mature in response to changing amounts of daylight.
Select bulb onions
that are firm, free of cuts or bruises, and have little or no scent.
Any you don''t use as spring onions turn into excellent red or white bulb onions
. They should be sown thinly and thinned out if the seeds are overcrowded, to 2.5cm (1in) apart, allowing 15cm (6in) between the rows, which need to be well weeded.
Any you don't use turn into excellent bulb onions
. They should be sown thinly and thinned out if the seeds are overcrowded to 2.5cm (1in) apart, allowing 15cm (6in) between the rows, which need to be well weeded.
To get an early crop, sow bulb onions
, early beetroot, carrots and parsnips in situ and keep them warm by covering with cloches or a horticultural fleece.
Havey's research showed that bulb onions
that were stored for 90 days accumulated sucrose from the breakdown of the more complex fructans, thus retaining the thiosulfinates and becoming sweeter in the process.
They are also sold as tree onions and bulb onions
and that would be the end of the story except I was asked this week if you could eat them.
So far, DA has temporarily suspended the importation of bulb onions
while waiting for the results of probes by PCC and the National Bureau of Investigation.
However, to be specific about onions (bulb onions
), they require cooler weather during the early stages of growth with a dry atmosphere and moderately high temperature for bulb formation and maturation.
Pungent bulb onions
and mild leeks are best for soups, stews and other dishes that cook for a long time.
More 25% of all fresh bulb onions
consumed in the U.S.
Green onions, I am told, are also a bit easier on the digestive system than mature bulb onions
. And they grow milder yet when cooked, as they are in this easy but intriguing pan-toasted green onion flatbread.
After the farmgate price of local onions dove by 50 percent due to the unimpeded entry of imported bulb onions
in the market and alleged price manipulation by traders, the Department of Agriculture has decided to provide cooperatives capital and reefer vans to help local farmers cope.
figure By LEOPOLD OBI Standing in one of the furrows of his onion farm in Maili Tisa, Kajiado County, while checking on his farm workers as they harvest the crop, Joseph Oloimooja is cheerful.It is barely six months since he harvested 18,000kg of bulb onions
from an acre of his farm, which he sold at Sh75 a kilo.