Crop Protection: 3 Methods of Protecting Your Produce Without Using Chemicals

According to studies, an estimate of about one-third of potential crop production is lost to pest infestation alone every year before harvest. Other problems like soil-borne diseases and inclement weather conditions generate additional fraction of loss every year before harvesting time. Aside from that, there’s also a general estimation of losing 10% of crops after harvest. Continue reading “Crop Protection: 3 Methods of Protecting Your Produce Without Using Chemicals”

Common Plant Diseases: How to Identify and Treat Them

Plant diseases are usually caused by an infection brought by harmful organisms or parasites. While it’s hard to accurately know what kind of pathogen has infected your plant, you can still identify the disease through its symptoms. In early cases, you can still save your plant from further damage or even death; however, this requires correct diagnosis. This is to ensure that you will be applying the proper cure for the infected plant. Continue reading “Common Plant Diseases: How to Identify and Treat Them”