Kenya: Plant clinics help farmers battle climate-linked crop blights

AlertNet: Mary Kihara pulls a sickly-looking tomato plant out of a green plastic bag. She has travelled more than 10 km from her farm to Wangige market in Kikuyu district, central Kenya. But she is not coming to sell. Her plant is diseased, and Kihara has brought it to show to a plant doctor - a specialist trained to diagnose crop diseases and offer advice on the best treatment. "This clinic helps a lot because when you come they tell you the medicine to buy,' said Kihara, a farmer in her 50s who owns......

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