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Tanzania quells fall armyworms by 70 pct: official - Xinhua

Tanzania quells fall armyworms by 70 pct: officialXinhuaARUSHA, Tanzania, April 30 (Xinhua) -- Tanzania has controlled the invasion of fall armyworms by 70 percent, an official said Sunday. William Ole Nasha, Tanzania's Deputy Minister for Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries said his office had deployed ...and more »

Educate farmers about Fall Armyworm, experts advise - The Star, Kenya;

Educate farmers about Fall Armyworm, experts advise - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaEducate farmers about Fall Armyworm, experts adviseThe Star, KenyaExperts have called for massive awareness campaigns to control the disastrous Fall Armyworms, saying it might never be completely eliminated from Kenya. They also urged research institutions to collaborate and look for solutions to help farmers. The ...and more »

Armyworm creating havoc in Africa - Financial Express Bangladesh;

Armyworm creating havoc in Africa - Financial Express Bangladesh

Financial Express BangladeshArmyworm creating havoc in AfricaFinancial Express BangladeshEach adult moth lays up to 2,000 eggs during its two-week life, usually in batches of 100-200 on immature maize plants. Scientists believe the fall armyworm arrived in Africa in a shipment of maize. It was first detected on the continent in west Africa ...and more »