Plant Disease Management: What You Need to Know About Using Organic Fungicides

Farmers and people in agriculture have been all out into researching for the most effective solution and strategy in reducing the losses caused by plant diseases. After discovering the roots of plant diseases, we have come up to a wide range of measures to control specific plant diseases. Continue reading “Plant Disease Management: What You Need to Know About Using Organic Fungicides”

Plant Diseases and Human Health: Do Sick Plants Make Us Sick Too?

Along with exercise, diet plays the most important part in our health. With this in mind, it is just right to conclude that what we eat would directly impact our health.

In this blog, we will try to answer a question that has probably crossed our minds at some point: Can sick plants affect our health? Continue reading “Plant Diseases and Human Health: Do Sick Plants Make Us Sick Too?”

10 Interesting Coffee Plant Facts for the Aficionados

If you’re a coffee lover, you probably won’t be surprised to know that coffee ranks as one the most valuable and widely traded commodity crops in the world. In fact, it is one of the most important export products of several
countries such as those in Central and South America, the Caribbean and Africa. Continue reading “10 Interesting Coffee Plant Facts for the Aficionados”

Postharvest Biology and Technology: Postharvest Technologies

The primary objectives in postharvest handling are to keep the produce cool, slow down transpiration and other chemical changes, and prevent physical damages such as bruising and impact in order to delay deterioration.

Postharvest technologies are there to stimulate agricultural production, prevent postharvest losses, boost nutritional value, and increase value of production. Continue reading “Postharvest Biology and Technology: Postharvest Technologies”

Everything to Know About Rust Plant Disease: Management & Prevention

In the first part of this two-part blog, we have highlighted the signs to look for when identifying a rust disease infected plant along with the causes of such disease. In this part, we will be learning about the ways you can manage and prevent rust disease from spreading. Continue reading “Everything to Know About Rust Plant Disease: Management & Prevention”

What Does it Take to Grow a Healthy Coffee Plant? (Part 2)

In the previous blog we’ve learned the importance of growing coffee plants. As we
continue, we will be learning about the other factors to consider for you to grow a strong
and healthy coffee plant.

Aside from the climatic conditions and the management of coffee plant diseases, here
are other points to consider. Continue reading “What Does it Take to Grow a Healthy Coffee Plant? (Part 2)”