1. CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International) is an international not-for-profit organization that improves people’s lives worldwide by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. Has as its mission to help improve...
  2. Android iOS Wherever you are, browse your library of clear, practical and safe advice for tackling crop problems. Download factsheets for your country* and use them anytime, on or offline. Plantwise is a global programme, led by CABI, to increase food security and improve rural livelihoods by...
  3. Android Welcome to the Fertilizer Optimizer app! This app will assist you in using fertilizer more efficiently to optimize your fertilizer investments. The app will ask you for information on crops grown, area planted, expected crop sale prices, fertilizers costs and the budget you have to invest...
  4. We are focused on providing the best user experience we can, helping you to discover answers to your inquiries quickly, effectively and precisely. We have a range of content on thePlantwise Knowledge Bank, including, posters, leaflets, video factsheets, etc. For ease of use, we have categorised...
  5. S. asiaticais a hemiparasitic plant, native to Africa and Asia. In common with most other parasitic weeds, it is not especially invasive in natural vegetation, but is much feared in crop land where infestations can build up to ruinous levels, especially with repeated growing of susceptible cereal...
  6. The PestSmart Diagnostics package focuses specifically on the skills and methodologies required for field-based diagnosis. It helps plant health practitioners and students to develop and improve their ability to recognise symptoms, relate them to causes, and to identify what is causing the...
  7. CABI Open Books publishes a wide selection of open access books across various disciplines. All CABI Open Books are listed in theDirectory of Open Access Books (DOAB).
  8. A small to medium tree growing up to 15 m,M. albahas a short trunk, and a rounded crown with a dense canopy of spreading branches. Leaves are alternate, simple, 6-18 cm long, 5-13 cm wide, broadly ovate, dentate or lobed with 3 prominent veins running from the rounded or obliquely cordate base....
  9. C. nardusis native to southeast Asia and grown commercially in Sri Lanka, India, Burma, Indonesia and Java. It is widely naturalized in tropical Asia and grown as an ornamental in South Florida and southern California (Floridata,2014). Its native status in Africa is disputed (eMonocot, 2013;...
  10. We are focused on providing the best user experience we can, helping you to discover answers to your inquiries quickly, effectively and precisely. We have a range of content on the Plantwise Knowledge Bank, including, posters, leaflets, video factsheets, etc. For ease of use, we have categorised...
  11. Partheniumhysterophorusis an annual herb that aggressively colonizes disturbed sites.It is considered as one of the ‘100 most invasive species in the world’ by the IUCN (GISD, 2018). Native to the New World, it has been accidentally introduced into several countries and has become a serious...
  12. E. uniflorais a South American tree, widely introduced for its valuable fruit and as an ornamental plant, adaptable, fast growing, especially in rich, well-drained soils, forming dense thickets that crowd out native regeneration. Seeds in the sweet and attractive fruit are spread by birds and...
  13. Bauhinia tomentosais a fast-growing shrub or small tree that has been introduced outside its native range to be used principally as an ornamental (USDA-ARS, 2015). It has escaped from cultivation and successfully established in a wide variety of habitats such as disturbed sites, roadsides,...
  14. The natural distribution of M. azedarach is uncertain but is thought to be native to Asia probably from Baluchistan, (Pakistan) and Kashmir (India and Pakistan) (Troup, 1921;National Academy of Sciences, 1983), but has long been cultivated throughout the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and...
  15. Plantwise is a global programme led byCABI, which works to help farmers lose less of what they grow to plant health problems. Working closely with national agricultural advisory services we establish and support sustainable networks ofplant clinics, run bytrained plant doctors, where farmers can...
  16. SciDev.Netis the world’s leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis about science and technology for global development. Our mission is to use independent journalism to help individuals and organisations apply science to decision-making in order to drive equitable,...
  17. CABI is a leading provider of microbial services. We specialize in microbial identification and verification, and provide professional microbiology services in support of industry, academia and agriculture. Our team of scientists includes mycologists, molecular biologists, bacteriologists,...