Tomato farmers can now breathe a sigh of relief as there is a new sheriff in town.
Farmtrack Consulting now introduces the TUTA ABSOLUTA
trap that is meant to control tuta absoluta, the most destructive pest in tomato. Thus helping in reducing losses from our produce.
tuta absoluta also affects capsicum, pepino, potato.
Above is a video of the tuta absoluta trap supplied by Farmtrack Consulting in a tomato farm in Kirinyaga county.
With the continuous market ban on fruits that contain chemical residues,both foreign and local, more farmers embrace biological pest control methods as Farmtrack Consulting takes pride in capturing the attention of international media.
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Farmtrack continues to expand its market coverage trying to educate farmers on the importance of using pheromone traps to surpass fruit fly populations, which are the most destructive pests in fruits. In the mango value chain, fruit flies cause losses of between 40%-60% of the fruit production, thus this is a compulsory undertaking by every farmer to ensure the traps are placed in the orchards to increase their output.
Farmtrack consulting being the only registrant in Kenya tries to explain how the pheromone traps work to the Deputy president of Kenya,alongside other dignitaries, at the launch of farmers incubation center in Kibwezi.