Integrated pest management component of the Ethio-Dutch Program for Horticulture Development: contribution of Wageningen University and Research - final report

Anne Elings, Gerben Messelink, Marjolein Kruidhof, Ada Leman, Yaite Cuesta Arenas, Andre van der Wurff

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Abstract

The Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) is responsible for the Ethio-Dutch Program for Horticulture Development (EDPHD). One of the components of this program is the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) which has been executed by Wageningen University and Research, Business Unit Greenhouse Horticulture in collaboration with Ethiopian research organizations and EHPEA. This final report of the WUR team reports on the following project activities: 1) Technical advice on formulation of the best microbial bca’s obtained from the conducted research, 2) Survey, collection and commercialization of indigenous natural enemies for the management of major horticultural pests, 3) Support and advice on the study of the biology of identified potential indigenous natural enemies, 4) Support and advice on small-scale mass production for evaluation trials and methods to establish persistent populations in crops, 5) Technical advice on the efficacy trials under laboratory and field conditions on the identified predators and parasitoids, 6) Review of IPM course delivered at Jimma University, 7) Sharing information with growers and companies, 8) Train the trainer, and 9) All collection and other missions
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBleiswijk
PublisherWageningen University & Research, BU Greenhouse Horticulture
Number of pages114
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Publication series

NameWageningen University & Research, BU Greenhouse Horticulture report
No.WPR-711

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