oa Agricultural Journal of the Cape of Good Hope - Maize stalk borer, Sesamia fusca, Hamp.

Volume 37, Issue 6
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In the Cape Agricultural Journal for August, 1905, I recorded the fact that the eggs of the Maize Stalk Borer, Sesamia fusca, are deposit under the edges of the leafs sheaths and that the resulting larvae remain under the sheaths and begin feeding on the stalk at once, gradually eating their way towards the centre of the plant.

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