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Plant Doctor helps farmers in India go further

By February 24, 2018 No Comments

Each day Sunny Babu rises with the birds: 4am is the best time to really see what’s happening with plants.

As the resident plant doctor serving the needs of 1,000 Fairtrade farmers in the Manarcadu Social Services Society (MASS) of Kerala, India, Babu has a lot on his plate.

He might visit banana or spice farmers to check their plants for small pests or signs of disease, or he will teach farmers how to irrigate their plants.

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