, a young shoot from a preferred mango variety is attached to a seedling. The seedling will develop the root and base of the tree. This is called the rootstock. The you...

Harvesting and storing shea nuts - video

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In this video, we will learn how to collect shea fruits, remove nuts from shea fruits, sort, dry and shell the nuts to get good quality kernels. We shall also learn how to sort, dry...

Managing the mango seed weevil - video

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The best way to check if you have mango seed weevils is by using sticky bands. Put a sticky band around each tree trunk, at the upper end of the trunk before it branches. The best w...

Proper handling of mangoes at harvest - video

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If proper care is taken at harvest, losses can be minimized, consumers will have better quality fruit, and the farmers will earn more money.

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Making mango crisps - video

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Dried mango crisps are a tasty and a healthy snack that can be sold even out of season at a good price.

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Date palm management - video

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Some practical advice on the management of date palms with suggestions for reducing humidity levels, trimming, intercropping and weeding.

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Enriching porridge with baobab juice - video

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Compared to other foods, baobab pulp contains very high levels of minerals such as calcium, iron and magnesium as well as vitamin C. Furthermore, it is rich in fibre. It is good for...

Proper handling of baobab fruits at harvest - video

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Baobab fruit juice made from the pulp is very healthy, and can be added to porridge and sauces. However, the quality of the pulp can be greatly affected if fruits are not handled w...

Storing cowpea seed - video

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Intercropping or rotating cereal crops with legume crops are two of the strategies of integrated striga and soil fertility management. But keeping quality legume seed has two major ...