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New sources of resistance to spotted stem borer, Chilo partellus in sorghum
The lepidopteran Chilo partellus Crambid, an introduced pest in East and southern Africa from Asia, is the most economically important stem borer species infesting cereals in Africa. Chilo partellus causes more than 40% ...
Novel source of sorghum tolerance to the African stem borer, Busseola fusca
(Academic Journals, 2012-08)
Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) is an important cereal food crop in semi-arid tropics, but its productivity is curtailed mainly by insect pests and diseases. The African stem borer, Busseola fusca Fuller (Lepidopteran: Noctuidae), ...