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November 9th, 2015 / AllAfrica.com

thumb.aspxIn Rwanda farmers have been cautioned against planting seeds with short maturity periods. The advice was given by Dr Daphrose Gahakwa, the deputy director general for research at Rwanda agriculture board (RAB) while advising on how farmers can cope during the dry season.”We have several varieties of short term seeds that can help those people in areas that with an extended dry season. The seeds can take only between 70 and 90 days to harvest. However, the faster they mature, the poorer the yields,” Gahakwa said. Read more