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Study shows “strong evidence of exceptional efficiency” of biological control agent against papaya mealybug pest

A CABI-led study has revealed “strong evidence of exceptional efficiency” of a biological control agent in the fight against the papaya mealybug (Paracoccus marginatus) which…

AAK Grow is championing sustainable agriculture amidst rising pest and disease threats

While pesticides better known as Pest Control Products (PCPs) have become indispensable, aakGROW is promoting safety standards to protect farmers, consumers, traders, and the environment…

Using Brachiara grass and Desmodium to control Fall armyworm

BY MWANGI MUMERO Growing Brachiara grass and Desmodium, a legume fodder, together with maize, can help to control the Fall armyworm pests, which continue to…

Swiss biological agricultural product manufacturer expands into Kenya to promote soil regeneration

By Smart Farmer Reporter Andermatt, leading Swiss biological agricultural product manufacturer, has set up office in Kenya as it seeks to spread into the region…