Cookies on CABI Scientific Outputs

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

Results per page:

Search results

Mark: All / None
AbstractFull Text

Following the development and dissemination of new climate-smart agricultural technologies to farmers globally, there has been an increase in the number of socio-economic studies on the adoption of climate-smart integrated pests' management (CS-IPM) technologies over the years. In this study, we...

Author(s)
Sekabira, H.; Tepa-Yotto, G. T.; Djouaka, R.; Clottey, V.; Gaitu, C.; Tamò, M.; Kaweesa, Y.; Ddungu, S. P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Agriculture, 2022, 12, 7,
Abstract

Invasive alien species (IAS) continue to shape the global landscape through their effects on biological diversity and agricultural productivity. The effects are particularly pronounced in Sub-Saharan Africa, which has seen the arrival of many IAS in recent years. This has been attributed to porous...

Author(s)
Kenis, M.; Agboyi, L. K.; Adu-Acheampong, R.; Ansong, M.; Arthur, S.; Attipoe, P. T.; Baba, A. S. M.; Beseh, P.; Clottey, V. A.; Combey, R.; Dzomeku, I.; Eddy-Doh, M. A.; Fening, K. O.; Frimpong-Anin, K.; Hevi, W.; Lekete-Lawson, E.; Nboyine, J. A.; Ohene-Mensah, G.; Oppong-Mensah, B.; Nuamah, H. S. A.; Puije, G. van der; Mulema, J.
Publisher
Pensoft Publishers, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
NeoBiota, 2022, 71, pp 129-148
Abstract

Increasing and competing demands on agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa mean that policy and investment decisions become more complex. Despite growing consensus on the need for sustainable agricultural intensification, there is limited agreement on how to achieve this in practice. Governments and...

Author(s)
Lamboll, R.; Nelson, V.; Million Gebreyes; Kambewa, D.; Chinsinga, B.; Karbo, N.; Rukonge, A.; Sekeleti, M.; Wakun'uma, W. L.; Gutema, T. H.; Henjewele, M.; Kampanje-Phiri, J.; Masikati-Hlanguyo, P.; Quaye, W.; Duah, S.; Kivuyo, M.; Nyanga, P.; Essilfie, M. A.; Asafu-Adjaye, N. Y.; Clottey, V.; Martin, A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 2021, 19, 5/6, pp 609-635
Abstract

In response to the threat caused by the fall armyworm to African maize farmers, we conducted a series of field release studies with the egg parasitoid Telenomus remus in Ghana. Three releases of ≈15,000 individuals each were conducted in maize plots of 0.5 ha each in the major and minor rainy...

Author(s)
Agboyi, L. K.; Layodé, B. F. R.; Fening, K. O.; Beseh, P.; Clottey, V. A.; Day, R.; Kenis, M.; Babendreier, D.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Insects, 2021, 12, 8,
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for By-products of insect rearing: insect residues as biofertilizers.

The chapter highlights the potential benefits associated with the use of insect-rearing residues as biofertilizers while exploring the mechanisms by which chitin in insect frass might control common crop pathogens. The potential benefits for soil fertility derived from the use of insect frass,...

Author(s)
Bloukounon-Goubalan, A. Y.; Saïdou, A.; Clottey, V. A.; Coulibaly, K.; Erokotan, N.; Obognon, N.; Chabi, F.; Chrysostome, C. A. A. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245929)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The false codling moth (FCM), Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) is an insect pest which represents an important threat to the production and marketing of a wide range of agricultural crops in the African-Caribbean-Pacific (ACP) countries. The FCM reduces not only the yield and...

Author(s)
Adom, M.; Fening, K. O.; Billah, M. K.; Wilson, D. D.; Hevi, W.; Clottey, V. A.; Ansah-Amprofi, F.; Bruce, A. Y.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Bulletin of Entomological Research, 2021, 111, 1, pp 17-30
Abstract

The invasive pest, fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda J.E. Smith), was confirmed as being present in Ghana in 2016. By 2017, research studies estimated that maize yield losses in Africa due to fall armyworm would range between 8.3 and 20.6 million tonnes per year if management measures were not...

Author(s)
Kansiime, M. K.; Beseh, P.; Hevi, W.; Lamontagne-Godwin, J.; Clottey, V. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Study Brief Series, 2020, 34, pp 10 pp.
Abstract

The invasive fall armyworm (FAW) is threatening maize production and the livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers in the newly invaded areas in Africa and Asia. To control this new key pest and to overcome health, environmental, and resistance problems related to the indiscriminate use of...

Author(s)
Babendreier, D.; Agboyi, L. K.; Beseh, P.; Osae, M.; Nboyine, J.; Ofori, S. E. K.; Frimpong, J. O.; Clottey, V. A.; Kenis, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Insects, 2020, 11, 4,
Abstract

The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, a moth originating from the American continent, has recently invaded most African countries, where it is seriously threatening food security as a pest of cereals. The current management methods rely heavily on the use of synthetic insecticides but there is...

Author(s)
Agboyi, L. K.; Goergen, G.; Beseh, P.; Mensah, S. A.; Clottey, V. A.; Glikpo, R.; Buddie, A.; Cafà, G.; Offord, L.; Day, R.; Rwomushana, I.; Kenis, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Insects, 2020, 11, 2,
Abstract

Feed cost has been a major challenge to the competitiveness of the poultry industry of Ghana due mainly to high cost of proteins. Insect larvae meals seem convenient alternatives however their use on commercial scale is unknown in Ghana. Three 8-week feeding trial using three isonitrogenous,...

Author(s)
Affedzie-Obresi, S.; Adu-Aboagye, G.; Nkegbe, E. K.; Asuming-Bediako, N.; Ansah, K. O.; Mensah-Bonsu, A.; Sarpong, D. B.; Amegashie, D. P. K.; Kwadzo, G. T. M.; Wallace, P. A.; Clottey, V. A.
Publisher
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Accra, Ghana
Citation
Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science, 2020, 55, 1, pp 1-13

Abstract Filter

Author
Language
Organisms
Subject Topics