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Managing stemborer using push pull


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.orgCreated in Ethiopia, August 2014
Managing Stemborer Using Push Pull
Recognize the problem
Maize stem borer is a major pest of maize in Ethiopia that attacks maize from
the seedling stage to maturity and can cause total yield loss if not managed,
especially if planted late. The young stem borer larvae cause windowing on
the leaves. They later cause drying of growing tips (dead hearts) and holes in
stems...

plantwise.org

Orobanche minor


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Kenya
,
February
2016
Orobanche minor
Recognize the problem
Family: Orobanchaceae (broomrape family).
Common names:
broom rape
, common broomrape, lesser broomrape.
Annual, herbaceous, succulent, parasitic plants that lack chlorophyll;
30-50
cm tall but
can exceed
100
cm (especially in Ethiopia); stems are un-branched, yellowish-brown,
often tinged with purple. A root...

plantwise.org

Prosopis juliflora


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Kenya
,
February
2016
Prosopis juliflora
Recognize the problem
Family: Leguminosae (sub-family Mimosoideae) (bean family).
Common names:
Prosopis
, mesquite.
Kiswahili
: Mathenge.
Afar
: Dergihara.
Amharic
: Woyane zaf.
Perennial, broadleaved, woody shrub (
3-5
m tall) or tree (up to
15
m tall); bark thick,
rough and grey-green becoming scaly with age; often...

plantwise.org

Prevention and detection of maize lethal necrosis disease (MLND)


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS www.plantwise.org Created in Ethiopia , August 2014 Prevention and detection of Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease Recognize the problem Maize lethal necrosis disease (MLND) is a new deadly disease of maize that was reported in Ethiopia very recently. In the early stages, MLND causes long yellow stripes on leaves. Unlike maize streak virus disease though, the streaks of MLND are wider. As the disease advances, the maize leaves...

plantwise.org

Prevention of powdery mildew on mango using cultural methods


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Ethiopia
,
August
2014
Prevention of powdery mildew on mango using cultural methods
Recognize the problem
Powdery mildew is one of the most serious diseases affecting mangos of all
varieties. The characteristic symptoms of the disease are the white powdery
superficial fungal growth on leaves, stalk of panicles, flowers and young fruits.
Severe infection can cause the death of the...

plantwise.org

Fall armyworm (FAW) on maize in Ethiopia


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Spodoptera frugiperda Fall Armyworm (FAW) on Maize
PEST MANAGEMENT DECISION GUIDE: GREEN AND YELLOW LIST
 
Prevention
Scouting
Direct control
Direct control
Restrictions

Plant early, with the first
rains, as Fall Armyworm
(FAW) populations build
up later in the cropping
season.

Avoid planting at
different times as this
provides a continuous
source of food for FAW.

If available, plant maize
varieties with resistance
to FAW.

Consider...

plantwise.org

How to manage Fall armyworm in Ethiopia - Poster


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KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE
Fall Armyworm is a migratory caterpillar which is causing severe damage to
maize, rice, pastures and over 80 other plant species.
How to manage...
• Plough deeply to expose young pupae to the surface of the soil
where they are exposed to the sun or predators
• Sow early to avoid peak immigration of adults and plant early
maturing varieties, if available
• Do not move infested plant material away from the farm as this
will...

plantwise.org

Parthenium: impacts and coping strategies in Central West Asia: evidence note, March 2019


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KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE
Parthenium: Impacts and coping
strategies in C entral West Asia
Evidence Note (March 2019 )1
Acknowledgements
The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the UK’s Department for
International Development (DFID ) and the Netherlands’ Directorate -General for International
Cooperation (DGIS) for CABI’s Action on Invasives Programme, as part of which this
Evidence Note was produced. The views expressed...

invasive-species.org

Sustainable management of the Fall Armyworm in Africa: a framework for partnership


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Sustainable management of the Fall Armyworm in Africa
A framework for partnership
(Version 2nd March 2018)
Executive summary
The Fall Armyworm (FAW) has invaded and quickly spread across Africa, infesting millions of
hectares of smallholder maize, millet, and sorghum fields. FAW can cause significant yield
losses if not well managed or in the absence of natural biological control. The direct actions
that can be taken to manage FAW are...

