fall armyworm

Innovation and technology
Features

Web app helps extension agents and farmers monitor the spread of fall armyworm.

Food security
Features

Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.

Climate change
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.

Capacity development
News

Visit to CIMMYT headquarters reaffirms research collaboration.

Capacity development
Features

Scientists mobilize African and Latin American knowledge to protect Asia’s maize.

Food security
In the media

Source: Mongabay (24 Oct 2019)

CIMMYT Systems Agronomist Frédéric Baudron advocates a multipronged approach to protect maize crops from the invasive pest.

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.