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Diversity of gut–microorganisms in Bt–resistant and Bt–susceptible larvae of the maize stem borer (Busseola fusca) (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae)
(North-West University, 2012)
Maize is one of Africa’s main food sources. It is therefore important to protect this crop against pests such as the maize stem borer Busseola fusca. Genetically modified Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) maize has been shown ...
Community structure of gut microbes in Busseola fusca (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae)
(North-West University, 2015)
Bt-maize is engineered to express insecticidal toxins derived from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis and has been shown to be very effective against pests like Busseola fusca.However, resistance of this pest against ...