The main food crops are maize, bananas, finger millet, sweet potatoes, sorghum, cassava, beans, peas, groundnut,
Solanum potatoes, rice and sesame. Other crops of relative importance in some regions are pigeon peas, cowpeas, etc.
There are many vegetables cultivated, some introduced and others indigenous. Of the indigenous ones some are semiwild
and still collected from the wild. Wild ones of relative importance in North and north-east Uganda include Cucumis
figarei, Corchorus tridens, Crotararia ochroleuca, Hyptis spicigera, among others.