Q&A – Why are my tomatoes not doing as well as other’s?

“I planted my tomatoes two weeks before my daughter, “and they are the same variety. “My garden soil is extremely humus, “and her soil has never been tilled, “or had anything planted in it. “Her plants are short and scraggly looking, “but have lots of large tomatoes. “Some are ripe. “My plants are almost eight […]

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Biocontrol of Legume Pod Borer (Maruca vitrata) in English (accent from USA)

This is a nice cowpea field, but we see some strange dots on the leaves. These dots are eggs of the legume pod borer. Inside the egg, there is a young caterpillar developing. The caterpillar hatches from the egg and wanders on the plant looking for cowpea flowers to feed upon. The young caterpillar bores […]

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Q&A – Why are my tomatoes not doing as well as other’s?

“I planted my tomatoes two weeks before my daughter, “and they are the same variety. “My garden soil is extremely humus, “and her soil has never been tilled, “or had anything planted in it. “Her plants are short and scraggly looking, “but have lots of large tomatoes. “Some are ripe. “My plants are almost eight […]

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