Cibuni Tea Estate ‘drinks to a more sustainable brew’ in biological fight against pests and diseases

Indonesian tea
The Cibuni Tea Estate, in the Java region of Indonesia, is benefiting from CABI’s expertise in Integrated Crop Management (ICM) as it adopts a more sustainable biological approach to fighting a range of tea pests and diseases such as looper caterpillars (Biston supressaria) and tea blister blight (Exobasidium vexans Massee).…
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CABI collaborates with BARI to find biological ‘weapon’ to fight fall armyworm in Bangladesh

Fall armyworm
CABI scientists are working in partnership with the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) to find an effective biological control, as part of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) plan to fight the devastating fall armyworm. The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, is a maize (predominately but also affects more than 80 other…
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‘Sowing the seeds’ for food security: lessons learnt from mobile phone SMS campaign in Tanzania

Lessons have been learnt from a major mobile phone campaign aimed at helping farmers in Tanzania ‘sow the seeds’ for greater food security by planting more resilient maize and fighting crop pests including the Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda stalk borer Papaipema nebris. CABI has reviewed the outcomes of an innovative ICT…
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Newly appointed FAO Director General, Dr Qu Dongyu, plays important role in building China-CABI partnership

Dr Qu Dongyu, Vice Minister of the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA), has been appointed Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
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CABI’s publishing business strengthens partnerships with China

CABI’s publishing business has been busy strengthening partnerships in China by showcasing the benefits of its range of print and online products and services to Chinese clients and partners, and exploring opportunities of further collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) in Beijing.
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Plaque of the new European Laboratory unveiled during the 11th Joint Lab Steering Committee meeting at CABI Switzerland

Representatives of the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA), the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and CABI met for the 11th Steering Committee of the MARA-CABI Joint Laboratory for Biosafety at CABI's Swiss Centre in Delémont.
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