Mr Kimomwe H. Kimomwe, a plant doctor at the Lukozi plant clinic in Lushoto district, Tanzania explains in this video how he used the Plantwise Knowledge Bank to find out what problem a farmer had on his crop of cabbages. He showed the farmer the results from the diagnostic tool, and the farmer was able to identify which disease was affecting his plants.
The plant doctor was researching CABI Africa when he came across the Plantwise diagnostic tool. He said he has used this tool at the Nane Nane Agricultural Show, which is attended by farmers from Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, and showed some university professors who were interested to find out about the tool.
Click here to see more information about plant health and clinics in Tanzania on the Plantwise Knowledge Bank.
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