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Garlic seeds or butternut seeds?

General    Witbank

Please advise - I want to start growing either garlic or butternut under cover. What would you suggest. Where will I get the seeds from? Which of the above is the best? Thanking you Margaret

Asked by: Margaret (1 point)   Posted:January 14, 2014

3 answers    4193 views

Asimina Triloba flower eaten by..?
Asimina Triloba or Pawpaw pest control?

General    None Given

Hi there, I didn't found Asimina Triloba in the "specific plant" area so I made this one in general question. I have two Asimina Triloba (pawpaw) and I noticed that a flower has been eaten. According to you what kind of insect/pest eats pawpaw flowers? What can I do to control it? Thank...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:March 23, 2017

1 answer    579 views

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tomatotos production

General    Mandamambge,Zimbabwe

Tomatoes not ripeng at maturity stage .the fruit remain hard and seeds germinate in the fruit

Asked by: Simeleni Dube (1 point)   Posted:October 4, 2019

0 answers    157 views

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Easy irrigation system?


I have been thinking about installing a drip irrigation system in my garden for a while now. Is there an easy, cheap method to make one myself or should I just invest in a kit? What particular system would you recommend if I was to purchase one?

Asked by: David Brewer (3 points)   Posted:March 18, 2013

2 answers    2028 views

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Diseased Crop Images

General    Nigeria

We are building an AI powered crop disease diagnostics system as part of our technology driven agricultural initiative. To this end, we need (500-1000) images of diseased crops such as rice, maize, sorghum, soya bean, cassava, cotton, and millet etc. kindly confirm if you have supply us with...

Asked by: Francis Odukuye (1 point)   Posted:May 15, 2019

1 answer    368 views


General    Met├ín, Argentina

This is an aromatic plant. Can you help me? I need the KC for irrigation!

Asked by: florencia (1 point)   Posted:October 15, 2019

0 answers    277 views

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Treating seeds with fungicides

General    Malta

Hello, After visiting your website,which I found very interesting,I would like to know how do you treat seeds with fungicide. Thank you so much, Paul

Asked by: Paul Seisun (1 point)   Posted:March 17, 2015

1 answer    1233 views

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Rhamnus or buckthorn

General    None Given

I do have a good 5' tree and it's outdoors in high heat here in Saudi Arabia, watered every few days, it was hacked by aphids and ants but beem oil took control of that yet it haven't produced yet? Why

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:November 26, 2014

0 answers    528 views

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Prepping unused land in general, and for grain growing

General    Petoskey, MI

My farm partner and I are curious how others start at zero. We're moving to new land and have plowed and disced an untouched area with a Craftsman (26 horsepower) and its handy implements. We have struggled with getting them to dig deep enough. The land now is like a clumpy, dug up lawn. ...

Asked by: Jen (1 point)   Posted:June 5, 2014

1 answer    1823 views

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Will DIY fruit bagging work for solanaceous plants?

General    Philippines

I'm planning to produce tomatoes and eggplants organically and I'm concerned about the damage fruit borders may do to the fruits. Will DIY fruit netting work to protect the fruits(eggplant) and is it recommended? The bag will be made from black garden netting like a Chinese lantern.

Asked by: Robert (1 point)   Posted:August 23, 2020

0 answers    30 views

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Question on animal feed in Tanzania

General    None Given

First of all so sorry for just asking a question that doesn't involving a crop. But I used to ask from here because I know I will get some help from you. I am just looking for a computer software for formulating feeds for different animals like pigs, chickens, cattle, goats, rabbits, ducks, so...

Asked by: Ahmad Khalfan (1 point)   Posted:January 19, 2017

2 answers    921 views

Snapdragon pest

General    None Given

Both my snapdragon plants are beautiful and growing really well but today I moved one of the pot and found these clear and small bugs that almost look like maggots. There was a whole bunch. I moved the plant, next day same thing happened in the new location. Help!!

Asked by: Elizabeth (1 point)   Posted:July 1, 2014

0 answers    622 views

Nitrogen deficiency in Cannabis

General    None Given

I do have medicinal cannabis and they are grown outdoor where it's hot and humid. I started noticing this rust like spots or brown if you wish on the lower leaves rather than the upper ones. I searched online and it said it's either Calcium or Nitrogen deficiency.

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:July 2, 2015

1 answer    2003 views

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Reuse of compost

General    None Given

Sometimes I do have a plant that gets aphids or just dies of stress or any other reason and it has good soil? Can I reuse it specially if I kept it in the sun and sprayed it with neem oil and some baking soda for any fungus contamination ? or shall I not reuse it thanks

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:June 28, 2015

1 answer    1099 views

the flowers are kind of spidery
What's its name and is it edible?

