Our plant pathology and nematode screening offers an affordable way of diagnosing diseases for both commercial growers and smallholder farmers. We can screen all parts of the plant including the leaves, roots, fruits and stems, and can diagnose a wide variety of different fungal, bacterial and viral diseases including leaf spots, root rot diseases, mosaic viruses, cankers and wilt. We also screen for nematodes.
In addition to plant tissue, we can also test soils and growth substrates for diseases that will limit your yields. We can also provide practical recommendations, helping you to quickly and effectively take the best corrective action.
Order our services and get to know how to improve your soil for better yeilds.
In recent months, a number of amendments to the EU 396/2005 Regulation have been published. Some of these changes are already active since April 14 and 28 and May 3, 2022. Regulation EU 2021/476 is an amendment of Annexes II, III and IV to Regulation EU 396/2005; and indicates a change in Maximum Residue Levels […]Read More
Cover crops are planted to cover the soil rather than for the sole purpose of being harvested. Commercial cropping and removal of crop residue leaves the soil surface bare until the next crop is planted. Bare soils are very fragile and prone to erosion, capping, heating, and degeneration. Bare soils cause floods and dust storms. […]Read More
Biochar is the new buzzword in farming. What is it? Biochar is basically ‘charred’ agricultural waste created through slow-burning of organic matter in the absence of oxygen (pyrolysis). This creates a porous, high carbon, stable material that can be added to the soil to improve soil properties. The claims for the benefits of biochar are […]Read More
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Cropnuts (or Crop Nutrition Laboratory Services Ltd) is a private company that offers laboratory analytics and expert agricultural advice in Africa. We started out as a small analytical laboratory, offering services for agriculture and food safety...Read More
Crop Nutrition Laboratory Services, Limuru, off Limuru road, P.O. Box 66437-00800 Nairobi – Kenya
+254 711 094 444 /