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.
Source: PR Newswire (18 May 2020)
CIMMYT contributed to rapid assessment and registration of biological control for fall armyworm.
Hot on the trail of fall armyworm, CIMMYT builds local research partnerships in Southeast Asia.
Entomologist and CIMMYT partner Mike Smith explains the importance of documenting the economic value of crop pest research.
Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.
Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.
Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.
Web app helps extension agents and farmers monitor the spread of fall armyworm.
Although farmers have been battling pests and diseases since the dawn of agriculture, experts warn that climate change could accelerate or expand their spread.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
CIMMYT entomologist strengthens native resistance in maize against fall armyworm and equips farmers with pest control measures.
Scientists in Nepal are evaluating push-pull cropping systems as a pest control method.
In annual meeting, STMA project partners build on the successes of research in combatting drought, heat, pests and disease.
Good weed management, conservation agriculture, and use of manure and compost are recommended to help control fall armyworm in Africa.
Delegates review the third year’s progress of the MLN Diagnostics and Management Project.