Update: Plant Health News (20 Apr 16)

Soil test kits help to identify what the soil actually needs, so helps the farmer to avoid excess fertiliser use © Chiot's Run (CC BY-NC)
Soil test kits help farmers to identify exactly what the soil needs © Chiot’s Run (CC BY-NC)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the government in Nigeria introducing soil test kits to farmers, drought hitting bananas in Nicaragua and community managed irrigation schemes in Ethiopia to help ensure food security.

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