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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 ...
Comparative phenology of Lepidoptera on genetically modified BT- and non-BT maize
(North-West University, 2006)
The maize stem borers, Busseola fusca (Fuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) are economically important pests of maize in South Africa. Genetically modified Bt maize ...
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 ...
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 ...