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Sunday, October 23, 2011

POPULAR LOCAL VEGETABLES

MALAYSIA is a tropical country with fertile soil and hugh amount of sunlight all year round. This condition with heavy rainfall annually provide suitable condition to grow vegetables. There are 41,000 hectare of tropical vegetables grown in Malaysia in 2010 producing about 495,000 mt of fresh vegetables. There about 22 popular vegetables grown by commercial farmers  for domestic and export market. There are 9 types of Fruit Vegetables, 10 types of Leafy Vegetables and 3 types of tubers. Below are some of the top popular vegetables grown in Malaysia.


CUCUMBER


BRINJAL

LONG BEAN

TOMATO (HIGHLAND)

CHILI PADI

CILI BESAR

SWEET CILI (CILI BENGGALA)

PERIA (BITTER GOURD)

FRENCH BEAN (KACANG BUNCIS)

PUMPKINS (LABU MANIS)

HALIA


By,
M Anem
Cameroon Highland
Pahang, Malaysia

1 comment:

  1. Hi could you please provide the source for this information ?

    There about 22 popular vegetables grown by commercial farmers for domestic and export market.

    was hoping to get this list of popular vegetables.

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