News on Crop Protection from Central America

Potato Cyst Nematode
September 17, 2014

Fungi identified to combat potato cyst nematodes

Researchers of the Institute of Ecology (INECOL) in Mexico have identified a fungus capable of feeding on nematodes. Combining this biological control with other methods in an integrated management system reduced the golden nematode population by up to 90 percent in two years.
Polilla amenaza hortalizas en Guatemala
March 06, 2014

Polilla amenaza hortalizas en Guatemala

La inminente llegada de la polilla Tuta absoluta, que barrena las hortalizas y ocasiona la pérdida total del cultivo, preocupa y alerta al sector agrícola nacional.


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