As fall armyworm spread over Africa, Frederic Baudron advocates for a multipronged approach to protect maize from the invasive pest. “The consensus in the continent is that a combination of these three approaches — pesticides, biocontrol and agronomic practices — will be required to effectively control FAW.” Read more here.
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A scramble for solutions as fall armyworm infestation sweeps Africa
CIMMYT Systems Agronomist Frédéric Baudron advocates a multipronged approach to protect maize crops from the invasive pest.
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