Snails are now becoming threat to Urban farmers growing pumpkin in Nairobi
County and unless solution is found growing of the most loved vegetables and
fruits will no more.
Snails are reported to be destroying pumpkin during germination period especially
during this dry spell and yet majority of Urban farmers who are mostly old
women have no information on the use of chemicals
The paste were dictated at Railwayline Vegetable Garden were the destroy
pumpkin at night and hibernate in dust during day time due to dry season being
experienced in the city.
Apart from pumpkin snails are now destroying other vegetables among Nairobi Urban
farmers during germination period.
The only solution is for scientist to come out with cheap chemical and more awareness
to be created
Pumpkin one of the biggest fruit in Africa is known to have traditions which needs to
be followed in order grow well