Fresh plantains don’t keep long and are easily damaged during handling and storage. When there are plenty of fresh plantains available they often fetch a low price. And where people… [Read More]
The banana weevil is a small black insect with a long, curved snout. Attacked banana and plantain plants grow slowly and produce small fruits. The weevils make holes in the… [Read More]
When you plant vegetable seedlings directly in the soil, you can lose a lot of seedlings to disease, and transplanting them in the field takes a lot of work. Plant… [Read More]
Advantages of Irrigation With irrigation you can grow vegetables in the dry season. Low cost drip irrigation saves water, lets you grow more tomatoes and double your profits.
What are Mealybugs? There are different kinds of mealybugs. Each kind has a slightly different shape. They may be white, pinkish or greenish. A single mealybug can produce many young… [Read More]