Diagnoses

Thrips Damage in Onions

IPM  For full management and control of Thrips in onions, a combination of control methods is recommended. Here are some methods that can be […]

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Sooty Mold on Tomato

Sooty molds thrive where sap feeding insects are actively feeding and secreting honeydew. Manage sap sucking insects mostly aphids and white flies to effectively […]

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Whiteflies attack on tomatoes

IPM is recommend for better management of whiteflies. The following methods can be used in combination. Biological Control: Use of Bio pesticides such as […]

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Possible deficiency in Iron or Nitrogen

Possible deficiency in Iron or Nitrogen

Leaf symptoms such as yellowing of young leaves may be an indication of nutrient deficiency. However, further tests on the soil and/or crop tissue […]

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Leaf mold caused by the fungal pathogen Passalore fulva in tomatoes

Leaf mold caused by the fungal pathogen Passalore fulva in tomatoes

Always ensure good sanitation such as removal of debris after harvest. Planting clean seeds is also highly recommended. Other measures include reducing periods of […]

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Early blight in tomatoes

Early blight in tomatoes

Avoid overhead irrigation late in the evening as this enhances humidity which in turn promotes fungal growth. Use recommended spacing at planing. Weekly Bacillus […]

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Bacterial spot in capsicum

Bacterial spot in capsicum

Apply biological solutions such as Bacillus subtilis on early detection and in case of serious disease severance, uproot the crop. Use resistant seed varieties […]

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