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close this bookBetter Farming Series 19 - Market Gardening (FAO - INADES, 1977, 56 p.)
close this folderOnions
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74. This is a vegetable which sells well.

But onions do not grow very well in moist regions; they grow better in a dry and hot climate.

Leeks, garlic, and shallots are grown in much the same way as onions. They are attacked by the same diseases. They need the same soil and the same care.