A Survey on Guava Farming and Utilization in Kenya


  • Shikha Gupta, Dr. Veeresh Wali, Dr. Priyabrat Bhoi, Premananda Mohapaaatra


The guava tree is broadly developed in the tropical and sub-tropical districts of the world. It is very versatile, profoundly profitable, has high financial returns and requires insignificant consideration. The organic product is extremely nutritious with a trademark season and has a popularity universally particularly when handled into a mesh, concentrates, prepared to serve refreshments, wines, just as jams and jams. Despite the fact that Kenya has a positive atmosphere for guava cultivating, the natural dietary products and financial potential remain exceptionally underutilized because of low reception of processing and preservation strategies notwithstanding constrained research. This survey centers around guava production, utilization, processing and preservation with accentuation on Kenya. There has been dynamic increment in the total real estate under guava cultivating with different assortments of guavas being delivered. The nation delivers as much as 11,327 tons of guava natural products worth 1.1 million US dollars in spite of the fact that the organic product is basically developed for nearby utilization with insignificant preparing. Naturalized guavas from sprouts of haphazardly scattered seeds are normal over all the agro-ecological zones both in the wild and on ranches with the exception of in the dry territories. The natural product is that as it may, climacteric and has a high pace of perishability coming about to high post-harvestmisfortunes when in season. Preparing of guavas into business items can increase the organic product's worth, improve farmers' family unit salaries and upgrade their usage.




How to Cite

Shikha Gupta, Dr. Veeresh Wali, Dr. Priyabrat Bhoi, Premananda Mohapaaatra. (2020). A Survey on Guava Farming and Utilization in Kenya. International Journal of Modern Agriculture, 9(3), 522 - 529. Retrieved from http://www.modern-journals.com/index.php/ijma/article/view/246