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Microbiology and biopesticide production unit
May 21, 2018

The biopesticide production unit is a pilot unit for research in which IITA-Benin produces entomopathogenic fungi to control crop pests. Biopesticides…

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Agroecohealth platform
May 21, 2018

The AgroEcoHealth platform is a training and knowledge exchange for research that welcomes students, scientists, and extension agents from the West…

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Biodiversity center
May 21, 2018

The Biodiversity Center is the largest reference collection of insects and mites in West and Central Africa, which undertakes diagnostics and…

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Species Modelling under Climate Change scenarios
May 19, 2018

BIMAF organized an international hands-on training on modeling under climate change scenarios, 16‒20 October 2017, on IITA-Benin station. The training covered…

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Fall armyworm management
May 19, 2018

USAID, CIMMYT, and IITA, in partnership with ECOWAS, organized the West Africa FAW Regional Training and Awareness Generation Workshop 13‒15 February…

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Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda )
May 19, 2018

Key Pillars to Sustainably Manage fall armyworm Through its four regional hubs (West, Central, East, and Southern Africa) and several country…

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Tomato leafminer (Tuta absoluta )
May 19, 2018

The tomato leafminer Tuta absoluta, another Lepidopteran species, has lately invaded the African region. The species has an enormous reproductive potential and…

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Tomato Red Spider Mite (Tetranychus evansi)
May 19, 2018

The red tomato spider mite Tetranychus evansi is likely to have originated from South America. It has spread recently as a new invasive pest of solanaceous crops in many parts of the world. In Benin, …

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