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Cover for Investigating the complex gall community of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Leptocybe invasa</i>.

Author(s)
Hurley, B. P.; Gevers, C.; Dittrich-Schröder, G.; Slippers, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Understanding the ecology and impact of parasitoids of the whitefly (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bemisia tabaci</i> complex: Aleyrodidae) in cassava landscapes of East Africa.

Author(s)
Macfadyen, S.; Kalyebi, A.; Tembo, Y.; Katono, K.; Polaszek, A.; Tay WeeTek; Paull, C.; Colvin, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Assessment of the economic and poverty impacts of biological control of cereal stemborers in Kenya using the economic surplus modelling approach.

Author(s)
Midingoyi, S.; Hippolyte, A.; Ibrahim, M.; Muriithi, B.; Ong'amo, G.; Bruno, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Population dynamics of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Plutella xylostella</i> (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) and its Parasitoids along altitudinal gradients of the eastern afromontane.

Author(s)
Ngowi, B. V.; Tonnang, H. E. Z.; Khamis, F.; Mwangi, E. M.; Nyambo, B.; Ndegwa, P. N.; Subramanian, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Economic impact of biological control of mango-infesting fruit flies: a case study of Kenya.

Author(s)
Muriithi, B. W.; Mohamed, S. A.; Sunday, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in South Africa.

Integrated pest management (IPM) strategies are currently implemented against several insect pests in South Africa, of which noteworthy targets include: the false codling moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta, on citrus; potato leaf miner, Liriomyza huidobrensis, in potato; grapevine mealybug, Planococcus ...

Author(s)
Hatting, J. L.; Malan, A. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conservation agriculture in Eastern and Southern Africa.

This chapter describes the history and current status of conservation agriculture (CA) in East and South Africa. It examines research results from East and South Africa in an effort to develop a clearer picture of the future of CA systems in the region. The yield and economic benefits, as well as...

Author(s)
Wall, P. C.; Thierfelder, C.; Ngwira, A.; Govaerts, B.; Nyagumbo, I.; Baudron, F.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642598)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing insect pests of rice in Africa.

This chapter discusses pre- and postharvest insect pests in rice and reviews approaches to reduce quantitative and qualitative losses incurred along the rice value chain in the context of a rapidly growing demand for rice in Africa South of Sahara and the increased risk of pest outbreaks due to...

Author(s)
Nwilene, F. E.; Nacro, S.; Tamò, M.; Menozzi, P.; Heinrichs, E. A.; Hamadoun, A.; Dakouo, D.; Adda, C.; Togola, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938123)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Banana systems in the humid highlands of sub-Saharan Africa: enhancing resilience and productivity.

This book addresses issues related to intensification of banana-based cropping systems in the (sub)humid highland areas of Africa. The information that is presented in the 28 chapters of the book is based on research carried out in the Great Lakes Region by CIALCA (Consortium for Improving...

Author(s)
Blomme, G.; Asten, P. van; Vanlauwe, B.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Farmer perceptions of the biophysical constraints to rice production in sub-Saharan Africa, and potential impact of research.

This chapter describes farmer perceptions of major biotic (weeds, diseases, insects, birds and rodents) and abiotic (drought, flooding, extreme temperatures, and soil-related constraints, such as non-fertile soil, low organic matter content, poor waterholding capacity, nutrient deficiency, Fe...

Author(s)
Diagne, A.; Alia, D. Y.; Amovin-Assagba, E.; Wopereis, M. C. S.; Saito, K.; Nakelse, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938123)
Type
Book chapter

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