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Exploiting early herbivory-induced defense traits in Zea species for the management of Chilo partellus in East Africa
(North-West University, 2014)
Maize, a genetically diverse crop, is the third largest cereal crop in the world and the most important staple cereal in sub-Saharan Africa, supplying 50% of the calorie intake in this region. The stemborer Chilo partellus ...
Dynamics of Napier stunt phytoplasma between the cultivated and wild graminae in East Africa
(North-West University, 2015)
Cultivation of Napier grass, Pennisetum purpureum, the most important livestock crop in East Africa is severely constrained by Napier Grass Stunt (NGS) disease. The disease spreads via an insect vector or vegetative ...
Understanding agronomic and phytochemical properties of Brachiaria for management of cereal stemborers in East Africa
(North-West University, 2018)
Grasses in the genus Brachiaria, commonly known as brachiaria are grown as a fodder crop in sub-Saharan Africa, with some genotypes being used in management of the spotted stemborer Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: ...