Exploring the Best Tactics to Combat Fall Armyworm Outbreaks
Various tactics - both old and new - are being tested to try and control the fall army worm in Africa. These include the use of inter-cropping technology, natural enemies, early warning systems and use of biopesticides, writes Saliou Niassy and Sevgan Subramanian for The Conversation Africa.
The Conversation Africa, 7 May 2018
Cereal farmers across Sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing heavy losses due to the devastation by an invasive pest: the Fall army worm - Spodoptera frugiperda. In Africa it has… Read more »
The results of the armyworm invasion in Zimbabwe.
USAID Fall Armyworm Task Force Coordinator Regina Eddy says the U.S. is committed to pursuing a partnership with Africa in the fight against the spread of fall armyworm in over 35 ... Read more »