How To Make Millions From Mushroom Farming In Nigeria
By admin June 18, 2015, 0 comments
While the government (of Nigeria) and individuals alike are beginning to realize the importance and economic viability of agriculture, one area that is still constantly being snubbed is mushroom farming which is worth millions of dollars in the global food market and can create up to five million jobs for youths, IDOMA VOICE observed.
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Mushroom cultivation in Europe and Asia (particularly India and China) is growing gradually as an alternative source of income for many people. But, in Africa, particularly Nigeria, it is still allowed to grow like a weed in the wild instead of being properly cultivated and harvested for food and commercial purposes.
WHAT IS MUSHROOM
A mushroom or toadstool is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground, on soil, or on its food source
In Nigeria, it seems an essential vegetable, which regularly grows in the forest with medicinal value.
They’re fat-free, low in calories, and filled with vitamins, antioxidants, and other nutrients (they can even help keep your brain healthy).
The antioxidant content in mushrooms may help prevent lung, prostate, breast, and other types of cancer, according to the American National Cancer Institute.