Farmers in Kinangop counting losses after snail invasion

Farmers at a cabbage farm attacked by snails in Kinangop, Nyandarua County on December 27, 2019. PHOTO | WAIKWA MAINA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • “They are multiplying very fast. Their eggs are all over the farm. We have tried to use table salt as directed by agronomists but it doesn't work. It’s not possible to sprinkle the salt in the entire farm,” said Mr Njau, a peas farmer.

Destructive snails have invaded farms in Kinangop, Nyandarua County, causing massive destruction to horticultural crops.

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