Joint forces against highly invasive Fall Armyworm Pest

The Plantwise Blog

Reblogged from The Plantix blog.

PEAT, CABI and ICRISAT launch the first live tracking tool for Fall Armyworm (FAW) in India.

The Fall Armyworm is a very invasive pest which is highly destructive to more than 80 plant species. The pest is native to America and has conquered the African continent in 2016. Since then, it has cost economies billions of dollars in crop losses and caused millions of farmers and their families destitution and hunger.

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2 thoughts on “Joint forces against highly invasive Fall Armyworm Pest

  1. iqbalzuberi September 16, 2018 / 2:28 pm

    Invasive species are now a global problem and becoming more serious every day because no effective action being taken specially in tropical less developed countries. Can we take a globally controlled and managed program against invasive species …there should be a UN Convention on invasive species…please come forward and save our world.

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