Agro-ecological approaches to fall armyworm control

What are the benefits of agroecologial approaches?


  • Cost efficient
  • Improves crop health and soil fertility
  • Better for your health
  • Environmentally friendly


Who are the natural enemies of fall armyworm?


Many organisms eat fall armyworm, including birds, bats, social wasps, ants, spiders, beetles, assassin bugs, earwigs, and many tiny parasitic wasps. Give these organisms a place to live and they will help you control fall armyworm.


Key messages


Avoid using toxic pesticides

Promote soil fertility for healthy plants

Protect nature and help natural enemies

Publisher: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

Language: English

Year: 2023

Ecosystem(s): Agricultural Land

Location(s): Africa, Malawi, Zambia

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