Weaver ants can boost cashew yield
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Vayssieres, J. (2015). Weaver ants can boost cashew yield. Appropriate Technology, 42(4), 38-39
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The cashew (Anacardium occidentale) was introduced from Brazil in the 16th century and has become an economicallyimportant cash crop for a number of African countries. Yields, however, are badly affected by pests. Researchers fromthe International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have found a local answer.