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Causes of Diseases in Farm Animals and How to Prevent Disease OutBreak

There are many causes of disease in farm animals. The knowledge of what causes disease, and of how animals can

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Cutworms: How to Identify and Get Rid of Cutworms

Cutworms is the name used for the larvae of a number of species of adult moths. Eggs that hatch in

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Pulpy Kidney Disease in Sheep and Goats: Symptoms and Prevention Control Measures

Pulpy kidney (enterotoxaemia) is a disease of sheep, goats and cattle. It occurs in sheep when a bacterium that normally

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Tetanus Disease in Goats: Symptoms and Prevention Control Measures

Tetanus is a disease that causes stiffness that leads to paralysis and then death. Goats are very susceptible to tetanus.

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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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