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Resistance to Bt Maize in Busseola fusca (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Vaalharts, South Africa
(Entomological Society of America, 2011)
The first report of resistance of the maize stem borer [Busseola fusca (Fuller)] to Bt maize (MON810) was made in the Christiana area of South Africa during 2007. The objective of this study was to evaluate the status of ...
Morphological reinforcement, ancient introgressive hybridization and species delimitation in African stem-borer species of the genus Sesamia Guenée (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Species delimitation, an issue central to systematics and biodiversity studies, is addressed in the epunctifera group of the stem borer genus Sesamia Guenée (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). This group is composed of four sub-Saharan ...
Reproductive biology of Bt-resistant and susceptible field-collected larvae of the maize stem borer, Busseola fusca (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
(Entomological Society of Southern Africa, 2012)
The maize stem borer, Busseola fusca (Fuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is of economic importance throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The seasonal activity pattern of this pest is characterized by two to three distinct generations ...
The flight activity of Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) and Teretrius nigrescens Lewis (Coleoptera: Histeridae) in Kenya
The invasive storage pest, the larger grain borer (LGB) Prostephanus truncatus (Horn), was introduced into the maize-deficit, semi-arid areas of the eastern region in Kenya in the early 1980s. In spite of containment efforts ...