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- De Groote, Hugo; Kimenju, Simon C.; Munyua, Bernard; Palmas, Sebastian; Kassie, Menale; Bruce, Anani
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2020 v.292 pp. 106804
- Spodoptera frugiperda; corn; crop losses; crop production; farmers; issues and policy; men; pests; rain; tropics; women; Kenya; Latin America
- ... Fall armyworm (FAW), one of the most important pests of maize in Latin America, suddenly appeared in Africa in 2016 and spread rapidly. Estimates of crop losses due to FAW are essential in order to compare the impact of these losses with the cost of controlling FAW and advise appropriate technology dissemination and policy. In this study, therefore, crop losses due to FAW in 2017 and 2018 were est ...
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