Does Dry sticks of Moringa Oleifera are good as fuel for biochar stoves?

Does Dry sticks of moringa Oleifera are good as fuel for biochar stoves?

Note from editor: Moringa Oleifera is also known as drumstick tree, horseradish tree, ben oil tree, or benzoil tree.


Mosaic Viruses of Cassava

Dear All,

I would like to ask  that 

1. Have my photos of Cassava in attached get Mosaic or not?

2. If it Mosaic viruses how can I control and protect it?

3. What kind or formula of Chemical that can protect it?


I hope I will get advises from all of you,


With my best regards,





WHY AFRICA CANNOT DEVELOPWe have a new government and a new Secretary of State for International Development. Sadly, the new government wants to improve trade links with the rest of the world, and it wishes to include parts of the world that will never benefit from more trade: if anything, they will be more impoverished.

Please suggest crops for Machinga Malawi

I am posting this question on behalf of Gertrude from Malawi.  She asks:

"Which crop would grow well in Machinga district."

Can anyone suggest some crops for her?  Many thanks.




Groundnut yellow ants: name and control


what is thename given to yellow ants that burrow groundnut pods in the soil? How can one control it?


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Maize: which are high yielding during irrigation / winter cropping?



Which Maize variety is high yielding during irrigation/winter cropping?


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