Bean crops in Zambia set to be bean weevil resistant

crop infestations VS bean weevil
Study develops way to allow crops to be bean weevil resistant

A bean breeder from the University of Zambia aims to develop beans that are resistant to bean weevil. This is after weevil larvae were found to settle in seed pods that can cause infection to the bean crops. Moreover, said study would help farmers in seed storage and would avoid health risks when using chemical-induced pesticides.

Source: Kamfwa, Kelvin. Et. al., Science Daily | Photo by Brian Valentine, Flickr

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