What Is Push-Pull Technology?

Push-Pull Technology is a conservation agricultural approach that was developed by scientists at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), in Kenya and Rothamsted Research, in the United Kingdom, in collaboration with other national partners for the integrated management of stemborers, striga weed, soil fertility and now the Fall Armyworm.

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Hippobosca camelina, also known as #camel fly or camel ked, feeds only on blood i.e.goats, sheep, cattle, wild animals and humans, transmitting pathogens in the process. Read more about our research. https://t.co/My7hsytcH9 #icipeAt50 #insectofthemonth @FarmbizAfrica @DanielNgotho https://t.co/jAXcEBHKbv icipe photo

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