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Integration of edible beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) into the push–pull technology developed for stemborer and Striga control in maize-based cropping systems
(Elsevier Ltd, 2009-11)
Smallholder farming systems in eastern Africa are characterized by cereal/edible legume intercrops in fields severely constrained by parasitic weed, Striga hermonthica, cereal stemborers and declining soil fertility. The ...
On-farm evaluation of the ‘push–pull’ technology for the control of stemborers and striga weed on maize in western Kenya
(Elsevier Inc., 2008-03)
The ‘push–pull’ technology is a novel pest management strategy developed for control of stemborers and striga weed, Striga hermonthica, in maize-based farming systems in eastern Africa, where maize is intercropped with ...
Management of witchweed, Striga hermonthica, and stemborers in sorghum, Sorghum bicolor, through intercropping with greenleaf desmodium, Desmodium intortum
(Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2007-02-27)
On-station and on-farm studies were conducted in western Kenya to assess the potential role of greenleaf desmodium, Desmodium intortum (Mill.) Urb., in a combined control strategy for witchweed, Striga hermonthica, and ...
Evaluation of farmers' field days as a dissemination tool for push-pull technology in Western Kenya
(Elsevier Ltd, 2009-03)
Our earlier study on farmers' adoption of ‘Push-pull’ technology (PPT) for management of cereal stemborers and Striga weed showed that field days (FDs) could be effective in technology dissemination. Hence, in an effort ...