pests

News

As the pest continues to cause damage to farmers’ fields, CIMMYT trained national agricultural partners on integrated pest management.

Capacity development
Videos

A video to be aired on Bangladeshi television shows farmers how to identify the pest and manage a potential infestation.

Capacity development
Videos

A new video dramatizes the human stakes of the battle against fall armyworm and shows how techniques developed by CIMMYT and partners are helping farmers beat the pest.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dhaka Tribune (11 Jun 2020)

While Bangladesh is at low risk of a large-scale invasion of desert locusts, efforts to curb fall armyworm will help in addressing future pests.

Food security
In the media

Source: PR Newswire (18 May 2020)

CIMMYT contributed to rapid assessment and registration of biological control for fall armyworm.

Food security
Features

Hot on the trail of fall armyworm, CIMMYT builds local research partnerships in Southeast Asia.

Food security
Videos

Entomologist and CIMMYT partner Mike Smith explains the importance of documenting the economic value of crop pest research.

Food security
Features

Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

Food security
Videos

Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.

Climate change
Videos

Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.

Innovation and technology
Features

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

Climate change
Features

Although farmers have been battling pests and diseases since the dawn of agriculture, experts warn that climate change could accelerate or expand their spread.

Climate change
Features

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

Innovation and technology
Features

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

Innovation and technology
News

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