Tomatoes

Tomato is one of the most highly consumed vegetable in Kenya.
It is grown for fresh market, processing and export market.
The information covered here includes:

  • Ecological Requirements
  • Tomato Varieties
  • Husbandry practices
  • Pests and nutrients disorders
  • Diseases
  • Harvesting and Post Harvest Handling
  • Marketing, Gross margin and Value addition

Other sources of information

  • For market information contact: Ministry of Agriculture – Marketing Division; KACE.
  • For detailed gross margin and profitability contact: Ministry of Agriculture – Agribusiness Division.
  • On recommended chemicals contact: Pest Control and Produce Board, Agrochemical Association of Kenya and Registered Agrovets.
  • On soil analysis contact: Kenya Soil Survey – KARI.