Breeding for Resistance to Heliothisl Helicoverpa: Effectiveness and Limitations

Dua, R P and Gowda, C L L and Kumar, S and Saxena, K B and Govil, J N and Singh, B B and Singh, A K and Singh, R P and Singh, V P and Kranthi, S (2005) Breeding for Resistance to Heliothisl Helicoverpa: Effectiveness and Limitations. In: Heliothis/ Helicoverpa Management. Science Publishers, New Hampshire, USA, pp. 223-242. ISBN 978-1-57808-381-7

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Helicoverpa armigera (Hiibner) has been identified as an important pest problem globally. Only a few insect pests cause as much loss to vegetative and reproductive plant parts in a range of tropical and subtropical crops around the world as Helicoverpa. Its geographical range of distribution extends to all the continents, but the damage in the semi-arid tropics is enormous. Helicoverpa armigera has been recorded from over 20 crops and 180 wild hosts in India. Cyclic appearance of H. armigera on cotton and pulses has rendered the mitigation of this pest to be quite difficult.............

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Mandate crops > Chickpea
Mandate crops > Pigeonpea
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2011 06:51
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2011 06:51
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