What Causes Crop Diseases?

Crop diseases usually occur depending on certain factors such as  pathogens, environmental conditions, and variety of crops planted. In general, they are spread according to the very nature of the agent that caused them.

The Importance of Post Harvest Technology for Fruits and Vegetables

What is Post Harvest Technology? Post harvest technology (PHT), most popularly known as post harvest handling, is a series of methods and techniques used in the preservation of agricultural commodities after harvest. It is a science applied to agricultural commodities for the purpose of preservation, conservation, quality control  and enhancement, processing, packaging, storage, distribution, marketing, Read More

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 Read More