Results:
Sort Order:
Show:

Research Notes
Two potential cover crops such as cowpea and sunnhemp have the potential to reduce the larval population of #fallarmyworm by lengthening the developmental time and increasing larval mortality. The other cover crops such as either corn or sorghum-sudangrass are two more preferred crops for the fall armyworm. Hence there is a potential to design a …
Post Date: 2021-01-21 15:26:56
Author: Sundar Tiwari
Research Notes
Gender role in fall armyworm management is very crucial. Research says, male farmers prefer easy and quick management practices while female farmers prefer more environmental-friendly cultural practices. Physical/cultural practices were dominated by hand-picking and crushing egg masses, application of ash, sand or liquid detergent on the larvae, and early planting. More female than male farmers …
Post Date: 2021-01-20 23:11:21
Author: Sundar Tiwari
Community Questions
Webinar on Managing Fall Armyworm (FAW) in corn production on 20 January 2021, 10.00 hours through the MS Teams platform. The webinar’s objective is to share knowledge, techniques, and initiate regional cooperation, strategies in managing fall armyworm infestations. Register here : http://bit.ly/3o5GNfz
Post Date: 2021-01-19 11:30:10
Author: Geoffrey Anyanda
Community Questions
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
Community Questions
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
Community Questions
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
Research Notes
Fall Armyworm is spreading fast across SSA, devastating crops and farmers’ livelihoods. The pest may eventually spread to the Middle East and Europe. In a Podcast , Allan Hruska is the Principal Technical Coordinator on the Fall Armyworm response at the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). He explains how the app works to help farmers …
Post Date: 2020-12-28 20:04:26
Author: Geoffrey Anyanda
Community Questions
Maintaining crop and non-crop diversity from field to landscape-level are more useful for the natural enemies and improve conservation biological control by increasing their fitness. These measures which are popular in our communities are crop rotation, intercropping, mix-cropping, maintaining diverse field margins with many flowering and non-flowering plants, increasing the forest diversity at a landscape …
Post Date: 2020-12-24 02:19:57
Author: Sundar Tiwari

Comments are closed.