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The effect of temperature on the development and reproduction of Busseola fusca (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
(North-West University, 2015)
Busseola fusca is an indigenous lepidopteran pest species in tropical Africa, attacking several grain crops. Crop loss caused by this pest can be as high as 100% depending on conditions. Despite it being a major pest in ...
Efficacy of Bt proteins and the effect of temperature on the development of spiny bollworm in South Africa
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
Genetically modified cotton expressing Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins has been cultivated in South Africa since 1998 for control of the bollworm complex. Spiny bollworms, Earias biplaga (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) ...