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Model Biorisk Research

Southern armyworm (Spodoptera eridania)
May 25, 2018

A new invasive alien pest southern armyworm, Spodoptera eridania (Stoll)—has been discovered in four countries in Africa…

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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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