CABI’s expertise in plant health management highlighted at symposium to mark International Day of Plant Health

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CABI’s expertise in plant health management has been highlighted at a symposium at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels which was held to mark International Day of Plant Health. Dr MaryLucy Oronje, CABI’s scientist in Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, spoke about examples of plant health networks and…
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Study explores biology, impact, management and potential distribution of destructive longhorn beetle

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A new study, published in the Journal of Pest Science, explores the biology, impact, management, and potential distribution of the invasive, red-necked longhorn beetle (Aromia bungii) which has recently invaded Japan, Germany, and Italy. The review is mainly based on Chinese literature and intended to reveal the rather concealed but…
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Team of global experts to develop beneficial nematode-based biocontrol solution to fall armyworm

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CABI has joined a team of international experts to develop beneficial nematode-based biocontrol solutions to fight the devastating fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) in Africa. Entomopathogenic nematodes are tiny insect-killing worms, also called beneficial nematodes, and have been used for nearly a century as safer-to-use and more environmentally friendly biocontrol agents…
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Developing beneficial nematode-based biocontrol solutions to fall armyworm in Africa

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Crop success celebrated in Zambia after farmers plant virus-free cassava cuttings

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Smallholder cassava farmers in Zambia are celebrating success after growing their crops with clean cassava cuttings free from the potentially devastating Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) that threatens livelihoods and food security. Seventy percent of the 500 farmers in the Nsama District of Northern Province – that in February 2023…
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National Prosopis Strategy created with expertise from CABI and partners approved by Kenyan government

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A National Prosopis Strategy (NPS) created with expertise from CABI and a range of partners has been approved by the Kenyan government to help protect the country’s environment, ecosystem services and livelihoods from Prosopis juliflora. The National Strategy and Action Plan for the Management and Control of the Invasive Prosopis…
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