Grasses protect kenyan maize from stem borer peril
By Farmbiz | Thu 01 Mar, 2012

stem-borer-worm-kenya.jpegThe stem borer worm is one of the two biggest afflictions to Kenyan maize farmers, besides the aflatoxin fungi, knocking out as much as four-fifths of the crop. But as debate rages over the merits of rolling out genetically modified seeds resistant to the worm, agriculturalists report the problem can be nearly eradicated through simple inter-cropping.

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