Novel controls for armyworm in East Africa adopted/demonstrated/disseminated - national/regional organisations. Final Technical Report.


This project, in collaboration with the Tanzanian Ministry of Agriculture and food security (MoAFS) has supported the adoption and promotion of a novel biological control of armyworm based upon the use of a natural pathogen of armyworm, the Spodoptera exempta nucleopolyhedrovirus (SpexNPV) as a replacement for chemical pesticides.


Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, UK., 9 pp. plus 6 separate appendices.

Published 1 January 2006