Plantwise launched in Barbados

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The Plantwise program was launched at the Bajan Agrofest that took place at the end of February near Bridgetown. The agrofest is an annual event that this year attracted over 60,000 people, this is approximately 25% of the island population.¬† Working with the Dept of Crop Protection (Ministry of Agriculture) a plant clinic was run…
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Amino acid stops citrus industry going sour

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Lime Swallowtail by Tarique¬†Sani, SANIsoft, Bugwood.org The citrus industry is¬†of significant economic importance¬†to the US,¬†so when any potential pest appears on the horizon there is cause for concern. When the lime swallowtail (Papilio¬†demoleus)¬†was found in the Caribbean in 2006, scientists realised that it may only be a matter of time before these strong fliers appear…
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