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We evaluated maize landraces and hybrids usually cropped by African farmers for resistance to FAW larvae feeding. We did not find differences regarding leaf damage but some differences in terms of preferences and larval development were recorded. Please read our newly published paper in Plants…and Follow me on Twitter: @Xavier_Suric  
Post Date: 2021-02-22 18:56:14
Author: Xavier Chiriboga
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Host plant resistance (HPR) provides a foundation of IPM for safe and efficient management of FAW. In this African and Asian agriculture for 2021 focus, options for managing fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) in maize and sorghum are discussed by experts in the field Richard E. Goodman and Joseph E. Huesing
Post Date: 2020-12-19 11:34:31
Author: Anne Njoroge
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  A mobile app “Faw_ipm” has been developed that allows users to get instant information on the FAW management on maize in Indian context. The app allows the user to identify different life stages of FAW and/or the damage caused to different parts of the plant either using keys for diagnosis or based on images. …
Post Date: 2020-12-02 05:00:30
Author: Sengottaiyan Vennila
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Abstract Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith)) (FAW) is a petrifying invasive pest of maize (Zea mays L.) in Africa. Ten tropical maize accessions from the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI) collections and a check (Ikom White variety) were studied, under rainfed conditions, in a multi-environment trial (MET) to assess their responses to …
Post Date: 2020-09-15 17:51:58
Author: Ekemini Obok

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