Update: Plant Health News (24 Sep 14)

Farmers in some areas of Côte d'Ivoire have reported the appearance of black pod disease (Credit: Marie-Claude Bon, EBCL, USDA)
Farmers in some areas of Côte d’Ivoire have reported the appearance of black pod disease (Credit: Marie-Claude Bon, EBCL, USDA)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including a new disease resistant maize released for farmers in Kenya, bitter-sweet effects of rain on the Ivorian cocoa crop and how cheap mobiles phones are driving Myanmar’s farming revolution.

Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!

See more plant health news on the Plantwise Knowledge Bank.

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