04.11.2016

icipe Governing Council honours outstanding young scholars

During its annual general meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya, at the end of October, the icipe Governing Council, will consists of globally reknowned scientists, honoured six outstanding postgraduate scholars, currently undertaking their research at the Centre. 

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26.10.2016

Leadership in insects for food and feed research

Thought leadership column by Dr Segenet Kelemu, Director General, icipe

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25.10.2016

DNA barcoding and aphid identification

Aphids, also known as plant lice, are among the most economically important pests in the world. In addition to transmitting plant viruses, these sap-sucking insects are capable of causing severe crop losses. They also excrete honeydew that favours the growth of sooty mould, which reduces the quality of vegetables and fruits; and hence, their market value.

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20.10.2016

Fungal endophytes for the management of the bean stem maggot

The common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris L., is important in Africa, as it serves as a source of calories, protein, oil and micronutrients, for households that cannot afford meat.

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