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Simlaw Seeds history runs back to 9th October when two English Gardeners Simpson and Whitelaw registered it as a company then under the Indian companies’ act 1882. In 1968 the company was acquired by Kirchoff East Africa, a South African based company. Kenya Seed Company acquired Simpson and Whitelaw in 1979. In 2002 it was registered as Simlaw Seeds Company Limited. The main responsibility of Simlaw Seeds is producing, importing, marketing and distributing superior and reliable vegetable seeds for commercial and domestic use. The company has a wide range of seeds that have penetrated the market well .these includes: Cabbages; Onions and Tomatoes that are adaptable to various climatic conditions and adequately meet the local demand. Other type of beans such as Red Kidney, New Rose coco, Kenya Early and climber bean varieties such as Kenya Safi and Kenya Mavuno. Simlaw Seeds Company continues to play a major role in the agricultural sector in the East Africa region through strategic partnerships, engaging in relevant research, extension services and introduction of products into the market that are geared towards increasing food sufficiency and social well being of the community. Simlaw Seeds signifies a strong heritage of seed diversity. Mission To avail superior certified seeds and other agricultural inputs to maximise productivity. Vision A world class supplier of superior certified seeds

Gadam Sorghum – 2Kg

KSh440.00

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Gadam Sorghum

Gadam Sorghum, a high-yielding and resilient variety of sorghum, stands as a beacon of agricultural innovation in Kenya. Developed through rigorous breeding efforts, this versatile crop offers farmers a reliable solution for sustainable food production, livestock feed, and industrial applications. With its robust growth, drought tolerance, and nutritional value, Gadam Sorghum plays a pivotal role in enhancing food security and economic prosperity across the country.

Features

  • It boasts impressive yield potential, producing abundant grain and biomass per hectare, even under challenging growing conditions such as limited water availability and poor soil fertility.
  • Engineered with genetic traits for drought tolerance, it thrives in semi-arid and arid regions, making it a resilient choice for farmers facing water scarcity and climate variability.
  • Rich in carbohydrates, protein, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals, Gadam Sorghum offers a nutritious source of food and feed, supporting human and animal health alike.
  • It exhibits versatility in its use, serving as a staple food grain for human consumption, a valuable feed crop for livestock, and a raw material for various industrial applications such as brewing, biofuel production, and food processing.
  • Well-suited to diverse agro-ecological zones, it thrives in both rain-fed and irrigated systems, providing farmers with flexibility in cultivation and management practices.

Uses

  • Gadam Sorghum grains are commonly used to prepare traditional dishes such as porridge, flatbreads, couscous, and fermented beverages, offering a nutritious and culturally significant source of sustenance for communities across Kenya.
  • Gadam Sorghum straw and grain serve as valuable feed ingredients for livestock, providing essential nutrients for growth, reproduction, and milk production, particularly during periods of forage scarcity or drought.
  • Its grains are utilized in various industries for ethanol production, animal feed manufacturing, starch extraction, and gluten-free food products, contributing to economic diversification and value addition.

Application

  • Choose high-quality Gadam Sorghum seeds from reputable sources and prepare them for planting by treating with fungicides or insecticides, if necessary, to protect against seed-borne diseases and pests.
  • Prepare the land by plowing, harrowing, and leveling to create a well-tilled seedbed with good soil structure and moisture retention capacity, ensuring optimal conditions for germination and seedling establishment.
  • Plant Gadam Sorghum seeds at the recommended spacing and depth, either manually or using mechanized equipment, taking into account soil moisture and temperature conditions for successful emergence and early growth.
  • Apply balanced fertilizers based on soil test results and crop nutrient requirements to support vigorous growth and development, ensuring adequate availability of essential nutrients throughout the growing season.
  • Provide supplemental irrigation, as needed, especially during critical growth stages such as germination, flowering, and grain filling, to mitigate the effects of drought and optimize yield potential.
  • Implement integrated weed and pest management strategies to control weeds, insects, and diseases, utilizing cultural, mechanical, biological, and chemical control measures as appropriate to minimize crop losses and maximize productivity.

Storage

  • Store harvested Gadam Sorghum grains in clean, dry storage facilities with proper ventilation to prevent moisture buildup and mold growth, ensuring grain quality and marketability.
  • Store Gadam Sorghum straw and grain in well-ventilated barns or silos to protect against pests, mold, and spoilage, ensuring regular inspection and maintenance to minimize losses and maintain feed quality.
  • Store Gadam Sorghum grains in bulk storage facilities equipped with temperature and humidity controls to preserve grain quality and prevent deterioration during storage, ensuring timely processing and utilization for industrial applications.

 

 

Protein 15g 23% 30g 30g
Vitamin D 0mcg 23% 0mcg 0mcg
Calcium 320mg 23% 320mg 320mg
Iron 1.6mg 23% 1.6mg 1.6mg
Potassium 510mg 23% 510mg 510mg
Calories 280 23% 280 280
Total Fat 9g 12% 9g 9g
Saturated Fat 4.5g 37% 4.5g 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g 12% 0g 0g
Cholesterol 35mg 14% 35mg 35mg

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