Push-pull farming systems.

@article{Pickett2014PushpullFS,
  title={Push-pull farming systems.},
  author={John Anthony Pickett and Christine M Woodcock and Charles A. O. Midega and Zeyaur R. Khan},
  journal={Current opinion in biotechnology},
  year={2014},
  volume={26},
  pages={125-32}
}
Farming systems for pest control, based on the stimulo-deterrent diversionary strategy or push-pull system, have become an important target for sustainable intensification of food production. A prominent example is push-pull developed in sub-Saharan Africa using a combination of companion plants delivering semiochemicals, as plant secondary metabolites, for smallholder farming cereal production, initially against lepidopterous stem borers. Opportunities are being developed for other regions and… CONTINUE READING
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