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This free, easy-to-use website shares global and country-specific advice on crop health and pest management. The PlantwisePlus Knowledge Bank links all actors in the plant health system to the information they need for timely action against crop pests and diseases.
You can use it to:
The PlantwisePlus Knowledge Bank is part of the CABI Digital Library (CDL). Through the advanced search, you can access information across the CDL, including data and research across species, pests and diseases.
The PlantwisePlus Knowledge Bank is free for everyone to use. It is particularly useful for:
The PlantwisePlus Knowledge Bank contains a vast range of materials including posters, leaflets and factsheets. For ease of use, content can be broken down into the following categories:
These provide more in-depth, technical information on approximately 4000 pests and diseases. They are written by scientists and include information such as lists of host plants, descriptions of symptoms, distribution, and information on impact, prevention, and control.
These are management factsheets with practical information on crop pests/diseases and control. They usually give more in-depth information about a specific management method. They are written by partners in PlantwisePlus countries for use by plant doctors and extension workers who provide advice to farmers.
If you have a factsheet that you would like us to consider including in the PlantwisePlus Knowledge Bank, please submit a factsheet.
These are management factsheets with practical information on crop pest/disease and control, they usually focus on one crop.
These contain expert information from non-PlantwisePlus sources. They usually include some information about the pest, treatment advice and images. These factsheets are aimed at a range of different users and vary in technicality.
These are identification guides that enable users to identify a pest or disease, usually via images or detailed descriptions.
These provide practical information on crop pests/diseases and control in video form. It usually focuses on one pest/disease and may provide a detailed management method.
These provide further access to crop health information from both internal and external sources.
If you’d like to use the Pest Alert feature, you will also need an active email address.