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Crop destroying caterpillar rapidly spreading across Africa; maize production endangered

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AgroNews 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. Manitoba "crop-duster." PinP photo.