Batswana urged to grow indigenous fruit trees

source: Mmegi
GASEBALWE SERETSE
Staff Writer

One of the local farmers, Lopang Seloma has urged Batswana to venture into growing indigenous fruit-trees for commercial purposes.

Speaking to Mmegi during an interview, Seloma said that indigenous trees bear nutritious fruit and that growing them will not only improve the diet of locals but will also help preserve them.

“After acquiring my farming plot, it came to my mind that I could not plant exotic fruit-trees at the expense of indigenous ones like other farmers,” he said.

Seloma grows local fruit-trees such as mmilo, mumpudu, motongolo, moretologa, morula, morojwa, mogorogwana and motsentsele on his farm in [continue reading]

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