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An official from Amiran Kenya displays their tomato varieties grown in a greenhouse. The farm input firm has introduced a new range of F1 seeds that are resistant to numerous adverse elements. FILE PHOTO | NMG

What you need to know:

  • The F1 range of hybrid seeds comprise those of tomatoes, onions, cabbages and capsicum.
  • With F1 seeds, post-harvest losses usually incurred by farmers are highly reduced.
  • Agriculture Entrepreneurship Accelerator for Medium Size Farmers Project is a three-year pilot programme of the Equity Foundation in partnership with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Firm introduces new fast-maturing, disease-tolerant seeds

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