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Intercropping Napier grass with maize controls destructive stem borer

Stem-borer pest contributes up to 40 per cent loss of cereal harvest to farmers especially maize. Both the large grain borer and the spotted stem borer are highly destructive, more-so in Sub-Saharan Africa where they do not have many natural enemies to regulate their population. According to International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, stem …

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