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Communication, information sharing, and advisory services to raise awareness for fall armyworm detection and area-wide management by farmers.

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This is an opinion paper to the perspective paper "The spread of the Fall Army Worm Spodoptera frugiperda in Africa - nwhat should be done next?" from the "Section Plant Protection in the Tropics and Subtropics" at the 61st German Congress of Plant Protection, held at the University of Hohenheim, Germany, on 11 September 2018. It highlights the best approaches in communication, information sharing, and advisory services to raise awareness for fall armyworm detection and area-wide management by farmers.