This is the final report for the project which aimed to promote uptake
and adoption of sustainable methods of yellow rice stem borer,
Scirpophaga incertulas, control in Bangladesh, developed with CPP
Following the background and introduction to the project, the research
outputs are presented:
Output 1 - Cost-effective, trapping system suitable for use in mass
trapping by smallholder rice cultivators in Bangladesh developed.
Output 2 - Social economics of rice cultivation in Bangladesh and
effect of ICM strategy on rice cultivation on farmer attitudes
Output 3 - Impact on rice crop of incorporating mass trapping, for
control of YSB, as a component of the Syngenta ICM programme in
Output 4 - Dissemination (including the stakeholder workshop).
The contribution of outputs to developmental impact is discussed.