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Know your crop pests: Black citrus aphid

The black citrus aphid is a pear-shaped aphid about 2mm long.
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Furrow irrigation

This form of irrigation is good for row crops, such as tomatoes, cabbages, and leafy vegetables.
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Diatomaceous earth - natural and effective

Diatomaceous earth has been used the world over for decades as a means of pest control.
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Mulching: what it is, and how to do it properly

This proven method protects the soil year-round and suppresses weeds.
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Know your crops pests: Cabbage looper

The cabbage looper is typically mottled and greyish-brown, with a wingspan of 4cm.
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About Botrytis

This fungal disease can decimate crops, warns Paul Donovan.
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Know your crop pests: Red spider mite

The male of the red spider mite is 0,5mm in length, with the female being slightly larger.
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Fertilising beans

With dry beans, general fertility is better than direct fertilisation.
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Growing beans

An overview of seedbed preparation, planting and harvesting.
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Beans mean business

Dry beans make healthy eating and are always in demand.
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