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Uganda was funded by the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) to run a project from October 2012 to March 2015 to strengthen its phytosanitary capacity in order to meet requirements of the European Union (EU) market and reduce interception of its rose exports due to the presence of...

Author(s)
Chege, F.; Bundi, M.; Kisingiri, J. B.; Nekambi, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Working Paper, 2021, 17, pp 24 pp.
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Opuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw (Cactaceae) is invasive in Laikipia County, Kenya, impacting negatively on biodiversity and livelihoods. To control this invasive plant the biocontrol agent Dactylopius opuntiae (Cockerell) (Hemiptera; Dactylopiidae) 'stricta' biotype was released in 2014. A preliminary...

Author(s)
Witt, A. B. R.; Nunda, W.; Makale, F.; Reynolds, K.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
BioControl, 2020, 65, 4, pp 515-523
Abstract

Understanding the sustainability of social-ecological systems requires quantifying the relationships between ecosystem service supply and use. However, these relationships, and the influence of environmental change on supply and use, are poorly known. Here we apply a nested sampling design to...

Author(s)
Linders, T. E. W.; Bekele, K.; Schaffner, U.; Allan, E.; Alamirew, T.; Choge, S. K.; Eckert, S.; Haji, J.; Muturi, G.; Mbaabu, P. R.; Shiferaw, H.; Eschen, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ecosystem Services, 2020, 41,
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One of the main drivers of food insecurity is pests, which are estimated to cause around 40% of crop losses worldwide. We examine the food security effects of plant clinics, a novel agricultural extension model that aims to reduce crop losses due to pests through the provision of demand-driven...

Author(s)
Tambo, J. A.; Uzayisenga, B.; Mugambi, I.; Bundi, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2020, 72, 1, pp 97-116
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Background: Although Kenya has a relatively high number of registered biopesticide products, little is known about biopesticide use by smallholders. This paper documents farmers' current use and perception of chemical pesticides and biopesticides, their willingness to pay for biopesticides, and the ...

Author(s)
Constantine, K. L.; Kansiime, M. K.; Mugambi, I.; Nunda, W.; Chacha, D.; Rware, H.; Makale, F.; Mulema, J.; Lamontagne-Godwin, J.; Williams, F.; Edgington, S.; Day, R.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Pest Management Science, 2020, 76, 11, pp 3615-3625
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This paper assesses the relative costs and benefits of desiccant beads drying/hermetic storage and alternative drying and storage technologies. The study was conducted in Kenya and Tanzania in areas producing and trading vegetable seeds using a sample size of 280 respondents. The study revealed...

Author(s)
Musebe, R. O.; Karanja, D.; Bradford, K. J.; Day, R.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 16, 7, pp 992-1006
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A description is provided for Loma boopsidis, which infects fish of the family Sparidae off the west coast of tropical Africa; infections developing in the host cytoplasm (but not in nerve tissues), without diplokarya, and resulting in tumours (also known as 'xenomas') in which the host nucleus is...

Author(s)
Minter, D. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 2020, 225, pp sheet 2243
Abstract

A description is provided for Loma camerounensis, which infects freshwater fish of the family Cichlidae in tropical sub-Saharan Africa; infections developing in the host cytoplasm (but not in nerve tissues), without diplokarya, and resulting in tumours (also known as 'xenomas') in which the host...

Author(s)
Minter, D. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 2020, 225, pp sheet 2244
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The Convention on Biological Diversity and the Nagoya Protocol establish that genetic resources shall be accessed only upon the existence of prior informed consent of the country that provides those resources and that benefits arising from their utilization shall be shared. Pursuant to both...

Author(s)
Silvestri, L.; Sosa, A.; Mc Kay, F.; Vitorino, M. D.; Hill, M.; Zachariades, C.; Hight, S.; Weyl, P.; Smith, D.; Djeddour, D.; Mason, P. G.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
BioControl, 2020, 65, 2, pp 125-141
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Africa's food systems are among the most vulnerable sectors to climate risk. Unfortunately, numerous activities along food supply chains (production, processing, storage, marketing and consumption) are also important contributors to climate change. Despite the differential effect of climate events...

Author(s)
Liverpool-Tasie, L. S. O.; Pummel, H.; Tambo, J. A.; Olabisi, L. S.; Osuntade, O.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2020, 264,

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