Health benefits of kiwi

January 12, 2020 14:56 pm

The high vitamin C content in kiwis may aid asthma treatment. In a study, intake of kiwifruit was found to have a protective effect on children with wheezing and asthma.

BANEPA, July 20: A nursery farm growing Kiwi fruit sapling in Thapagaon of Banepa municipality-10 has suffered damage worth one million rupees due to floods triggered by heavy rainfall.

Subsidized kiwi saplings distributed

February 11, 2018 14:59 pm

NUWAKOT, Feb 11: Belkotgadhi Municipality has distributed saplings of kiwi in subsidy aiming to attract farmers towards kiwi farming.

For a farmer, who has been doing a substantial farming and animal husbandry, the concept of kiwi fruit farming (a Chinese Gooseberry) would be a new phenomenon in Nepal. This fruit is known to most Nepalis, but the prospects of a better earning are higher from kiwi fruit farming.  This fruit is cultivable from the elevation of 1,000 to 2,500 meters from the sea level. It can be consumed as a fresh fruit, in the form of juice, jam, and wine. Among Soyou, Monty, Tomuri, Abbott, Hayward, and Bruno, Hayward kiwi fruit is popular among Nepali farmers.

NEW DELHI, Sept 12: India have kept faith with Rohit Sharma, on Monday naming the out-of-form middle-order batsman in a 15-man squad for the home Test series against New Zealand beginning later this month.

Tekbahadur Bista of Sakhejung village has been farming kiwi for the last seven years. When he started, Bista had no exact idea how well his new venture would pay him off.