Potato cyst nematode pest can reduce up to 80% potato produc…

               Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis or G. rostochiensis) which is resistant to pesticides and persist in soil threatens the production of potatoes in Kenya. The...

ICIPE’s biopesticide reduce tick infestation in livestock by…

      Real Metarhizium 7. They are selective and they only kill the ticks and do not affect the animal. ICIPE scientists in partnership with private sector partners, RealIPM Kenya introduced...

Environment-friendly pest control methods

            LI-COP Biopesticide. Biopesticides are cheap and do not leave any harmful residue in the soil, water or the air, eliminates by killing only the targeted pests or...

FACT SHEET: Controlling DiamondBack moth in vegetables

DiamondBack Moth larvae feed on leaves from the underside and leave tiny "windows" Brassica crops, which include cabbages, kales, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli and rape seeds, are important vegetables in Kenya...

Growing garlic for natural pest control

   Garlic onions. Garlic is preferred in organic farming because it is reportedly effective against a wide range of disease-causing pathogens and insects. Farmers who grow garlic type of onions can fight...

New online portal offers information to curb maize lethal ne…

A maize plant infected by the maize lethal necrosis disease (PIC: Daily Monitor) Farmers grappling with maize lethal necrosis disease can now control the disease through an online portal that provides...