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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (07 June 2019)

We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this month include the first report of a novel alphapartitivirus in… 414 more words

Agriculture

Are My Plants on Crack? Powdery Mildew on Plants

There are many species of fungus that cause powdery mildew on plants. Most only infect the leaf surface or stems and do not attack the leaf tissue of the host plant. 468 more words

Plant Healthcare

AfriPlantSci19 Week 2

The second week of AfriPlantSci 2019 at Pwani University,
Kilifi, Kenya was upon us. It was another jam-packed week filled with a wide
range of workshops, lectures, laboratory practical sessions and group events. 1,644 more words

Kenya

DIY Seed Nursery (Mini)

We are well into spring, and now is the time to begin sowing seeds (if you haven’t already). In my neck of the woods, which is currently Troutdale Oregon, it’s been a bit stormy and very, very wet. 380 more words

Education

Update: New Pest & Disease Records (05 April 2019)

We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this month include the first report on North American poplar leaf rust fungus ( 463 more words

Agriculture

A Brief Guide to 13 Common Garden Mulches

You don’t have to read many gardening books or websites to catch on that mulch is highly recommended for all gardens. But knowing that you ought to mulch your garden and deciding what to mulch it with are two different things. 1,583 more words

Vegetables

Environmental protection schemes

Farmers care about the environment.  It’s their workplace and their backyard; they are acutely aware of their responsibility to protect the soil, water courses and the food they produce. 113 more words

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