IPM Scoop

Quick stories relating to the IPM Innovation Lab.

  • Workshop on Parthenium hysterophorus:

    The IPM Innovation Lab team co-hosted a workshop in Ethiopia on the biological control and management of the viciously invasive weed, Parthenium hysterophorus, which has much of Ethiopian farmland in a stranglehold. Parthenium is one of IPM Innovation Lab’s global themes, which refer to IPM IL projects that address worldwide pest management challenges. Wondi Mersie from Virginia State […]

  • To Africa!:

    This post originally posted in the OIRED COMPASS blog Ever since I was a little girl, I wanted to travel. As a lover of Jane Austen, Middle Earth and Narnia, Europe of course, was first in my mind. I dreamed of crumbling castles, crumpets and the lilting accents of an old and privileged people. As […]

  • Naranjilla: Complicated and Delicious:

    - Written by Corinna Clements This post was originally published on the OIRED COMPASS Blog. The moment that I was waiting for had finally come. Dr. Alwang pointed to a pitcher filled with a greenish-yellow liquid that was too thick to fit my American definition of juice. I was too excited to reflect on the […]