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Kiambu  (01-03-2013)  Mary Wacheke

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Cabbages drying up

Cabbages start drying between one month and 1/2 month after planting.

 

01 Date of request:

19-02-2013

02 Name of Field Agent:

Michael N. Ndiba

04 Name of the village:

Kinyogori

07 Farmers name:

Patrick Mwangi

14 Total area cultivated:

1

41 Description of the problem:

The problem is usually noticed on cabbage between one month and one month and a half after planting. The problem shows on the outer leaves , signs of leaves are like being burned by the fire indirect or very hot sun and mostly the problem occurs during the rainy season, Eventually the plant rots off. The farmer tries to use Ridomil and Tata master presumably to arrest late blight.

42 Estimated annual financial loss:

30000

43 Do other have the problem?:

some

44 What did you do to solve the problem:

The problem occurs during rainy season the farmer assuming it is late blight he has used Ridomils and Tata master but the problem persists and the crop rots off.

45 Affected area (%):

100

46 Estimated expected yield loss (%):

90

47 Origin of planting material / seeds:

bought

48 Type of planting material:

improved variety

49 Weeding per season:

2

50 Field - years under cultivation:

more than 5

51 Inputs used:

Compost, Pesticides

52 In the last 3 years, how many times have you planted this crop on this plot?:

2

you find the answer of this article here: 8160
 
Classification
 
Africa Kenya Journal:Kiambu
 
Section:
  • Protection and Health
  •   Products:
  • Cabbage
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    Author┤s email:
     Email des Autors meery_myk@yahoo.com
     
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  • Destroyed cabbage in the field
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    Beschreibung:
    The photo shows part of the leaves that have been affected.
     
  • Affected cabbages
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    Part of the field showing affected cabbages and the leaves dropping.
     
  • Early stages
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    Closer view of a plant in earlier stages of infection surrounded by fallen leaves.
     
  • The cabbage field
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    The farmer in the affected cabbage field
     
  • At different angle
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    The cabbage field from a different angle.
     
  • Different stages of infections
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  • The farmer
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    Beschreibung:
    Farmer holding affected uprooted cabbage.
     
  • Farmer receiving answer
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