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Plant clinics helped improve my yield

I meet Rose Wanjiru Ireri in her 2.5 acre farm in Mbeere inspecting her crops. From the smile on her face, it is apparent that her plants are healthy. 283 more words

Agriculture

Perú: Dos nuevas clínicas de plantas para los agricultores Lambayecanos

Autores: Martha Passador (CABI) y Juan Pablo Gonzáles (EEA Vista Florida)

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Debido a las necesidades de asistencia en algunos puntos más lejanos de la región de Lambayeque en Perú, y  mediante dos nuevos módulos de asistencia técnica, en el cual las Clínicas de Plantas forman parte del componente de diagnóstico y recomendación a los problemas identificados, implementados por el… 792 more words

Agriculture

Factsheet of the month: February 2015 - Sugarcane Woolly Aphids

India is one of the world’s largest producers of sugarcane which is used in many food and drink products. Sugarcane is vulnerable to a variety of pests, including sugarcane woolly aphids which caused a 30% yield loss in the outbreak of 2002. 140 more words

Agriculture

Plantwise connecting smallholders to knowledge through ICT Interventions

The emergence of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the last decade has opened new avenues in knowledge management that could play important roles in meeting the prevailing challenges related to sharing, exchanging and disseminating knowledge and technologies. 919 more words

Agriculture

Factsheet of the month: January 2015 - Management of clubroot disease in crucifers

Clubroot is a serious disease of crucifers. It is found in many countries across the world (see the Plantwise distribution map).  It is caused by the fungus  108 more words

Agriculture