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2/13/2020 1:45:26 PM -

Reuters https://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-locusts-tech/smart-drones-to-be-tested-in-battle-against-east-africa-locust-swarms-idUSKBN2041XZ

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations is to test drones equipped with mapping …

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12/18/2019 7:02:52 PM -

FreshPlaza https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9173178/papaya-mealybug-poses-a-threat-to-kenya-s-multi-billion-export-market/

Risk of banning roses and vegetables exports

The Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (Kephis) has stated that the mealybug, …

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7/17/2019 9:04:57 AM -

MENAFN https://menafn.com/1098756921/Kenya-faces-devastating-Prosopis-invasion-What-can-be-done

Author: Purity Rima Mbaabu  (MENAFN - The Conversation) Woody plant species have been deliberately introduced into many arid and semi-arid regions …
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4/18/2019 11:09:04 AM -
CABI The Plantwise Blog https://blog.plantwise.org/2019/04/17/maize-lethal-necrosis-disease-on-the-decline-in-kenya/
by Kathryn Reynolds

Plant clinic data collected by Plantwise countries in East Africa has corroborated a statement from the …

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1/12/2019 1:58:21 PM -
SciDevNet https://www.scidev.net/sub-saharan-africa/disease/news/pest-threatens-africa-citrus-industry.html Speed read
      • Pest causes citrus disease that could result in up to 100 per cent crop losses
      • Pest has been detected recently in Kenya and Tanzania
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7/8/2018 12:18:48 PM -

Reliefweb https://reliefweb.int/report/world/push-pull-crop-system-curb-fall-armyworms Summary Intercropping maize with drought-resistant greenleaf desmodium and planting Brachiaria grass on the farm’s edge helps curb fall armyworms.

Researchers …

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7/8/2018 8:16:05 AM -

AllAfrica http://allafrica.com/stories/201711150642.html

By Muthoni Waweru Nairobi — The Ministry of Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday signed a technical corporation program worth Sh50 million to be used in …

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7/6/2018 7:01:44 AM -

The Star, Kenya https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/01/10/armyworm-to-cause-more-damage-during-march-april-farming-season_c1695274

By AGATHA NGOTHO Dr Eliud Kireger, the director general of the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation, …

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7/5/2018 5:19:30 PM -

CropUpdateBiotech http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=16136

Kenyans are on the brink of starvation following a heavy infestation by the fall armyworm on their maize farms. First reported in the country in March last …

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6/23/2018 11:08:16 AM -

Farming First https://farmingfirst.org/2018/05/farmers-need-long-term-and-short-term-solutions-to-combat-fall-armyworm-in-kenya/

Fall Armyworm has arrived in Kenya to stay, but while the government develops a long-term strategy, farmers need ready and …

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