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Efficacy of Bt proteins and the effect of temperature on the development of spiny bollworm in South Africa
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
Genetically modified cotton expressing Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins has been cultivated in South Africa since 1998 for control of the bollworm complex. Spiny bollworms, Earias biplaga (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) ...
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 ...