broccoli and cauliflower

  Production Broccoli and cauliflower grown in cool weather that grow poorly in summer. The optimum condition for growth is temperature around 40°F for broccoli and 65-70°F for cauliflower(Delahaut and Newenhouse, 1997). Farmers usually cut the head about an inch from...

Chinese melons/gourds

Introduction In the Chinese community, gourd is commonly found on dining tables during summer time. Among the multiple types of Chinese gourds available in Hong Kong, this essay will focus on tracking the supply chain of bitter gourds and winter melons. According to...

green beans

Imported Green Beans in Hong Kong Green bean is one of the categories of vegetables. Two of its variety, namely French Bean and Long Bean in various forms are highly accessible to citizens in Hong Kong. We could get cooked green beans in restaurants, fresh beans in...

potatoes and sweet potatoes

  Life of Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes The potato family is often found in every meal of your life three sixty-five. Potatoes and sweet potatoes are healthy from the skin to the mash. They have high nutritional values – a high portion of various vitamins and...

carrots and cucumbers

Life of Carrots and Cucumbers Carrots and cucumbers are both healthy vegetables which have high nutritional values. Carrots have a crisp texture. They are rich in vitamin A and minerals, which benefit our digestive system and help improve eye vision. Cucumbers have a...

tomato and eggplant

The Life-cycle of Tomatoes and Eggplants Production: The planting time is important for agriculture. Tomato is not resistant to frost, as well as high or low temperature, and the requirement for growth is at an average daily temperature of at least 15oC. Generally we...