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This study explores the opportunities for interlinkages across national planning processes for invasive species management (ISM), national climate change adaptation plans (NAPs), national biodiversity management plans (NBSAPs), and other related policies. Focusing on four countries-Pakistan,...

Author(s)
Casey, J. P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
CABI Agriculture and Bioscience, 2022, 3, 10,
Abstract

A description is provided for Pleistophora senegalensis, the only microsporidian recorded from Sparus aurata, the gilt-head seabream, a North Atlantic fish of the order Perciformes. Some information on its morphology, dispersal and transmission and conservation status is given, along with details...

Author(s)
Minter, D. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 2021, 229, pp Sheet 2289
Abstract

In 2016, a study was conducted in Tanzania to assess the impact of radio and SMS in scaling-up smallholder participation in legume-based sustainable agricultural intensification (SAI) practices and technologies. The study aimed to answer the following research questions: (i) does participation in...

Author(s)
Silvestri, S.; Richard, M.; Edward, B.; Dharmesh, G.; Dannie, R.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 2021, 19, 5/6, pp 583-594
Abstract

Background: Insecticide use is an important component of integrated pest management strategies developed for fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda J.E Smith, control in maize in many African countries. Here, the optimum number of synthetic insecticide and biopesticide applications needed to...

Author(s)
Nboyine, J. A.; Asamani, E.; Agboyi, L. K.; Yahaya, I.; Kusi, F.; Adazebra, G.; Badii, B. K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
CABI Agriculture and Bioscience, 2022, 3, 3,
Abstract

The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda Smith (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is an important pest of maize originating from the Americas. It recently invaded Africa and Asia, where it causes severe yield losses to maize. To fight this pest, tremendous quantities of synthetic insecticides are being ...

Author(s)
Fallet, P.; Gianni, L. de; Machado, R. A. R.; Bruno, P.; Bernal, J. S.; Karangwa, P.; Kajuga, J.; Waweru, B.; Bazagwira, D.; Degen, T.; Toepfer, S.; Turlings, T. C. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Insects, 2022, 13, 2,
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

This study aimed to promote the use of termites as feed in traditional poultry farming by developing sustainable and inexpensive termite trapping techniques. Various tests were carried out in Burkina Faso to improve the traditional technique of trapping termites of the genus Macrotermes using a...

Author(s)
Dao, A. N. C.; Sankara, F.; Pousga, S.; Coulibaly, K.; Nacoulma, J. P.; Somda, I.; Kenis, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Insects, 2022, 13, 1,
Abstract

Since its invasion in late 2016, the fall armyworm has a widespread year-round distribution within Africa where it continues to threaten cereal production, particularly maize. Most recommended control advice emphasises the need for interventions against larvae early after colonization of a new...

Author(s)
Lowry, A.; Durocher-Granger, L.; Oronje, M.; Mutisya, D.; Mfune, T.; Gitonga, C.; Musesha, M.; Taylor, B.; Wood, S.; Chacha, D.; Beale, T.; Finch, E. A.; Murphy, S. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection, 2022, 157,
Abstract

A description is provided for Laetiporus sulphureus growing on a wide range of woody plants. Some information on its taxonomy, morphology, dispersal and transmission and conservation status is given, along with details of its geographical distribution (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo,...

Author(s)
Minter, D. W.; Soliman, G. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 2022, 231, pp 2297-Sheet 2297
Abstract

A description is provided for Phallus impudicus. Some information on its morphological characteristics, associated organisms and substrata, dispersal and transmission, economic impacts, habitats and conservation status is given, along with details of its geographical distribution (Africa (Algeria,...

Author(s)
Minter, D. W.; Soliman, G. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 2022, 231, pp 2298-Sheet 2298

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