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Invasions can be genetically diverse, and that diversity may have implications for invasion management in terms of resistance or tolerance to control methods. We analyzed the population genetics of Russian-olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia L.), an ecologically important and common invasive tree found...

Author(s)
Gaskin, J. F.; Andrés, J. A.; Bogdanowicz, S. M.; Guilbault, K. R.; Hufbauer, R. A.; Schaffner, U.; Weyl, P.; Williams, L.
Publisher
Weed Science Society of America, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Invasive Plant Science and Management, 2019, 12, 2, pp 89-96
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Purpose: Unequal reach and access to information is an issue that affects women involved in agricultural activities around the world. Recent initiatives to address gender unequal access to agricultural information have been clumsy, overlooking participatory approaches that focus on transformative...

Author(s)
Lamontagne-Godwin, J.; Cardey, S.; Williams, F. E.; Dorward, P. T.; Aslam, N.; Almas, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2019, 25, 3, pp 267-288
Abstract

Purpose: Rural advisory services ensure agricultural information is disseminated to rural populations, yet they are less accessible to women. This research provides insight on gender differences in information access by investigating frequency of use and preference of agricultural information...

Author(s)
Lamontagne-Godwin, J.; Williams, F. E.; Aslam, N.; Cardey, S.; Dorward, P.; Almas, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2018, 24, 5, pp 419-434
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One of the key aims of the Plantwise programme, led by CABI, is to reduce pesticide misuse. Through plant clinics, farmers are provided with a range of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) options by plant doctors who emphasize pest monitoring and prevention options before direct control measures....

Author(s)
Williams, F.; Hy HengChhun; Rattanakarn, W.; Luechaikarm, C.; Channoo, C.; Win, K. K.; Pham Thi Xuan; Tran Danh Suu; Khing SuLi; Muhammad Faheem; Annamalia Sivapragasam; Malvika Chaudhary; Irshad Ali; Chan HongTwu; Chan FookWing; Shah Faisal
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Impact Case Study Series, 2018, No.20, pp 10 pp.
Abstract

It is estimated that 26% to 40% of the world's potential crop production is lost each year because of weeds, pests and diseases (OECD-FAO, 2012). Unfortunately, the limited use of crop protection practices, coupled with the changing climate (risk of new pest introductions) and increasing trade in a ...

Author(s)
Tambo, J. A.; Williams, F.; Jenner, W.; Romney, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Research Brief Series, 2018, No.8, pp 9 pp.
Abstract

Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) is one of the most widely cultivated vegetable crops in Malawi and a crucial source of vitamins and mineral nutrition. However, tomato production has been more constrained by pests and diseases compared to other vegetable crops, resulting in low yields and returns...

Author(s)
Bett, E.; Mugwe, J.; Nyalugwe, N.; Haraman, E.; Williams, F.; Tambo, J.; Wood, A.; Bundi, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Working Paper, 2018, No.11, pp v + 27 pp.
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A total of 8,699 female and 12,928 male farmers visited plant clinics in Kenya between 2012 and 2016. The lower clinic attendance by women farmers indicates they may lack information on plant health problems. This study aimed to understand the environment plant clinics operate in, identify the...

Author(s)
Musebe, R. O.; Mugambi, I.; Williams, F.; Mulaa, M.; Nambiro, E.; Chege, F.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 13, 51, pp 2862-2871
Abstract

Non-native species cause significant damage to hard infrastructure across the globe, affecting buildings, transportation, water and energy supplies. This review provides a broad account of non-native species impacts on infrastructure with links, directly or indirectly, to ecosystem services where...

Author(s)
Booy, O.; Cornwell, L.; Parrott, D.; Sutton-Croft, M.; Williams, F.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Impact of biological invasions on ecosystem services, 2017, pp 235-247
Abstract

This chapter discusses the nature of weed biocontrol, attempts at biological control of weeds in European extensive and intensive agriculture, the biological control of non-native weeds in Europe, the possible combination of biological control with other weed control strategies (this has often been ...

Author(s)
Shaw, R. H.; Hatcher, P. E.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Weed research: expanding horizons, 2017, pp 215-243
Abstract

Purpose: Women farmers have less access to extension services than male farmers, even though they make up almost half of the global agricultural workforce. Gender-focused international development programmes have focused on how ensuring women receive better access to advice. However, the quality of ...

Author(s)
Lamontagne-Godwin, J.; Williams, F.; Bandara, W. M. P. T.; Appiah-Kubi, Z.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2017, 23, 1, pp 7-22

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