oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - The biology and control of Maize Rootworm, Buphonella murina Gerst., (Coleoptera: Galerucidae) a pest of maize in Zambia

Volume 32, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



In the maize-growing belt of Zambia the larva of a galerucid beetle, Buphonella murina Gerst., has become an increasingly important pest of seedling maize, causing South Africa serious reduction in yields. It is a pest that appears to be confined to Central Africa.

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