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Tag: Biological control

Biological control is based on the natural interactions that govern the relationships between species within ecosystems (predation, parasitism, competition, allelochemistry and chemical interactions). Biological control aims to regulate pest populations by keeping them below an acceptable pest threshold rather than eradicating them.

Small volume land disinfection

Soil solarization has been shown to be effective for disinfecting small amounts of soil or substrate.The soil or substrate can be solarized in bags, pots, plastic buckets... These containers are placed...

Pesticide plants to help crops

"Autumn Legionary Caterpillar." Behind this warlike name lies a formidable crop pest, which attacks more than 80 plant species, including maize, rice, sorghum, cotton and market gardening.A species from the tropical...
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Soil disinfection and disinsectisation by solarisation

Chemical-free method for controlling diseases and nematodes Soil pests in vegetable and fruit crops, which are causing so much damage in Africa, can be controlled by applying pesticides before planting. However, this...

Crop Diversity

Integrate legumes into field cropping systems Intercropping Intercropping entails growing two or more crops simultaneously, in the same field. Intercropping may be the best approach for areas with short rainy seasons. Spatial arrangement...
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 Guide to integrated crop production in tropical areas

Producers must be aware of the new expectations of consumers. They must constantly evolve their practices to meet current challenges: to practice a productive, quality and environmentally friendly agriculture. This guide proposes...
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Biological pest control: the push-pull in East Africa

A very successful ecology-based pest and weed management system was introduced in 1999 to small maize producers in Kenya. Now used by thousands of farmers in East Africa, the push-pull strategy...
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 The association of market gardening crops

"The combination of market gardening crops or the art of creating spaces in a productive, efficient and intelligent way with our environment." The association of species consists in alternating different crops in...
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Pesticide plants and market gardening in West Africa

Market gardening plays an important role in human nutrition and contributes significantly to family incomes in West Africa, but their production is under pressure from pests and diseases that limit their...

Guide to integrated crop production in tropical areas

Producers must be aware of the new expectations of consumers. They must constantly evolve their practices to meet current challenges: to practice a productive, quality and environmentally friendly agriculture.This guide proposes...
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Companion plants

Do you follow the principles of planting companions in your garden? Check out our tips on plants to plant next to each other-and those to plant far away from each other-including...

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