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  1. Onion is a hardy biennial from southern parts of Russia and Iran. It was disseminated by the Indo-European peoples during their numerous migrations. Very ancient forms of Onion are still for sale in Middle Eastern markets.
  2. Bunching onions are perennial (often grown as an annual), and are similar in taste and smell to their relative the common onion, Allium cepa. Though some cultivars have a slightly-thickened base (pseudostem), bunching onions rarely form bulbs. Thus, they are eaten as a green onion.
  3. 1996-01-19 Information about onion seed germination in the tropics.
  4. 1992-01-01 A case could be made that onions are one of two universal vegetables that are cherished in almost every culture, tomatoes being the other. Both are difficult to grow in many tropical and subtropical climates. Where a vegetable is both popular and difficult to grow, it brings a good price. If a...
  5. 1993-01-01 A case could be made that onions are one of two universal vegetables that are cherished in almost every culture, tomatoes being the other. Both are difficult to grow in many tropical and subtropical climates. Where a vegetable is both popular and difficult to grow, it brings a good price. If a...
  6. 2000-06-20 Instructions for making onion powder. This processing would be for long-term storage and for the economic advantage of selling the processed onions at a greater price when fresh onions are no longer available.
  7. 1998-02-19 Successful onion storage is the outcome of a process which begins at the crop planning stage and which continues through cultivation, harvesting and post-harvest handling right through to sale of onions to the consumer.
  8. Access Agriculture Training Video Onions need rich, fertile soil. Only grow onions once in 3 years in the same field. Plant the onions on raised beds, especially in the rainy season. Transplant when the onions are about 6 weeks old. Plant the onions 10 centimetres apart. By taking good care of...
  9. Access Agriculture Training Video Onion seedlings need a healthy, loose soil. Add well-aged manure or compost. In the rainy season you need to raise the seedbed so the onion roots will not rot. If you use quality seed, most of the seed will germinate and you need much less of it. Onion seedlings...
  10. Access Agriculture Training video In fact, onions can be stored for many months, if they are: • of a good variety, • fertilised properly, • harvested, dried, and stored the right way. Available languages Arabic Bambara Bangla Bariba Chichewa / Nyanja Dagbani Dendi English Ewe Fon French Hausa...
  11. Abstract,Agriculture & Food Security, 2018 Background Onion (Allium cepaL.) is member of the family Alliaceae and the most widely grown herbaceous biennial vegetable crop. Quality planting material is one of the major inputs to successful vegetable production. However, it is one of the major...
  12. Access Agriculture Training Video Let us learn from the experiences of some innovative farmers in Ghana who make more money: by producing onions when there are few of them on the market; by storing them until the price comes up again; and by selling directly to clients in urban markets. ...
  13. Onion,Allium cepa, is an herbaceous biennial in the family Liliaceae grown for its edible bulb. The stem of the plant is a flattened disc at the base and the tubular leaves form a pseudostem where their sheaths overlap. The leaves are either erect or oblique and there are 3–8 per plant. The onion...
  14. Access Agriculture Training Video Onions grow well under many different conditions, but when grown in the rainy season onions have a greater chance of getting sick. Onion diseases can make the leaves fold and reduce your yield. Diseases can spread with soil, seed or infested crop residues. ...
  15. Access Agriculture Training Video Onions have few roots and shallow roots and therefore can take up nutrients from the top soil only. This explains why it is crucial to pay particular attention to making your soil fertile when you want to grow onions. Available languages Arabic Bambara Bangla...
  16. Onion (Allium cepa) cultivation in Zambia dates back to more than 50 years ago. It belongs to the lily family, the same family as garlic, leeks, chives, scallions and shallots. It is a culinary ‘must use’ for Zambian diets and more than 10 million kg is consumed annually. There are over 600...
  17. There is consistent demand within the Zambian marketplace for high quality, locally produced onions. Premiums are paid for produce that meets the Zambian marketing standards, giving you access to sell through the ZAMBIAN Local Harvest Brand and take advantage of their minimum price guarantee....
  18. Onion ((Allium cepa) is a recently introduced crop to Ethiopia. The release of a variety from introduced materials (from Sudan) has marked the beginning of extensive production of onion in the country. Ever since the crop is distributed to different parts of the country and is now become an...
  19. This publication was compiled by representatives from Perennia using information from the Pest Management Regulatory Agency of Health Canada, specific pesticide labels, previous Atlantic Provinces Vegetable Pest Guides and manufacturer’s information. This information is continuously changing and...

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