CLIMATE CHANGE, BIODIVERSITY, AND NATURE CONSERVATION; The Drabo forest
August 19, 2018

From biological control in agricultural fields over to alternate hosts in the surrounding vegetation, it was only a step for IITA…

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MAPPING PESTICIDE RESISTANCE GENES AND UPGRADING FOOD SAFETY CAPACITY
August 19, 2018

Under the AgroEcoHealth Platform we have facilities for screening insecticide resistance profiles developed by insects following their exposure to agro-chemicals. We…

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PRECISION-IPM FOR COWPEA THROUGH ICT INNOVATIONS
August 19, 2018

With funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, researchers from Michigan State University and IITA-Benin, in collaboration with the Institut…

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PARASITOIDS AND THEIR FRUIT FLY HOSTS
August 19, 2018

Due to the relatively recent invasion of exotic Tephritidae pest species the interests in Tephritidae fruit fly management increased and so…

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UNDERSTANDING TROPHIC AND GUILD INTERACTIONS IN BIOCONTROL
August 19, 2018

The legume pod borer, Maruca vitrata (Lep., Crambidae) remains the single most important insect pest attacking cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) in Africa….

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IITA’S PREVIOUS SUCCESSES IN LARGE BIOCONTROL AND IPM PROJECTS
August 19, 2018

For the first years, IITA’s involvement in plant protection concerned only the development of resistant varieties. Then, since 1979, with the…

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