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dc.contributor.authorCGIAR Secretariat
dc.contributor.authorKeyser, Jack
dc.date.accessioned1991-10-01T00:00:01Zen_US
dc.date.available1991-10-01T00:00:01Zen_US
dc.date.issued1991-10-01
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10947/200
dc.description.abstractNews release announcing that the Nigeria-based International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has achieved major success in the biological control of one damaging African food peat, and made progress towards controlling another. IITA's success in controlling the cassava mealybug has benefitted more than 200 million Africans for whom cassava is a staple food. The benefit:cost ratio of the cassava mealybug program has been calculated at 149:1--$149 worth of food saved for every $1 of research or development invested.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.titleBiological Control of Food Pestsen_US
dc.typeInternal Documenten_US
cg.identifier.statusOpen Accessen_US
cg.subject.systemPest controlen_US
cg.subject.systemCassavaen_US
cg.subject.systemBiological controlen_US
cg.subject.systemNews releasesen_US


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