Species

WHITE SORGHUM (Sorghum bicolour)

Mapfunde (Sh), Amabele (N) OVERVIEW: Where it does well: Sorghum can tolerate high temperatures, high altitudes, toxic soils, and low rainfall (400-800mm). Sorghum can recover growth after some drought; the plant goes into dormancy rather than dying. Planting-harvesting time: Sorghum is planted during the rainy season between mid-October and mid-December. Minimum tillage and planting in

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MOPANE WORMS (Caterpillars of the MOPANE EMPEROR MOTH, Gonimbrasia belina)

Madora (Sh), Macimbi (N) Insects are often considered a nuisance and pests to crops and animals, but they can provide food at low (environmental) costs and generate income and be part of fighting poverty in rural areas. Edible insects and caterpillars constitute one of the cheapest sources of animal protein. Mopane worms, the larvae/caterpillars of

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