Can you guess this plant clinic?

Take a close look at the photo below. Can you guess where in the world this plant clinic is located? It is one of hundreds of clinics, operated by national partners in local markets and meeting places, where farmers can find the plant health advice they need.  Click ‘Read more’ for the location answer….

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Can you guess this plant clinic? Image courtesy Janny Vos, CABI

 

 

 

 

 

Did you guess Vietnam? If you did, you were correct. This clinic is being held on a market day in Mỹ Tho. This is the capital city, center of economics, education and technology of the Tiền Giang Province, in the Mekong Delta region of South Vietnam. It is also a major agricultural and trade hub, particularly for rice paddy farmers. At this plant clinic, farmers find advice for crop problems from Plantwise-trained plant doctors working at the Southern Fruit Research Institute (SOFRI).

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