Further Analysis on Alcohol Trap and application local Beauveria bassiana for Control Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) In the Concept of Agricultural Sustainable Value Chain

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Suu Thi Bui, Dinh Tran Ngoc Huy, Lan Duc Doan


Until now, Vietnamese farmers has killed Coffee berry borer (CBB) by Prevention -Cultivation method: Collecting damaged fruits, dried fruits on trees and falling on the ground to focus on destroying. After harvesting, remove weevils or boil them in boiling water to kill weevils. And they use Chemical measures, i.e Spraying on fruit right from the stage when the fruit is still green. However, there is negative aspects of using chemical pesticides in agriculture. Authors perform researches to make assessment of CBB infestation and presented bad sides and damages of Coffee berry borer in the world as well as in Vietnam. The caught CBB adults trap-1 was highest in May and June, with an average of 7.5 to 101.4 CBBs per trap/week. The trials that spraying Beauveria bassiana for control CBB showed a lower percentage of berry damaged by CBB. Therefore, people can consider to control CBB using alcohol trap and in fact,  Alcohol traps could help farmers to monitor CBB populations.Last but not least, we consider to use agricultural sustainable value chain and model in coffee crops in order to create value addition for coffee farms as well as farmers.

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