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Dear All FAO supports several TCPs at country and regional level in the Asian countries to support sustainable management. One important component of FAO’s strategy is the training of farmers on FAW IPM using Farmer Field School approaches for small country teams of Asian countries that face the FAW problem The regional training aims to:• …
Post Date: 2020-10-23 23:52:26
Author: Malvika Chaudhary
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Abstract: Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith) is the main maize pest in America and was recently detected as an invasive pest in some countries in Asia and Africa. Among its natural enemies presented in Mexico, Trichogramma pretiosum Riley is the only egg parasitoid used in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs regardless of its effectiveness. A search for …
Post Date: 2020-10-16 19:09:47
Author: J. Refugio Lomeli Flores
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Crop damage caused by fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugipera J.E. Smith (1797) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), has generated concern among agriculturists globally. In 2019, FAW was first reported in Sri Lanka, where it caused significant losses to corn crops. However, given that the two FAW biotypes – “rice strain” (R-FAW) and “corn strain” (C-FAW) – are morphologically …
Post Date: 2020-10-13 02:12:30
Author: Dhanesha Nanayakkara
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Nepal faces a significant risk of invasive species posing a direct threat to food security and native biodiversity. With the potentiality of causing a considerable loss in yield and quality, invasive pest species can lead to significant damage in the Nepalese agricultural sector. Fall armyworm is a polyphagous, transboundary invasive pest that invaded Nepal in …
Post Date: 2020-10-10 11:30:38
Author: Kushal Naharki
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By: Alice dos Reis Fortes; Aloisio Coelho Jr.; José Roberto Postali Parra A possible natural enemy for biological control of the Fall Armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith, 1797) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is the wasp Telenomus remus Nixon, 1937 (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae), an egg parasite used …
Post Date: 2020-10-01 17:54:00
Author: Alice dos Reis Fortes
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Corn production depends heavily on inputs such as fertilizers and pesticides which does not only degrade the agro-ecosystem but also economically inefficient .This study will be conducted to look for a new alternative means of controlling fall armyworm which are the candidate for sudden loss of yield by our corn farmers.This study could be beneficial …
Post Date: 2020-09-26 23:18:53
Author: Cyril Tura
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By: Pedro Holtz de Paula, Aloisio Coelho Jr., José Roberto P. Parra   The parasitoid wasp Telenomus remus is well known in the field of biological control. It is a potential agent to control Spodoptera frugiperda, with a few important examples of its use in South American countries (Colombia and Venezuela). In recent decades, several …
Post Date: 2020-09-24 00:55:21
Author: Pedro Holtz de Paula
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By: Marilia Corrêa Melo, Aloisio Coelho Jr., José R. P. Parra   The main hosts of Teleomus remus Nixon, 1937 (Hymenoptera: Plastygastridae) are eggs of lepidopterans of the family Noctuidae, especially species of Spodoptera. Eggs of Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith, 1797) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Spodoptera litura (Fabricius, 1775) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) are the most frequently …
Post Date: 2020-09-22 19:48:47
Author: Marília Corrêa de Melo
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  Greetings from CIMMYT -Bangladesh! We took several initiatives with national research, extension workers and private sector partners to mitigate the impact of this invasive pest of Fall Armyworm (FAW) management. FAW infographics are one of those. We have four infographics. I tried to attached each PDF file but each file is 8.6 MB, so …
Post Date: 2020-09-19 01:58:05
Author: Shamim Ara Begum

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