A start-up in the German city of Hanover has come up with an app that can control pests and many plant diseases. Just a picture can help farmers.
"Plantix" can help professional and amateur gardeners alike to diagnose and treat plant diseases in a matter of seconds. The new German-developed fungus fighter is proving extremely popular.
The fire, started by Germany's military testing rockets in the area, was expected to take a week to extinguish, an on-site firefighter told DW. Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen visited the region to see for herself.
In 2017, parts of Europe, Canada and the US were ravaged by wildfires on an unprecedented scale. In 2018, new records are being set around the world as hot, dry temperatures and fires become the new normal.
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