We have received reports ( from farmers) of the emergence of Fall Armyworm across some farming communities in Ghana.
Note: Fall Armyworm (FAW) causes damage by feeding on both vegetative and reproductive structures of crops.
Remember: Early detection of fall armyworm infestation on your farm is key. Make sure you undertake effective monitoring and use the threshold criteria to determine appropriate control.
Tips for Control
¬ Treating successive generations using products with the same mode of action must be avoided
¬ Pesticide application should be based on monitoring and thresholds, rather than being used as a prophylactic or preventative measure
¬ The manufacturer’s recommended dose and concentration should be followed
¬ Pesticides should be purchased from registered agro-dealers ( Call the Farmer Helpline if you need help in contacting an agrodealer within your locality).
For more Advisory Tips on the Fall Armyworm, Call the Farmer Helpline: 0500000996
Technical Support by: Team@syecomp.com