Disease and Pest Control of Plantain

Black sigatoka is the major disease attacking plantains; nematodes and stemborers are the major pests. Black sigatoka is a leaf

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Leafhopper or Jassid – Symptoms and Damage Prevention

This is an insect that affects crops like Egg plant and Okro. It is a very vivacious little green insect

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Cercospora Leaf Spot – Symptoms and Damage Prevention

Family: Mycosphaerellaceae This is a fungus disease that affects crops like eggplant, hot pepper, sweet pepper, carrots, okro, Sugar beet,

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Organic and Inorganic Termites Control Measures

Termites are becoming a big threat to most farmers. These eat up the crops in the gardens, Farm structures and

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Leaf Miner (Liriomyza spp) – It’s Symptoms and Damage Prevention

Leaf Miner (Liriomyza spp) affects all species of crops. It is a black and yellow fly, it lays eggs in

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How to Control Pests and Diseases in a Pineapple Farm

Pineapple (Ananas comosus) is an herbaceous biennial or perennial plant in the family Bromeliaceae grown for its edible fruit. The

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Powdery Mildew – Symptoms and Disease Control

Powdery Mildew is a type of crop disease which affects crops like Carrot, Cucumber, Okro, Tomato, Hot pepper, Sweet pepper,

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Gray Leaf Spot (Stemphylium spp) – Symptoms and Damage Control

Gray Leaf Spot (Stemphylium spp) is a fungus which induces small spots on leaves and stems. It can spread quickly

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Bacterial Stem Rot (Pectobacterium Carotovorum) – Symptoms and Damage Control

The Bacterial Stem rot (Pectobacterium Carotovorum) affects crops like sweet pepper and Tomato. It is a bacterium which attacks fruits

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Root-knot Nematode (Meloidogyne spp.) – Symptoms, Damage and Preventive Measures

Root-knot Nematode (Meloidogyne spp.) affects all species. This is a microscopic soil worm living in hot, humid and airy soils

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Fruit and Shoot Borer (Leucinodes orbonalis) – Symptoms and Damage Prevention

The Fruit and Shoot Borer is a lonely translucent back head caterpillar which attacks bugs, mostly during dry season. It

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Coccidiosis Disease: Symptoms and Prevention

Coccidiosis Disease is a parasitic disease of the intestinal tract of animals caused by coccidian protozoa. The disease spreads from

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Newcastle Disease: Symptoms and Prevention

Newcastle disease has for several years been recognized as a leading cause of loss to poultry farmers, it’s deadly to

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Gumboro Disease: Symptoms and Prevention

Gumboro Disease also known as Infectious bursal disease (IBD) threatens poultry farmers mostly because it is a killer type of

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Tomato Russet Mite: Symptoms and Control

The tomato russet mite (Aculops lycopersici, also referred to as Vasates lycopersici, Vasates destructor and Phyllocoptes destructor in older publications)

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Chickens Open Wide for Gelatin Bead Vaccine

With regards to chicken vaccines, making sure all newborn chicks are vaccinated right out of the hatchery isn’t always easy.

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NEONATAL PIG DIARRHOEA – Introduction, Clinical Signs, Prevention/Treatment

Neonatal Pig Diarrhoea is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in neonatal pigs. Diarrhoeal disease in neonates

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