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4/15/2020 2:37:32 PM -

DownToEarth https://www.downtoearth.org.in/blog/africa/combating-fall-armyworm-attack-amid-confluence-of-challenges-in-africa-70405

The fall armyworm menace cost African farmers 40 per cent of their harvest in 2018. Amid COVID-19 spread, …

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2/9/2020 11:57:56 AM -

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-02-africa-neonicotinoid-insecticides.html

by Peter McGrath, Michael Norton, and Nina Hobbhahn, The Conversation

First marketed in the late 1990s, neonicotinoid insecticides have become the world's most widely …

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12/16/2019 3:14:19 PM -

The Guardian https://guardian.ng/features/agro-care/nigeria-other-african-countries-lose-200b-to-plant-pests-diseases-yearly/

• 40% Of Crops Lost To Plant Pests, Diseases Yearly—FAO • Contributes To Economic Losses In Sub-Saharan Africa—IITA • UN …

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3/3/2019 6:52:55 AM -

Daily Monitor https://www.monitor.co.ug/Magazines/Farming/farmers-control-cassava-diseases-/689860-4994670-ut5t5r/index.html

SUMMARY: To eliminate viruses, cassava germplasm from Nigeria, Tanzania, Brazil and Colombia have been crossed with …

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8/18/2018 6:01:23 PM -

The Invasives Blog https://blog.invasive-species.org/2018/07/27/fall-armyworm-is-here-to-stay-but-we-can-manage/

By Donna Hutchinson

By Roger Day. Reblogged from Fall Armyworm Tech Prize

In 1996 in response to the first international meeting …

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7/8/2018 10:51:12 AM -
SciDevNet http://www.scidev.net/global/farming/news/app-trained-to-spot-crop-disease-alert-farmers.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=SciDevNewsletter&utm_campaign=international%20SciDev.Net%20update%3A%2020%20November%202017

Speed read …

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7/7/2018 8:24:01 AM -

University of Bristol http://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2017/december/connected-conference-.html A major new project aimed at tackling the devastation caused by plant disease in Africa will be launched when world-class scientists and researchers …

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7/1/2018 10:40:06 AM -

The Conversation https://theconversation.com/ why-african-farmers-should- balance-pesticides-with-other- control-methods-93289 From the Plantwise Blog

Esther Ndumi Ngumbi is a 2015 Food Security Fellow with the New Voices, Aspen Institute

Insect …

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6/22/2018 9:25:15 AM -

Many thanks to John Wightman for sending this to Pestnet

GMWatch https://www.gmwatch.org/en/news/latest-news/18282-push-pull-technology-halts-fall-armyworm-rampage-without-gm

Recently GMWatch reported on attempts by the GMO lobby to persuade African …

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6/21/2018 12:51:24 PM -

CABI Invasive blog https://blog.invasive-species.org/2018/05/30/parthenium-controlling-the-worlds-most-destructive-toxic-weed/#more-1914

Will Holland

The poisonous Parthenium hysterophorusplant is one of the world’s most destructive invasive plant …

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