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The indirect effect of Cry 1Ab protein expressed in Bt maize, on the biology of Chrysoperla pudica (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)
Genetically modified (GM) maize was developed mainly to control lepidopteran pests such as the maize stem borer (Busseola fusca) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Since the first commercialization of GM crops with insecticidal ...
Ecology of maize stemborers in irrigated subsistence farming systems in the Limpopo Province
(North-West University, 2006)
Stemborer ecology in South Africa has been studied well but largely in maize in commercial monoculture production systems. Stemborers are important pests of maize in resource-poor farming systems at the Tshiombo irrigation ...
Oviposition site preference of lacewings in maize ecosystems and the effect of Bt maize on Chrysoperla pudica (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)
(North-West University, 2010)
Resistance development and possible non–target effects have been of concern since the first deployment of genetically modified crops with insecticidal properties. It is especially at the third trophic level and with important ...
Small holder farmers' perceptions, host plant suitability and natural enemies of the groundnut leafminer, Aproaerema modicella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in South Africa
(North-West University, 2007)
The groundnut leafminer (GLM), Aproaerema modicella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), is a well known pest of groundnut and soybean in Asia. It has been reported in Southern Africa on groundnut since 2000. The groundnut leafminer ...