Stemborers are one of the most destructive pests of cereal crops and can greatly reduce yields of maize and sorghum on smallholder farms. These pests can cause yield losses of 30 to 100% if they are not controlled. Control of... Continue Reading…
Striga or 'witchweeds' are parasitic weeds that affect cereal crops in many parts of Africa, reducing production from 30 to 100%, or complete loss of the crop. If maize plants are attacked by both stemborers and striga weed, the yield... Continue Reading…
I am delighted that our new contribution on smallholder cereal production is now published in @ASD_INRAE. We reviewed the ancient milpa and the PPT and propose their combination to maximize benefits.
@eap_martin @WoleOlagoke @upscale_h2020
'Fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, is a serious invasive pest in Africa but “Push- Pull” companion cropping can substantially reduce infestation.'
#pestcontrol #agroecology #H2020
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