PLANET IN PERIL(PinP) "Where science gets respect." Scientist Norman Kuring created this image of Earth's eastern hemisphere by combining data from six separate orbits made by a satellite in 2012. NASA / NOAA
Monday, 20 February 2017
Crop destroying caterpillar rapidly spreading across Africa; maize production endangered
New research announced by scientists at CABI (Center for Agriculture and Bioscience Information) confirms that a recently introduced crop-destroying armyworm caterpillar is now spreading rapidly across Mainland Africa and could spread to tropical Asia and the Mediterranean in the next few years, becoming a major threat to agricultural trade worldwide. Story here.