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Banana production faces threat

Banana, one of the staple foods in East Africa, is under threat from a fungal disease. Kagera region in Tanzania and Luwero districts in Uganda are the most affected areas. Black Sigatoka leaf disease is caused by fungus Pseudocercospora fijiensis’ and was first reported in Tanzania in 1987 and Uganda in 1990. The survey on […]

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Disinfectants made from Orange Juice

South African Biotech company Biodx, claims it has made a disinfectant from orange juice which can kill 99.9% of bacteria and viruses, including coronavirus types. The disinfectant is made from natural citrus extract, which is then stabilised with an organic biodegradable compound, which contains no chlorine, ethanol or aldehydes. The disinfectant meets stringent European and […]

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Veterinary Diagnostics

Veterinary diagnostics refers to the test which determines the various disorders related to animals. These tests are done by taking feces, blood and tissue samples of animals. Veterinary diagnostics help determine the cause of the disease, so that proper treatment methods can be utilized for its treatment. The methods used in veterinary diagnostics are immunodiagnostics, […]