Answered QuestionQuestion : Hi am john nyamu from nyeri,narumoro district,kiamathaga sub location,I am willing to grow passion in my four acre land.I have planted grated avocado in one acre can I mix them whith passion so that I don't my land before they mature my second query s in sometimes of the year wind before so much what can I plant as wind breaker.Maize produces pollens that affect other plants .can use millent as wind breaker in this manner I do need the plant that will be 5meters tall and wide leaves do u know a variety that can work. How do I a put the ferlizer amount D A P in planting n C A N thank u for u help use my face book acc that s john nyamu
From john nyamu on February 11, 2012 at 11:30 PM
Narumoro district, Kiamathaga sub-location in Nyeri County is in the highlands. You can plant purple passion in between the rows of avocado to maximize the production unit. Please acquire passion fruit plant material or seed from KARI-Thika at email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or call at Centre Wireless 2055038.
Windbreaker - In windy places it is recommended to plant a 3-teir hedge row. I recommend a row of gravilea on the edge of the field or farm, the second row of closely planted Cyprus and a third row of kiapple.
Maize pollen cannot affect other plants unless it is too much so that it deposits on other plants blocking the light and thus reducing
chlorophyll function. To reduce this effect, plant maize on the lee-ward and not on the wind-ward side.
Concerning use of fertilizer DAP and CAN please let use know on what crop.
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