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Busseola segeta, a Potential New Pest of Maize in Western Kenya
In sub-Saharan Africa, Busseola fusca (Fuller) (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) is considered as one of the major stem borer pests of maize (Zea mays) and sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) . Recent surveys in Western Kenya indicated ...
Th e role of wild host plants in the abundance of lepidopteran stem borers along altitudinal gradient in Kenya
Presence of wild host plants of stem borers in cereal-growing areas has been considered as reservoirs of lepidopteran stem borers, responsible for attack of crops during the growing season. Surveys to catalogue hosts and ...
Host plant diversity of Sesamia calamistis : cytochrome b gene sequences reveal local genetic differentiation
(© 2008 The Netherlands Entomological Society, 2008)
Sesamia calamistis Hampson (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is one of the indigenous stem borer pests associated with maize ( Zea mays L.) and sorghum [ Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] (both Poaceae) in Africa. Its pest status ...