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Status of resistance of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Diparopsis castanea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to Bt cotton in South Africa
(North-West University, 2011)
Genetically modified (GM) cotton expressing Cry1Ac proteins was released in South Africa in 1997 for control of the bollworm complex on this crop. No reports of the failure of Bollgard® cotton to control these pests have ...
Base-line susceptibility of Busseola fusca for Bt maize in South Africa
(North-West University (South Africa), 2015)
Genetically modified maize that express insecticidal proteins (Bt proteins) have been commercialized in South Africa for the control of Busseola fusca (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Busseola fusca has been reported to be ...
Susceptibility of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) to Bt maize in South Africa
(North-West University (South Africa)North-West University, 2020)
Spodoptera frugiperda, the fall armyworm (FAW), invaded Africa during 2016 and is now considered the number one maize pest in Africa. The destructive feeding habits of FAW larvae threaten maize production in Africa. Bt ...