Solunum Gilo

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The plant does well in most soil types though would do  better in light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils.The soils need to be well-drained.It requires moist soil.

It cannot grow well in the shade.

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Local Names

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Varieties

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Seed Preparation

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Technique:

Prepare healthy seeds on time to allow timely planting

Garden Preparation

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Technique:

To prepare a garden for growing gilo,prepare small nursery beds, using the double digging method, add fertilizers.

Technique:

Fertilizer Application

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Mulching

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Planting and Spacing

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Weeding

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Harvesting

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Post Harvest

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Common Diseases

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Common Pests

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General pests

Gilo plants affected with pests usually reduce yields and take long to mature. In case they have fruits, they ripen before maturity.

Check out the page General pests to find more information about this pest and other crops and livestock affected by it.

Symptoms:

Wilting of leaves and fruits,drying of stems.

Prevention and Control:

Sprinkle ash on gilo plants to repel insects

Treatment:

Get pepper and crush it,mix in water to kill insects

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