General    San Antonio, TX

I have a vine-type plant that makes lovely flowers and red fruit. I am including a not-so good photo of the flower and a better pic of the fruit ...

Asked by: Charlotte-Anne Lucas (2 points)   Posted:September 2, 2013

2 answers    3656 views

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Plant & grow a nectarine tree from their stones

General    None Given

Can you plant & grow a nectarine tree from their stones?

Asked by: pauline (1 point)   Posted:August 19, 2013

4 answers    88755 views

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Plastic Laying

General    None Given

I want to move my layers of plastic closer together, currently we plant winter rye and mow inbetween rows. As we expand and need to be more efficient about using that land I want to move the plastic only a tire length apart. How do people cultivate, mulch, or deal with the weeds in between the...

Asked by: Aliza Pickering (1 point)   Posted:April 29, 2013

2 answers    3372 views

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How to grow Lavender and Hops Herbs

General    None Given

Question on behalf of Donga from Kenya:Hello,I would like to ask if you may help me with information on how to grow Lavender and Hops Herbs.Thank-you.

Asked by: deactivated (1 point)   Posted:March 11, 2013

1 answer    2195 views

Paw paw plant affected
Paw paw disease

General    Tanzania

I don't known tish disease the causes and management of the disease

Asked by: Faheem (1 point)   Posted:September 23, 2020

1 answer    26 views

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Animal health

General    Nigeria

Does this platform help proffering solutions to animal health too or only plant/vegetables

Asked by: Moses ANYANWU (1 point)   Posted:November 12, 2017

1 answer    678 views

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Flea Beetles

General    None Given

What can I do about flea beetles attacking the leaves of recently planted starts?

Asked by: Sherry (1 point)   Posted:June 14, 2017

1 answer    707 views

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Most productive vegetables for limited space?


What specific vegetables plants give really good yields of produce? I do not have a lot of space in my garden to dedicate to vegetable growing but I would like to plant some and aim for as big a harvest as possible. I was considering cherry tomatoes as I have heard they can be quite prolific and...

Asked by: Stan (1 point)   Posted:April 22, 2013

6 answers    11142 views

fall armyworm insect

General    Phulambri,India

maze crop affected in army worms insect please tell me how can i control

Asked by: RAHUL RANJAN (1 point)   Posted:September 20, 2019

1 answer    266 views

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How to plant mixed plants and where to get edible plants seeds

General    Lagos

Hi, I am new into agribusiness , I venture into plantain business almost a month ago. I have planted some plantain in an acre of land and the type of land is a swampy land, although I have digged some kind of gutter in between the farmland for passage of flood and erosion. However, I...

Asked by: Oladeinde Adeyinka (1 point)   Posted:November 13, 2015

1 answer    1072 views

Final stage of disease .after a week the stem also get dry out but the ginger rhizome will not get affected any issue
Ginger leaves turn brown and dry out

General    India

Hi All. I have a small ginger garden and it is planted 6 month back. Now I have noticed that the all the leaves(starting from lower) are turning brown and dry out. But the stem is healthy and it looks green there is no problem with rhizomes too. I have provided regular water irrigation and...

Asked by: Sreebin (1 point)   Posted:October 13, 2016

2 answers    2660 views

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Can anyone help identifying the following insect?

General    Nepal

Can anyone help identifying the following insect? Think i'am mistaken it for a beetle. http://tinyurl.com/p9n2xax

Asked by: Deependra Dhakal (2 points)   Posted:December 22, 2015

1 answer    1109 views

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What about the pathological description about Leaf spot in Turmeric?

Asked by: Dhamayanthi (1 point)   Posted:September 20, 2016

1 answer    751 views

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Weed control for starting a new garden

General    Brentwood, CA

I am starting a 1/2 acre vegetable garden, and I want to manage the weeds best right from the start. The area is in disuse right now, so I am basically starting from scratch. The plot is full of weeds right now: mostly pigweed, thistle, morning glory, nettle, and some grass. What are the best...

Asked by: Marlene (3 points)   Posted:May 27, 2014

3 answers    4101 views

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Urine Fertilization On Lime Trees

General    Trinidad & Tobago

Hi I have been hearing about Urine fertilization. I want to try it out on my lime trees because I have been wasting this vital resource for years flushing it down the toilet. So the question is, is this recommended and how to use it effectively?

Asked by: socarandy (1 point)   Posted:September 27, 2016

1 answer    585 views

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How can I keep deer out of my garden?

General    NY

They cause so much damage and I really want to stop them getting in. They even knocked part of my fence down! Does anyone know of an effective way of deterring them permanently?!

Asked by: Cat Sullivan (2 points)   Posted:February 18, 2013

1 answer    2036 views