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…

Farming practiceMultiactor communitites of practicePest/disease controlPush-Pull in practice

Farmers in Gatsibo District, Nyagihanga sector, are embracing the numerous benefits of Push-Pull farming, an environmentally friendly approach that eliminates the need for chemical pesticides. Push-Pull technology not only offers significant environmental advantages but also brings substantial socio-economic benefits to… Continue Reading…

Earth ObservationPush-Pull in practice

In the period of September 13th, 2021 to October 5th, 2021 in and around Kamuli district, in the North-East of Central Uganda, UPSCALE team consisting of David Meinhof, Adomas Liepa, Dr Insa Otte conducted first field trials of ecological investigations... Continue Reading…

Farming practicePush-Pull in practice

UPSCALE partners regularly organize training and demonstration days – Roadshow events – with the aim to train the farmers and provide more information on the benefits and implementation of the Push-Pull technology. These take place on already established climate-smart push-pull… Continue Reading…

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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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Push-Pull Q&A Day 💭🌱

Q: Can desmodium be planted using vines?
A: Yes! This can be an easy and cheap method to plant desmodium for many farmers.

💭 See images and more on: https://upscale-hub.eu/farmers-guide-on-planting-a-push-pull-field-using-desmodium-vines/

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