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.
The voracious and devastating pest has the potential to spread quickly not only within India, but also to other neighboring countries in Asia.