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This question was asked by: Ms. Hellen Okemwa

Question asked:

Dear Kari team, please help me.I live in Kitengela (kajiado) which has black cotton soil and unreliable rains. I would like to know which types of trees / food Crops to grow in my small piece of land.Your advise will be highly appreciated.Thanks.Hellen

Answer:

Plant Grevillia (shade tree), Calliandra (shrub for livestock feed), and dryland (Katumani) beans, cowpeas, and pigeon-peas (food crops); also watermelon (under drip irrigation).

(08-Oct-2009)