Agricultural solutions to tackle humanity’s climate crisis
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
Breaking Ground: Anani Bruce guards Africa’s maize harvest from insect pests
CIMMYT entomologist strengthens native resistance in maize against fall armyworm and equips farmers with pest control measures.
System uses plants to lure fall armyworm away from maize fields
Scientists in Nepal are evaluating push-pull cropping systems as a pest control method.
Shifting to a demand-led maize improvement agenda
In annual meeting, STMA project partners build on the successes of research in combatting drought, heat, pests and disease.
New study identifies best agronomic practices to reduce fall armyworm damage
Good weed management, conservation agriculture, and use of manure and compost are recommended to help control fall armyworm in Africa.
International coalition keeps devastating maize disease at bay, but risks still linger
Delegates review the third year’s progress of the MLN Diagnostics and Management Project.
Fall armyworm reported in India: battle against the pest extends now to Asia
The voracious and devastating pest has the potential to spread quickly not only within India, but also to other neighboring countries in Asia.