Push-Pull in practice

In the ever-evolving landscape of agriculture, farmers are constantly seeking innovative and efficient methods to enhance crop yield and livestock nutrition. Whether you’re a seasoned farmer or just starting, understanding the importance of fodder and its conservation in modern farming… Continue Reading…

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Food demand in the world is increasing and by 2050, the global population will reach nearly 10 billion people which will cause food demand to increase by 56%, according to Global Citizen. Along with this, food producers are facing major… Continue Reading…

NewsPush-Pull in practice

Stemborers and striga weeds are major problems in maize production. Many farmers want to plant their maize fields under Push-Pull technology to control stemborers and striga weeds. But in many areas desmodium seed can be hard to obtain or some… Continue Reading…

Farming practicePest/disease controlPush-Pull in practice

In 2016, Africa was invaded by a new threat to crop production called fall armyworm. It is a highly destructive moth that inflicts damage to a variety of crops and is most devastating to cereals such as maize and sorghum…. Continue Reading…

UPSCALE partner, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), will be presenting a paper at the Ecosystem service partnership conference: Further intensification of push-pull for better livelihoods of smallholder farmers by the team Sylvia Buleti and Shem Kuyah.

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Striga weeds

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…

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