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The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda, a pest of maize native to the Americas first reported in West and Central Africa in 2016, severely threatens maize production and food security in Sub-Saharan Africa. Native genetic resistance is one of the best methods of control of insect pests as it is contained in the seed making …
Post Date: 2023-08-04 06:15:22
Author: Ovide Nuambote
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The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), native to the Americas, was confirmed in West and Central Africa in 2016 and reported in almost all countries of sub-Saharan Africa in 2017, becoming thereafter one of the major constraints on the production of maize, the main staple food crop in the region. Cereals depend on …
Post Date: 2023-08-04 06:10:53
Author: Ovide Nuambote
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The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a maize pest native to the Americas, was first reported in West and Central Africa in 2016, before invading nearly all sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in 2017. This new pest causes an estimated $9.4 billion in annual maize yield losses of maize and severely threatens food security in …
Post Date: 2023-08-04 06:04:42
Author: Ovide Nuambote
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In South Asia, the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) is an invasive pest. The current research examines the current farming management practices and documents farmers’ opinions of fall armyworm in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. To assess current agricultural practices, identification of the fall armyworm and its damage, management, capacity-building initiatives, and support from government …
Post Date: 2023-06-04 09:48:25
Author: Fawad Khan
Community Questions
Hi all, I am researching invasive species globally that exhibit the buzz-pollination syndrome. I have used the CABI Invasive Species Compendium Open Data Repository (CABI 2022) to generate a report of invasive angiosperms listed on the CABI Horizon Scanning Tool (using the filters (1) datasheet type: “invasive species”, and (2) sub-phylum: “Angiospermae”. ). I need …
Post Date: 2023-03-14 01:19:29
Author: laura lopresti
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Post Date: 2022-12-21 13:34:36
Author: Johnnie Van den Berg
Community Questions
I am from India, working on spodoptera frugiperda for doctoratal study, i want to eggs of spodoptera frugiperda.
Post Date: 2022-09-19 15:31:21
Author: Sagar Patel
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The fall armyworm (FAW) Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith) is a major agricultural pest in Americas, Africa and Asia. Egg masses are covered with scale layers and the various scale layer thicknesses of these masses can affect parasitoids efficiency. The present study aimed to determine dynamics of the scale thickness on egg masses and its effect on Trichogramma parasitoid …
Post Date: 2022-09-11 07:34:05
Author: Lian-Sheng Zang
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Fall armyworm (FAW) Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) has become a major threat to maize production in Africa. In this study, six maize genotypes were assessed for their resistance to FAW under artificial infestation in both laboratory and net house conditions. These included two FAW-tolerant hybrids (CKHFAW180294 and CKH191221), two commercial hybrids (WE2115 and CKH10717), and two …
Post Date: 2022-09-08 15:50:44
Author: Geoffrey Anyanda
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ABSTRACTThe species Halophila stipulacea, considered invasive on the coasts of theCaribbean, was reported for the first time in Venezuela in 2014, in Vargas state.In this study, the distribution of this species in the country is extended to the coast of Carabobo state. Sampling was conducted in a seagrass bed in Laguna Yapascua(San Esteban National Park). …
Post Date: 2022-08-05 20:37:16
Author: carmen rodriguez

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