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Why it’s hard to control the Fall armyworm in Southern Africa

14 Feb 2017, Conversation Media Group, the

The invasion of the Fall armyworm poses a serious threat to African agriculture and food security as well as international trade. They have a number of characteristics that make them particularly hard to control: Moths are strong flyers, they breed at an astonishingly high rate, their larvae can feed on a particularly wide range of host plants.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF)
  • Website: http://www.dwaf.gov.za/
  • Contact:Deputy Director Veldfires Regulation
  • Phone:012 334 0404 0828845541


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF)
  • Website: http://www.dwaf.gov.za/
  • Contact:Deputy Director Veldfires Regulation
  • Phone:012 334 0404 0828845541
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