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new record four larval parasitoid and two predatory spiders on Fall Army in Tamilnadu and india
Post Date: 2021-09-16 15:59:21
Author: Anandhi S
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Agro-climatic condition and soil of Skardu is suitable for all sorts of crops, vegetables, fruits and forest trees deciduous fruits like Apple, Apricot, citrus, pear, peach, plum and grape. Farmers grow vegetables (onion, cabbage, spinach, tomato, carrot and turnip) and field crops wheat and Maize on large scalePotato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is the fourth major …
Post Date: 2021-09-06 07:29:22
Author: shahid hussain
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The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda, is a major pest of maize in North and South America. It was first reported from Africa in 2016 and currently established as a major invasive pest of maize. A survey was conducted to explore for natural enemies of the fall armyworm in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania in 2017. …
Post Date: 2021-07-01 08:36:43
Author: Birhanu Sisay Amare
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The fall armyworm (FAW) Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is the recent invasive pest species, it spreads successfully across Kom-Ombo city of Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt in May 2019. It disrupts agriculture, particularly smallholder grain production such as maize cultivation. This study was undertaken to document two parasitoids, Exorista sorbillans (Wiedemann) and Pseudogonia rufifrons …
Post Date: 2021-05-17 00:41:42
Author: Hosam El-Gepaly
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Telenomus remus parasitizing Spodoptera frugiperda eggs in biological control laboratory CABI at Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Post Date: 2021-04-21 18:32:13
Author: Fazl Ullah
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The 7th in the series of technical workshops on FAW biocontrol takes place tomorrow, Apr 22, 2021 04:00 PM in Singapore (GMT +8:00). Register here: http://bit.ly/biocontrol7 The webinar will address the following: What is the potential for conservation biocontrol to help manage plant pests, including FAW? What conservation tactics have been employed to help manage …
Post Date: 2021-04-21 13:57:25
Author: Claire Curry
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Register for session 5 of the ASEAN FAW Action Plan Biocontrol Workshop Series on Farmer acceptance of biocontrol approaches and scale-up issues taking place Thursday 18 March 2021 at 4:00 PM SGT (GMT+8). http://bit.ly/biocontrol5 Speakers include Dr @Rica FLOR (International Rice Research Institute), Dr Manjunath T. M., Dr Siang Hee Tan (CropLife Asia), and Dr @Feng Zhang (CABI). You …
Post Date: 2021-03-12 12:10:53
Author: Claire Curry
Community Questions
Fawligen is an IRAC Group 31 mode of action (host-specific occluded pathogenic viruses) biological insecticide and contains a nucleopolyhedrovirus specific to the Fall Armyworm (FAW) pest. It underwent multiple evaluations and regulatory trials between 2018 and 2020 with organizations such as CABI and KALRO in Kenya before it was submitted for registration to regulatory authorities. Fawligen is manufactured …
Post Date: 2021-03-05 16:20:47
Author: Geoffrey Anyanda
Community Questions
Although FAW is an alien invasive pest, ICIPE research has unravelled significant information on widely distributed native parasitoid species in Africa NAMELY Telenomus remus, Trichogramma Following a comprehensive assessment of the performance of the native parasitoids 2020, ICIPE jointly with national partners in Kenya embarked on mass releases. So far over 140,000 wasps each of Telenomus …
Post Date: 2021-03-02 15:24:22
Author: Geoffrey Anyanda
Research Notes
Registration and presentations: Registration for workshop participation is free and ends before March 14, 2021. PLEASE NOTE : Registration for research presentation ends Monday 22 February 2021. If you are interested to present your research on biological control of FAW in Africa, please submit your paper on-line (a title and a short abstract, max 100 …
Post Date: 2021-02-20 09:14:43
Author: Samuel Mensah

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