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Hi everyone, I am Dike Felix, a researcher at Fudan University, Shanghai, China and the University of Nigeria Nsukka. Am also a TeachSDG ambassador. I am looking for research collaborators interested in SDG4 for ESD projects. interested researchers please reach me via: felix.dike@unn.edu.ng
Post Date: 2021-01-14 22:09:42
Author: Felix Dike
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The second webinar on FAW parasitoid and predator rearing (ASEAN workshop series on biocontrol) is tomorrow, 14-01-2021. This follows the first webinar on parasitoids collection . link to webinar registration: http://bit.ly/biocontrol2 time : 10:00am Singapore time. (PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE DIFFERENCE IN TIME ZONE IN YOUR COUNTRY) Kindly submit questions to be answered during …
Post Date: 2021-01-13 09:08:35
Author: Samuel Mensah
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Durocher-Granger, L. Published a research work on the factors influencing the occurrence of fall armyworm parasitoids in Zambia. Their findings indicate that there is potential for increasing local populations of natural enemies of FAW through conservation biological control programmes and develop safe and practical control methods for smallholder farmers. Publication link : https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-020-01320-9 Authors are …
Post Date: 2021-01-08 00:28:47
Author: Samuel Mensah
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The ASEAN FAW Action Plan Biocontrol Technical Workshop Series is presenting Session 2: Rearing of parasitoids and predators for FAW Control. Speakers will include: Dr Rangaswamy (Muni) Muniappan from IPM Innovation Lab (convenor). Dr. Tadele Tefera : Rearing of the parasitoid, Trichogramma spp. Dr. Malick Ba: Rearing of the parasitoids, Telenomus remus and Habrobracon hebetor. Dr. Zhang Lisheng: Rearing of …
Post Date: 2021-01-05 09:44:09
Author: Alison Watson
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For the successful #fallarmyworm management in maize crop, various intervention approaches should be adopted in integrated ways. Adopting a single pest management approach may not be able to keep the pest below the economic threshold level. Hence the integration of various approaches at a time or on a regular basis is suggested for the successful …
Post Date: 2021-01-04 22:16:08
Author: Sundar Tiwari
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Rodney Nagoshi has posted some great research updates on strain distribution in sub-Saharan Africa, which were presented by himself and his collaborators at the Journées Scientifiques Internationales de Lomé, Conference in Togo. You will need to have a ResearchGate login to access these presentations: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/347560905_Koffi_et_al_Analysis_of_strain_distribution_migratory_potential_and_invasion_history_of_fall_armyworm_populations_in_northern_Sub-Saharan_Africa https://www.researchgate.net/publication/347983921_OCCURRENCE_AND_DISTRIBUTION_OF_FALL_ARMYWORM_Spodoptera_frugiperda_LEPIDOPTERA_NOCTUIDAE_AND_SIMILAR_MOTHS_ON_MAIZE_IN_GHANA https://www.researchgate.net/publication/347983584_Koffi_et_al_COMPARATIVE_MOLECULAR_ANALYSES_OF_INVASIVE_FALL_ARMYWORM_IN_TOGO_REVEALS_STRONG_SIMILARITIES_TO_POPULATIONS_FROM_THE_EASTERN_UNITED_STATES_AND_THE_GREATER_ANTILLES The authors for this work are Djima Koffi …
Post Date: 2021-01-04 12:40:26
Author: Aislinn Pearson
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There are certain reasons that farmers are reluctant to adopt cultural and other agro-ecological practices. They are: farmers want to immediate knockdown result, lack of knowledge on the benefit of agroecological pest management approaches, very few cultural practices are in hand, lack of farmers centred research, level of understanding on cultural and agroecological approaches is …
Post Date: 2020-12-31 09:56:16
Author: Sundar Tiwari

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