Technical - How to - crop production
Avocado production- Part 2: know your soil

It is important to determine in advance the suitability of the soil for avocado production.
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Avocado production- Part 1

Rich in protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, avocados are always in demand.
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Banana basics – Part 2

Controlling weeds and pests, and harvesting your crop.
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Getting started with bananas - Part 1

Farming bananas can be profitable, if production is planned and carried out carefully.
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Working with sandy soil

Vegetable expert Bill Kerr discusses how to get the best out of sandy soil, regardless of what crop you’re growing.
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Beginner’s guide to cabbages

Producing this crop is relatively easy, provided you follow a few simple steps, says Bill Kerr.
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Selling a papaya crop

Papayas need to be handled with considerable care throughout the harvesting and packing processes.
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Growing papayas - Part 4

Using mulch and dealing with weeds, pests and diseases in a papaya orchard.
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Growing papayas – Part 3

Escalating land prices and production costs increase the pressure to enhance yield.
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Growing papayas – Part 2

A papaya orchard’s four-year lifespan makes the cost of planting material an extremely important economic factor.
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