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Machakos  (08-03-2013)  John Mutisya

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Grey patches on the apple stem and yellowing leaves.

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Apple fruit trees declining in terms of producion due to poor health

Grey lesions scattered on the fruit tree stem,branches ,leaves also affected.Some leaves appear curling and yellowing.poor yielding is noticed.

 

01 Date of request:

19-05-2012

02 Name of Field Agent:

Ruth Mutisya

04 Name of the village:

Kola

07 Farmers name:

Paul Muia

14 Total area cultivated:

5.5

41 Description of the problem:

Greyish pacthes covering the apple tree back and lessions notices on some leaves.Some of the leaves appear curled and yellowing in colour.

42 Estimated annual financial loss:

13000

43 Do other have the problem?:

some

44 What did you do to solve the problem:

Has previously sprayed with bestocks,milraz and marshals but no improvement.

53 Size of the plantation:

1

54 Number of trees:

12

55 Percent affected (%):

75

56 Year of plantation:

1998

57 Year of first harvest:

2003

58 Origin of planting material:

neighbour

59 Inputs used:

Compost,Pesticides

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Classification
 
Africa Kenya Journal:Machakos
 
Section:
  • Protection and Health
  •   Products:
  • Apple
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    Author┤s email:
     Email des Autors johnmutisya79@yahoo.com
     
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  • Apple fruit tree stems with lesions scatered all over.
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    Yellowing of the leaves and grey patches on the stem and some leaves.
     
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    The farmers farm with mango and aplle fruit trees.Intrecroped is also a pigeon pea crop.
     
  • The apple farmer
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    The apple farmer
     
  • Yellowing of leaves
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    Bright yellowing on the leaves.
     
  • The apple fruit farmer
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    The apple fruit farmer at his home where he received his response.