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Mango production in Bangladesh

According to the Daily Star, mango production in Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj districts in Bangladesh might be hampered by unfavourable weather this year. The farmers are worried as large numbers of fruits, up to 70%, fell from the trees before ripening. 123 more words

Agriculture

Factsheet of the month: May 2015 - Tolerant bean varieties against stem maggots

The saying “prevention is better than cure” is no more true than when applied to agriculture. Taking precautionary measures against common pests can increase farmer income by investing a small amount of money into minimising crop losses, ensuring a high yield. 183 more words

Agriculture

Atenciones en Clínicas de Plantas y asistencias a los agricultores en la Amazonía Peruana

Texto escribido por Martha Passador y Javier Franco.

English summary follows

El éxito de una clínica de plantas se puede evaluar por la cantidad de productores que buscan este servicio. 686 more words

Agriculture

Factsheet of the month: April 2015 - Trapping banana weevils

According to the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Tanzania and Uganda, who produce almost half of all bananas in Africa, are only achieving 9% of their expected yield. 172 more words

Agriculture

Plantwise initiative helping improve food security in Zambia

Ever since Lackson Njovu, a farmer in Rufunsa district, learnt how to deal with plant diseases and pests using the natural way, his harvest has improved. 61 more words

Plant Pests And Diseases

Plantwise Bangladesh in a new era of partnership: National Extension Officers trained as Plant Doctors

The Plantwise programme in Bangladesh was launched with the training for module 1 (Field Diagnosis and Plant Clinic Operation) and module 2 (Introduction to Plant Healthcare) for 32 extension officers in Dhaka early this March. 419 more words

Plant Clinics