Counties Urged To Scale Up And Adopt Pest Control Technologies
Source: Kenya News Agency (17 Mar 2023)
How can plant health technologies be more widely adopted by smallholders in Kenya?
Plant Health Innovation Platform at Kiboko, Kenya: integrating and testing eco-friendly solutions against fall armyworm
Participatory testing of fall armyworm (FAW) solutions is helping to find eco-friendly and cost-effective integrated pest management (IPM) packages in Kenya.
Taking Aim Against the Dire Threat of Fall Army Worm
Source: The Farming Forum (30 Dec 2022)
Latest progress on fall armyworm prevention and protection show signs of success for smallholders.
Research shows impact of root and crown rot in wheat
A unique study by CIMMYT scientists in Türkiye in collaboration with scientists from the Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University, Türkiye demonstrate the prevalence of fungi species in wheat production areas in Kazakhstan, which could be affecting wheat yield and quality.
Kenya: Scientists team up to control fall army worms
Source: Agro News (9 Nov 2022)
Scientists are working to contain the spread of fall armyworm in Kenya with naturally resistant varieties and eco-friendly solutions.
Combatting soil-borne pathogens and nematodes vital for food security
Impressions from attendees of the VIII International Cereal Nematode Symposium.
Partnerships crucial for protecting plant health
Insights from the CGIAR Plant Health Initiative reached new audiences at the first ever International Plant Health Conference.
Soil scientists and stakeholders reflect on progress and impacts of CIMMYT-Rwanda partnership for soil health
“Strong partnership” highlighted as CIMMYT and the Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board review progress in managing acid soil.
CGIAR Plant Health Initiative formally launched on the International Day of Plant Health
The Initiative targets a broad range of pests and diseases affecting cereals, legumes, potato, sweet potato, cassava, banana and other vegetables.
Preventing and protecting against wheat blast
Cross-regional collaboration brings wheat blast protection to farmers in Bangladesh and Brazil.
Protecting plants will protect people and the planet
Understanding the relationship between climate change and plant health is key to conserving biodiversity and boosting food production today and for future generations.
Consider the seed
The second installment in the CGIAR International Year of Plant Health Webinar Series tackles the often-overlooked issue of germplasm health.
CGIAR webinar unleashes multidisciplinary approach to climate change and plant health
Experts and over 900 participants tackled the agricultural, social, and environmental consequences of climate change-driven impacts on plant health.
Unleashing the potential of plant health
Webinar series from CGIAR examines the components of the crop supply chain, as part of the International Year of Plant Health.
Announcing CIMMYT-derived fall armyworm tolerant elite maize hybrids for eastern and southern Africa
Breakthrough comes after three years of intensive research and trials conducted in Kenya — and during the United Nations International Year of Plant Health — and represents a significant advance in the global fight against fall armyworm.