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Development of an optimum diet for mass rearing of the rice moth, Corcyra cephalonica (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), and production of the parasitoid, Habrobracon hebetor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), for the control of pearl millet head miner
(Library of the University of Arizona, 2019-02-28)
The rice moth, Corcyra cephalonica Stainton, an alternate host for the production of the parasitoid, Habrobracon hebetor Say, was reared on different diets, including pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] (Poales: ...
Sap-sucking insect records (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha and Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from Indonesia
(Florida Entomological Society, 2014-12)
Sap-sucking insects (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha and Thysanoptera: Thripidae) collected in Java, Sumatra and Sulawesi were identified. From 28 samples collected on 9 crop and ornamental host-plant species, 21 species of ...
A Guide to Biological Control of Fall Armyworm in Africa Using Egg Parasitoids
(Virginia Tech, 2019)
The Integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab (IPM IL) has been addressing the Fall Armyworm (FAW) problem in Africa since May 2017, when it invaded Ethiopia. Even though FAW prefers maize, it is polyphagous and can infest ...
Parasitism of Locally Recruited Egg Parasitoids of the Fall Armyworm in Africa
The fall armyworm (FAW), <i>Spodoptera frugiperda</i> (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is an insect native to the tropical and subtropical Americas that has recently spread to Africa, where it predominately attacks ...
Cycad Aulacaspis Scale, a Newly Introduced Insect Pest in Indonesia
(Department of Biology, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia; Indonesian Society for Biology, 2012-09)
Cycad aulacaspis scale (Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)) is native to Thailand and Vietnam. Since the early 1990s it has been spreading around the world due to the trade in cycad plants for ornamental ...
Feed the Future IPM Innovation Lab: A Critical Role in Global Food Security
(Research Information Ltd., 2015-08)
The need: food security The World Food Summit of 1966 defined “food security” as existing “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life.” Food ...