Taking on Fall Armyworm in Africa: The search for effective natural enemies

Written by Ivan Rwomushana. Reblogged from CABI’s Invasives Blog.

The Fall Armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda has emerged as a serious threat to food security for millions of smallholder producers in Africa due to its rapid spread across the continent and extensive damage to staple cereals. At the last count, at least 28 countries were reported to be affected by the pest in Africa.

via Taking on Fall Armyworm in Africa: The search for effective natural enemies — The Invasives Blog

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