fao.org

IN37100


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EENY-214
Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann)
(Insecta: Diptera: Tephritidae) 1
M. C. Thomas, J. B. Heppner, R. E. Woodruff, H. V. Weems, G. J. Steck, and T. R. Fasulo 2
1. This document is EENY-214 (originally published as DPI Entomology Circulars 4, 230 and 273, updated for this publication), one of a series of the
Department of Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date July 2001....

edis.ifas.ufl.edu

KENYA 2020 IGC IRC 2ND ANNOUNCEMENT Revised


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2020kenya-igc-irc.rangelandcongress.org
Ministry of Agriculture , Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation
Animal Production Society
Kenya agricultural and livestock Research organizationT
he Organizing Committee of XXIV International Grassland and XI Rangeland Congress, on
behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture , Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation , the Animal
Production Society of Kenya and Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization,...

2020kenya-igc-irc.rangelandcongress.org

U3071CoffeeManual


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Pests and Diseases of Coffee in Eastern Africa:
A Technical and Advisory Manual
compiled & edited by
Mike A. Rutherford
CABI UK Centre (Ascot)
and
Noah Phiri
CABI Africa Regional Centre (Nairobi)Acknowledgements
The authors would like to thank all those who contributed towards the
preparation of this manual, in terms of provision of information, photographic
material and advice. Gratitude is also extended to the United Kingdom...

r4d.dfid.gov.uk

00001270


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Citrus Greening
Roberts and Brlansky. December 2007.
NPDN Publication No. 0025
Citrus Greening
or
Huanglongbing

Introduction

Distribution

Symptoms

Host

Vector

Management
Introduction

Original observations of the disease were
made by farmers in southern China in the late
1800s

Citrus greening was confirmed in Florida in
2005

The Chinese name, Huanglongbing, meaning
yellow shoot or yellow dragon refers to the
leaf yellowing...

swfrec.ifas.ufl.edu

Optimizing Fertilizer and ISFM in Ethiopia


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Optimizing Fertilizer Use within the Context of Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Ethiopia is chapter 5 of the OFRA publication-Fertilizer use optimization in sub-Saharan Africa

7. Production and postharvest activities for sesame


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Oxfam Research Reports
Ethiopia’s sesame
sector
THE CONTRIBUTION OF DIFFERENT
FARMING MODELS TO POVERTY
ALLEVIATION, CLIMATE RESILIENCE
AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT
Genia Kostka and Jenny Scharrer
July 2011
www.oxfam.org/grow
Ethiopia’s sesame sector, Oxfam Research Report, July 2011 2
CONTENTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY...

oxfamblogs.org

36. Malt barley production in Ethiopia


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Undestanding Malting Barley Quality
Aaron MacLeod, Director, Center for Craft Food and Beverage
Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, 13820
macleoda@hartwick.edu
Malt is the key ingredient in beer that provides the starch and enzymes necessary to produce
the fermentable sugars which yeast then turn into alcohol. Malt also provides the color and
flavor compounds which contribute to the final character of beer.
Malting is the biological process...

msue.anr.msu.edu

37. Malt barley production in Ethiopia


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Rich Horsley
Department of Plant Sciences
North Dakota State University
Components of Yield
Yield=
# of plants/acre x # of spikes/plant x
#of kernels/spike x weight of kernels
Factors Impacting Yield and
Quality of Grain
• Seeding rate
• Excessive temperatures
• Freezing temperatures
• Insufficient moisture for germination or plant
growth.
• Water-logged soils
• Weed competition
• Insects
• Diseases
Growth Stages of Barley
http://www....

msue.anr.msu.edu

38. Malt barley production in Ethiopia


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QUALITY FACTORS IN MALTING BARLEY
Malting barley is barley that will produce high quality malt. It is a specialty crop
for which a premium price is paid by domestic maltsters and exporters.
Quality requirements for malting barley are reasonably strict and are directly
related to processing efficiency and product quality in the malting and brewing
industries. Many of the characteristics required are under the control of the
producer. Others are...

bmbri.ca

40. Malt barley production in Ethiopia


42. Malt barley production in Ethiopia


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Variation in yield and protein content
of malting barley
Methods to monitor and ways to control
Licentiate thesis
Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences
CG Pettersson
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Department of Crop production Ecology (VPE)
Uppsala 2006
Variation in yield and protein content of malting barley
Methods to monitor and ways to control
Licentiate thesis, Faculty of Natural Resources and...

pub.epsilon.slu.se

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