Category: Papaya

Global Market of Papaya 2022: The Good and Ugly

If you are in the business of growing and export of papaya, the market trends of papaya are of great interest to you.
You’d want to know of the latest developments in the industry and how they impact your business.
If that describes you—then you are at the right place.
In this short post we will examine:
1. The market prices of papaya in the various export markets of Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy and South Africa,
2. What is affecting the current prices,
3. And the actions various players are taking so as to benefit from the current papaya market dynamics.
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Papaya Varieties in Kenya: The Best For Your Farm

Thinking of growing pawpaw in Kenya?
If that describes you, then you come to the right blogpost.
Here, I will explain in details the:
The papaya varieties in Kenya,
Their growth characteristics,
and whether they are suitable for your farm
Last but not least where to get the right papaya seed/ seedlings for your farm.
So Which are these papaya varieties?
you may ask.
They include:
Vega F1
Red royale F1
Knowing the varieties in Kenya is just one part of the story.
Continue reading so that you know the unique features of each and why it could be suitable for you.

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Papaya Mealy Bug In Uganda Causes Great Concern

Papaya mealy Bug produces of a white wax and flour-like substance around it body.
This substance makes it resistant to pest control chemicals–thus allowing it to spread rapidly.
That’s not all.
Papaya mealy bug spreads rapidly due to lack of natural enemies.
It also reproduces 15 times a year. An adult papaya mealy bug in Uganda can lay between 500 and 600 eggs a year.
This high reproduction potential leads to a rapid growth in population thus causing great damage.
Check out this post for more details

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