1. 19/01/1996 The parasiticweed Striga hermonthica is a major problem in African millet fields. International Agricultural Development (Jan/Feb 1994) reports that dense intercropping of cowpea in millet stands can reduce Striga emergence.
  2. 19/02/1998 A striga resistant sorghum has been developed. In addition the fungus, Fusarium oxysporum, may help control striga.
  3. 20/10/2007 Overstory Issue 188 (about accelerated natural regeneration, or ANR) included information about weeding in forests. Here we share an excerpt on reducing competition with weeds.
  4. 20/01/2017 Both in Ethiopia and in the countries of East Africa, the continuing proliferation and spread of invasive alien species (IAS) is now recognized as a serious problem, which needs to be addressed. While this situation has improved dramatically over the past 10 years, further progress has been...
  5. 20/01/2017 Despite the significant impacts of alien plant species (IAS), there has not been a concerted effort to tackle the problem across the region. This can mainly be ascribed to a lack of policy, little awareness and limited capacity at a national and regional level. The UN Environment-Global...
  6. 19/01/1977 This book on tropical diseases, pests, and weeds has been written by 152 authors from many countries, all of whom can claim personal experience in their subjects, gained largely in the field.
  7. 20/01/2017 Cradled between the Aberdare Mountains and Mount Kenya, Laikipia County is a land-use model for arid and semi-arid lands in Kenya. Its unique combination of large-scale ranches and community-owned lands host wildlife populations unrivalled in other parts of Kenya. Laikipia hosts the highest...
  8. 25/05/2007 Weeds are the pioneer plants of disturbed soils and can adversely affect the use, economic value, and aesthetic aspect of the lands and waters they infest. Knowledge of the major mechanisms of weed survival is essential for developing effective methods of weed control to maximize the use and...
  9. AccessAgriculture Training Video La mauvaise herbe parasitaire, appelée striga, cause plus de dégâts aux cultures céréalières sur les sols pauvres, donc il faut gérer les deux problèmes ensemble. Dans cette vidéo, nous allons apprendre pourquoi il est important de combiner au moins trois options...
  10. AccessAgriculture Training Video Une bonne gestion des mauvaises herbes peut accroître les rendements de plus de 50 %, mais cette gestion est laborieuse. C’est donc un aspect auquel il est bon, en tant qu’agriculteur, d'investir dans des outils de gestion efficientes et économes en main-d'œuvre....