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Profitable yam sett multiplication
- Multiplication techniques
- Yam production and marketing

25/02/14
Focus
Profitable yam sett multiplication
- Multiplication techniques and yam production
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25 Feb 2014
Importance of mini sett multiplication technique
Beneficiaries of the technique
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25 Feb 2014
Rapid multiplication of yam setts by the mini sett technique
Rapid multiplication of yam setts by the mini sett technique
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25 Feb 2014
The rapid multiplication Process
Materials needed
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25 Feb 2014
Yam growing, a passion
Yam cultivation is a passion for Mama Shiri Elizabeth who at her early seventies still exhibits a passion for growing different species of yam.
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25 Feb 2014
Provisional exploitation cost and profit for 2000 yam setts in Commercial yam production
Expenditure on equipment for the first year
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25 Feb 2014
“I am selling yams because it is good business”
What inspired you to start selling yams?
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25 Feb 2014
Sweet and Irish potatoes,Make money with high yielding varieties
Production techniques, storage and farmers’ experiences
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21 Feb 2014
Sweet potato production
Sweet potato is cultivated for it’s tubers that are very rich in energy that serves as food for humans and livestock.
la suite
21 Feb 2014
Preparing Irish potato seeds, planting and maintenance
Unlike some plants, potatoes can be seeded in two different ways.
la suite
21 Feb 2014
Provisional exploitation cost of 1 hectare of Irish potato farm
Material needed for the first six months
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21 Feb 2014
Wheat, more than just a rotation crop
Irish potato farmers in Cameroon can rotate this crop with wheat since it does well in areas where irish potatoes are produced
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21 Feb 2014
Lucrative bee farming

- Honey production techniques,
- Making Kenyan top bar hives,
- Farmers’ experiences,

la suite
08 Jan 2014
Bee hives: advantages and disadvantages
Kenyan Top Bar bee hives
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08 Jan 2014
Making a moveable Kenyan top bar bee hive
Standard sizes of Kenyan top bar bee hives allow a beekeeper to move combs from one hive to another.
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08 Jan 2014
Where to put the hive
The bee farmer most put his hive where;
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08 Jan 2014
Feeding bees during difficult seasons
July, August and September are very difficult periods for bees.
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08 Jan 2014
Fighting wax moth attacks on bees
One of the most dreaded pests in bee farming is the wax moth that lays its eggs on honey combs in the bee hive.
la suite
08 Jan 2014
Preservation of honey
Because of its unique composition and chemical properties, honey is suitable for long-term storage, and is easily assimilated even after long preservation
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08 Jan 2014
Health properties of honey
Bees swallow, digest and regurgitate nectar to make honey; this nectar contains almost 600 compounds.
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08 Jan 2014
Description of the plant
Wheat is a cereal grain, originally from the Levant region of the ...
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09 Dec 2013
Groundnuts : The Legume with multiple uses
Production – processing - uses : Groundnut is an important cash crop to countries like Ghana, India, China and the USA...
la suite
05 Dec 2013
“Groundnut is our own cash crop,”
Is it already harvesting time for groundnuts in this area ?
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05 Dec 2013
Seed Treatment
Before sowing it is recommended that groundnut seed be treated with a fungicide dust to control seedling blights caused by...
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05 Dec 2013
“When you plant on soft soil, it does well,”
Can you describe the process of groundnut production here?
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05 Dec 2013
“Groundnut plants need a lot of light to do well,”
“Groundnuts are grown in Muea, Bolifamba and Dibanda in Buea...
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05 Dec 2013
How to use fertilizers for better yields

- Soil types in Cameroon - Crops grown in each area
- Kinds of fertilizers and how to use them

