Researchers Hope to Blunt Impact of Armyworm on African Crops

February 14, 2017 09:37 PM
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Southern Africa is beginning to come to grips with an invasive species that is wreaking havoc with its corn crops. It's a South American insect called a fall armyworm and in Zambia alone, it may be on the way to destroying about 40 percent of that nation's maize harvest. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.