In the sugar cane fields in the Cauca river valley, there is naturally a great ally to combat stem borers Diatraea spp. The tachinid flies of the species Genea jaynesi constitute one […]
Cane growers throughout the country must be alert to the spread of spittlebug and implement prevention and control measures to stop its spread and avoid economic losses. The Sugar Cane Research Center of […]
In field and laboratory evaluations Cenicaña has found high percentages of parasitism in all species of the pest, which demonstrates its efficiency as a biological controller in sugarcane crops in the region.
Some sugar mills have laboratories to produce insects that are used in their crops as biological control. In addition, there are at least a dozen production companies that provide beneficial insects to growers, and Cenicaña permanently conducts research […]