The Knowledge Bank houses over 15,000 pieces of content on crop health issues, including pest and disease management, farming practices and pest distribution. To access all available content, go to theBrowse page. You can find specific content of interest using the search tool and filter options. For more information on the content types available, visit the Using the PWKB page.
The PlantwisePlus Knowledge Bank features a number of tools to help you identify pests and manage your crops:
Identify a pest: Are you unable to identify the symptoms on a crop? Use the diagnostic tool and species pages to help
Country resources: Browse pest management resources by country, including pesticide lists, diagnostic support and guidelines for writing extension materials
Pest alerts: New reports of pests are regularly published in the scientific literature. Sign up for monthly pest alerts straight to your inbox. Choose from country, region or worldwide alerts
My projects: Create your own PDF booklet of PWKB content and other CABI Digital Library materials, which you can download and print
Farmers’ crops are increasingly at the mercy of climate change, pests and diseases. PlantwisePlus will work to help countries predict, prepare for and prevent potential threats and reduce crop losses. We will provide comprehensive support to countries and farmers so they meet the increasing global demand for quality food in a changing climate.
Get an overview of how PlantwisePlus aims to help women and men farmers to improve the quantity and quality of the food they produce.