Dr William Kirk at Thrips Workshop in Kenya

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Posted on 27 January 2016

Dr William Kirk attended a workshop at Kimana in Kenya on "Vegetable Thrips and Tospovirus IPM" from 19-20 January 2016.

He gave an invited talk with the title "IPM of thrips pests: the potential of pheromones".  Amongst the workshop attendees were researchers, smallholder farmers, extension officers and a government minister. The workshop included a visit to a farm where a smallholder farmer was putting Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of vegetable crops into practice.