Achieving sustainable Striga control for poor farmers in Africa

Published on 17 July 2012

Research Areas




Start Date: 1 May 2011 | End Date: 31 March 2015


These are the four main objectives of this project:

  • Establish functional partnerships and innovation platforms to identify and resolve problems related to Striga management in maize-legume based production systems.
  • Use new tools to generate new knowledge to increase the current understanding of the biology and control of Striga.
  • Deploy and disseminate integrated Striga management technologies in maize-legume based systems.
  • Enhance community, local government and national government capacity to participate in the generation, testing and dissemination of improved Striga management practices.


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One Response to “Achieving sustainable Striga control for poor farmers in Africa”

  1. Dr A A Yar'adua says:

    I carried out a substantial volume of research on Striga management with neem organic soil amendment, jointly with Prof A M Emechebe & others. You may wish to invite me to submit our research findings on any of your forthcoming conferences or journals infuture.


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