Syngenta to unveil FD seed to curb fall army worm

Syngenta to unveil FD seed to curb fall army worm

By Ndafadza Madanha SWISS based Syngenta through its local agent Intaba trading will introduce maize seed treated with Fortenza Duo (FD) to help farmers curb the Fall Army Worm (FAW). FAW has wrecked havoc on the maize crop in sub Saharan Africa since it arrival in 2016 and worsened the food security position on the continent. A study on the impact of the fall armyworm in eastern Zimbabwe reveals that nearly 12 percent of crops are lost annually due to the infestation. And the study states that if the problem…

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