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Busseola fusca and Chilo partellus survival on Bt and stacked-gene maize varieties
(North-West University (South Africa), Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
Genetically modified Bt maize expressing Cry proteins are used to control lepidopteran pests of maize. Damage caused by these stemborer species Busseola fusca (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Chilo partellus (Lepidoptera: ...
The response of lepidopteran pests to commercialised Bt maize in South Africa
(North-West University, 2015)
Bt maize expressing Cry1Ab was approved for release in South Africa for control of Busseola fusca (Fuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in 1998. During 2012, a stacked Bt ...
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 ...