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03 Dec 2013
Growth needs of plants
These are soil components that are needed by the plant to grow and produce.
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03 Dec 2013
Improving production in the Western Plateau Regions
These soils cover the North West and Western Regions.
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03 Dec 2013
Soils in forest areas with one rainy season
These are areas in the Littoral, South West and the border areas of the South.
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03 Dec 2013
Soils in forest zones with two rainy seasons
These kinds of soils are found in the Centre, South and East regions.
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03 Dec 2013
Why organic farming is better
Organic farming is a form of agriculture that relies on techniques such as crop rotation, green manure, compost and biological pest control.
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03 Dec 2013
Quality cocoa beans processing for better prices
Harvesting, fermentation, drying and marketing quality cocoa
la suite
08 Nov 2013
Harvesting ready cocoa pots for processing
The quality of cocoa pods harvested depends on the production techniques adopted by the farmer.
la suite
08 Nov 2013
Post harvest management of cocoa beans
The efforts of the farmer will come to nothing if at the level of post harvest treatment the farmer makes errors...
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08 Nov 2013
How to dry fermented cocoa beans
Cocoa beans produced under standard norms, well fermented and dried well will give the best grade of cocoa that will fetch good prices...
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08 Nov 2013
“All cocoa should be bought and sold in cocoa periodic markets”,
What are the functions of the NCCB in quality control ?
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08 Nov 2013
Reasons for failure of cocoa periodic markets
Both officials in the cocoa sector and farmers have admitted that the periodic cocoa markets are not functioning.
la suite
08 Nov 2013
Important facts about cocoa/chocolate
Making cherished and highly consumed chocolates starts with the planting of the tropical cocoa tree that bears beautiful fruits needed by chocolate companies.
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08 Nov 2013
Cooperator says certification will solve cocoa quality problems
Some cocoa farmers believe that certification of cocoa producers in Cameroon will improve the quality of cocoa produced.
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07 Nov 2013
Profitable large-scale plantain production
Healthy seed production, managing the plantation and pest control
la suite
19 Jul 2013
Techniques of plantain seedling multiplication
There are various techniques of multiplying plantain seedlings.
la suite
19 Jul 2013
Management of the plantation
The principal upkeep operations essentially concern the control of weeds, disbudding, staking and caring for the fruits.
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19 Jul 2013
Types of fertilizers and quantities recommended for rich soils
All soils do not have the same richness or the same deficiency.
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19 Jul 2013
Plantain pests, manifestation and how to fight them
Plantain fingers destroyed by mealy bugs the plantain finger started rotting at the tip
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19 Jul 2013
Plantain production, transformation is our business-says consultant
Plantain production is quite lucrative given the high demand for the foodstuff all over the country.
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19 Jul 2013
“This year our chips, flour will be in circulation”,
Itue Hansel Ekwa, Plantain farmer, Consultant, PRFP/NEPAD,
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19 Jul 2013
Making flour from Cassava, potato and plantains
Production, local consumption techniques and testimonies
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02 May 2013
How to make quality sweet potato chips, flour
Sweet potato is drought resistant, hardy and can grow in marginal areas thus contributing in improving food security.
la suite
02 May 2013
Making high-quality cassava flour
High-quality cassava flour is made within a day of harvesting the root.
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02 May 2013
 
  Development News
New bean varieties to increase yields
The new varieties were presented to farmers, traders, microfinance institutions, nutritionists and the media in Bamenda recently.
25/02/14
“We took into consideration the yield potential…,”
What necessitated research on beans in Cameroon
25/02/14
A town ruined by bad roads
Kupe Muanengumba, has remained underdeveloped, even degrading due to bad access roads.
25/02/14
Cocoa farmers,dealers in trouble with bad roads
Cocoa farmers along the Kumba-Konye-Nguti-Mamfe roads are shocked by the extent to which the road has degraded.
25/02/14
58 million francs to boost vegetable production
Most farmers neglect vegetable production though vegetables are a good source of income and good nutrition.
25/02/14
  Advert
Agro pastoral training has its schools
Agro-pastoral training centres have benefited from renovation and support of the AFOP program.
25/02/14
  Announcement
Press release : False “ripe plantain” Warning! Danger
Press release : False “ripe plantain” Warning! Danger
25/02/14
  Letters
Production increases with the age of the oil palm tree
Production increases with the age of the oil palm tree
25/02/14
Short practical answers to your most burning questions
After transplanting When is pepperready for harvesting ?
25/02/14
  Slash
Kumba-Mamfe road ‘na wa’
Kumba-Mamfe road ‘na wa’
25/02/14
 

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