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Response of Chilo partellus (Lepidoptera : Crambidae) to Bt maize in South Africa
(North-West University, 2018)
Maize is an important food resource for humans and their livestock. South Africa is one of the top maize producing countries and also one of the largest producers of genetically modified maize in the world. Maize pests ...
The indirect effect of Bt maize (Cry1Ab) on Cotesia sesamiae (Hymenoptera : Braconidae)
(North-West University (South Africa), 2019)
Busseola fusca (Fuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and Sesamia calamistis Hampson (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) are major pests of maize and sorghum in sub-Saharan Africa. The ...
Busseola fusca (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) moth and larval behaviour in Bt- and non-Bt maize: an IRM perspective
(North-West University (South Africa), 2020)
The African maize stemborer, Busseola fusca (Fuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is one of the most damaging pest species of maize in Africa. Genetically modified (GM) Bt maize that expresses insecticidal Cry proteins could ...