perennial crops and types

perennial crop and types of perennial plants? Perennial crops are crops which completes their life cycle or harvesting time period in more two years after planting. Perennial crops are mainly tree crops. you can check out other posts on crop classification based on uses, morphology, life cycle and  planting method

perennial crops, cocoa
perennial crop, cocoa tree

So going into plantation farming, you need a very large space or hectares of land. The land allotted for planting of perennial crop are lands reserved for no other purposes. check out agricultural land here

major characteristics of perennial crops

Perennial crop mature for harvesting after two years of planting
Anything perennial crop can be harvested for than 10 times during its life time
Most perennial crop can live beyond ten years

importance of perennial crops

The benefits or importance of perennial crop are as follows
Perennial crop serves as long term sources of income to the farmer
Crops like cocoa, orange and mango are a major source of food for families

Perennia crops are quantum source of raw materials for the industries or agro-allied industries

lists of perennial crops

The major lists of perennial crops in agricultural science are as follows
Cashes tree
Coconut tree
Mango tree
Oil palm tree
Cocoa tree
Cola nut tree
Rubber tree
Moringa plant
“dogonyaro tree” mostly found in Nigeria
Cherry tree
Duca-nut tree known as “ogbono” in Nigeria

guava, bitter leaf, pawpaw and date palm

perennial crop and types of perennial plants? Perennial crops are crops which completes their life cycle or harvesting time period in more two years  perennial crops, orange

frequencies distribution

  1. PRINCIPLES OF FARM OUTLAY
    30. SUMMARY OF FARM SURVEYING
    31. CROP HUSBANDRY PRACTICES
    32. PESTS AND DISEASE OF MAIZE- ZEA MAYS
    33. CULTIVATION OF MAIZE CROP
    34. OIL PALM
    35. USES OF PALM OIL
    36. MAINTENANCE OF PALM PLANTATION
    37. COCOA

You can also read our post on classification of crops and their use here

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  2. 1-What are the advantages of perennial crops?

    2-what are the likely diseases that can affect perennial crops?
    3-The names and controls for the diseases?

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