Tiny killer wasps deployed in first phase to thwart food security threat in Indonesia

25 September, 2014 by (comments)

A team of around 3,000 tiny parasitic wasps have been released into a confined cage in Indonesia, in the first phase to stamp out a major pest afflicting cassava in Southeast Asia. Cassava is a key crop in Indonesia, which is among the world’s major cassava producers. More than one million hectares of cassava is planted every year, half of whichRead More …

Filed Under: Asia @en, Cassava @en, Crops @en, Regions