Kōrero: Market gardens and production nurseries

Harvested onions curing in the field

Harvested onions curing in the field

After harvesting these Pukekohe Longkeeper onions are left for one to four weeks to cure (dry out) in the field. Onions keep longer if excess water in their outer skins and roots is removed.

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Reference: Ho0004smt.tif
Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Market gardens and production nurseries - Major vegetable crops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20008/harvested-onions-curing-in-the-field (accessed 21 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008