Seed production innovations, conservation agriculture and partnerships are key for Africa’s food security
Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.
CIMMYT entomologist strengthens native resistance in maize against fall armyworm and equips farmers with pest control measures.
Source: Kenya News Agency (27 Jun 2019)
CIMMYT’s Stephen Mugo suggests early planting, intercropping and other methods.
Scientists in Nepal are evaluating push-pull cropping systems as a pest control method.
Experts discussed the status of the outbreak, the role of research and applicable measures.
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.
In annual meeting, STMA project partners build on the successes of research in combatting drought, heat, pests and disease.
Researchers suggest agro-ecological approaches be promoted as a core component of integrated pest management programs.
Identifying best practices to fight the invasive pest.
Good weed management, conservation agriculture, and use of manure and compost are recommended to help control fall armyworm in Africa.
From smart mechanization to nutritious and drought tolerant seeds, partners discover CIMMYT’s latest research and innovations.
The CIMMYT community honors the memory of John A. Mihm, CIMMYT’s maize entomologist during the 1970s-90s,
Experts explained the spread of the pest and presented science-based solutions to fight it.