“While in the nursery, I applied pyramid fungicide, loyalty insecticide and optimizer folia fertilizers at the rate of 50g for every 20 liters, the three were mixed thoroughly in the same knapsack sprayer,” said Kituku. A village household survey conducted in Wote showed average farm sizes comprise three to four acres. Before planting, the seeds were soaked in an optimizer for 24 hours to accelerate the germination percentage. Arrowroot prices nearly double in 5 years on surging demand for traditional foods. The land is 197 kindly advice me if you can offer technical support so that I will not incur loses and 2). • Honey dew pawpaw variety. “For the drip, I used 10 liter bottles to water the plants which I achieved by piercing just single hole at the base of the bottle,” he said. FarmBiz TV: Kalro launches drought tolerant soya bean variety (SB19) doubling earnings. You can also grow seedlings for sale that means buying the seeds at $20 and selling each plant at $3-$4 giving you total revenue of $150-$200. T he two fruits are perfect companions in salads and require similar climatic conditions for growth. 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