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Sustainable management of fall armyworm in smallholder farming: the role of a multi-channel information campaign in Rwanda

In recent years, fall armyworm (FAW),¬†Spodoptera frugiperda,¬†has emerged as one…

Invasiveness, biology, ecology, and management of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda

The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (JE Smith, 1797), is…

Perception and Management Strategies of the Fall Armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda J.E. Smith (1797) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on Maize, Millet and Sorghum by Farmers in Western Burkina Faso

Since it was first detected in Africa in early 2016,…

Management of Spodoptera frugiperda J.E. Smith Using Recycled Virus Inoculum from Larvae Treated with Baculovirus under Field Conditions

Fall armyworm (FAW) is a major pest of maize and…

Comparative effects of biopesticides on fall armyworm management and larval parasitism rates in northern Ghana

The outbreak of the fall armyworm,¬†Spodoptera frugiperda,¬†in Africa has led…

Village-based biological control of fall armyworm in Zambia

The damage caused by fall armyworm leads to significant yield losses for Zambian smallholder farmers during every crop cycle. While chemical pesticides are used against fall armyworm, these can cause overarching negative effects. This project aims to increase food security and safety for smallholder farmers in Zambia, by providing nature-based solutions to manage this devastating pest in maize crops.