The precious fruit hass avocado weighs 200-300 grams ,the skin becomes dark purplish black when ripe. It is adapted to equatorial climate which Kenya experiences with an average rainfall of 1000-1600mm per annum,highly relative humidity of 70-80 percent .Hass avocado grow successfully in a variety soil types with acidic or alkaline pH level and good drainage. A well properly watered tree of hass avocado can give approximately 1000 fruits per year.
Hass avocado is the new gold mine for modern farmers ,county governments I the departmens of agriculture are encouraging farmers to plant the avocado because it does not require much labor and time to maintain. The demand of this fruit is high exporters sell the fruit for Ksh 30 making it a bigger investment compared to other cash crops that Kenya exports.
This avocado has nutritional benefits to the health of the consumers it reduces the level of cholesterol in the body.
Some counties such as Murang'a,Nyeri,Makueni,Kirinyaga have invested in this projects for agriculture.
Content created and supplied by: Engoke001 (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More