The Fall Armyworms, Spodoptera frugiperda, is one of the worst crop pests in Kenya. Since its first appearance in 2015-16 season, it has caused huge financial and crop damages for maize, wheat, rice and other...
Aphids cause farmers a lot of financial and yield loss. You can control and prevent their outbreak in your land by observing hygienic gardening practices (GAPS) like precise irrigation. There are various natural methods and products for their control like the neem oil, diatomaceous earth or washing them off with clean water as outlined
Make more money by using these13 organic integrated pest management (IPM) strategies. They are; crop rotation, companion cropping, use of greenhouses etc.
How can grain farmers, traders and consumers reduce food losses to pests and bad weather? Explore 3 cheap ideas. These are hermetic bags, airtight containers, metallic and plastic hermetic silos. You will also limit the use of toxic pesticides and preservatives
Crop protection is necessary to get quality yields. Farmers use different means of pest control, including applying pesticides, integrated pest management (IPM) practises and biological pest control products to destroy pests. Pesticide use is one...
In this article, we discuss biological control and other safe methods to control schistocerca gregaria invasion. These include; use of neem oil, metarhizium bio-pesticide and natural predators such as chicken. other measures are planting trees and cover crops, making locust traps and harvesting them for human and livestock consumption.