fall armyworm

Food security
Features

Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.

Innovation and technology
Features

CIMMYT entomologist strengthens native resistance in maize against fall armyworm and equips farmers with pest control measures.

Food security
In the media

Source: Kenya News Agency (27 Jun 2019)

CIMMYT’s Stephen Mugo suggests early planting, intercropping and other methods.

Innovation and technology
News

Scientists in Nepal are evaluating push-pull cropping systems as a pest control method.

Food security
News

Experts discussed the status of the outbreak, the role of research and applicable measures.

Food security
Infographics

A series of infographics shows farmers in Bangladesh the threat of fall armyworm, how to identify it in the fields and what to do in case of damage.

Food security
Features

In annual meeting, STMA project partners build on the successes of research in combatting drought, heat, pests and disease.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Researchers suggest agro-ecological approaches be promoted as a core component of integrated pest management programs.

Food security
Press releases

Identifying best practices to fight the invasive pest.

Food security
News

Good weed management, conservation agriculture, and use of manure and compost are recommended to help control fall armyworm in Africa.

Capacity development
News

From smart mechanization to nutritious and drought tolerant seeds, partners discover CIMMYT’s latest research and innovations.

Food security
News

The CIMMYT community honors the memory of John A. Mihm, CIMMYT’s maize entomologist during the 1970s-90s,

Food security
Food security
News

Experts explained the spread of the pest and presented science-based solutions to fight it.