oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - The effect of different maize genotypes on the maize stalk-borer, Busseola fusca (Fuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), feeding in whorl tissue

Volume 48, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Different amounts of leaf damage were caused to several maize genotypes by stalk-borer larvae feeding in whorl tissue. The extent of damage was correlated with the mean larval biomass/plant, which varied in the different maize genotypes.

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