Inputs of Cashew Nuts

The main inputs in cashew production includes; Seeds/seedlings, fertilizer, organic manure,Pestcides& fungicide and  machinery and equipments.

Improved cashew seedlings can be sourced from KALRO - Mtwapa Research Centre (Kenya Agriculture Livestock Research Organisation)and its accredited nurseries.

 DAP,farm yard and  compost manures provide essential  nutrients  and also improve soil water holding capacity

Inorganic fungicide /pestcides are used to control pest and diseases in Cashew.

Machinery and equipments used in cashew value chain includes,Motorized mist blowers / sprayer  pumps,Power Saw,Pruning saw,Slashers,Jembes

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