Host-plant resistance to sorghum stem borer

Taneja, S L and Agrawal, B L and Henry, V K (1987) Host-plant resistance to sorghum stem borer. In: All India Coordinated Sorghum Improvement Project Workshop, 25-27 May 1987, Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbhani, India.

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Sorghum is an important cereal crop in the semi-arid tropics. In India it is grown during the rainy (Kharif) and the post rainy (rabi) seasons Grain yields under farmers conditions are generally low (500-800kg ha-1)one of the reasons for low yields is crop damage by insect pest. Nearly 150 insects species have been reported on sorghum (young and teetes 1977 Seshureddy and Davies 1979 b)of which most widespread and economically important pests are shoot fly stem borers, army worm, midge, head bugs, and head caterpillars

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sorghum bicolor; Chilo Partellus; India; Pest resistance; Boring insects, RP4496
Subjects: Mandate crops > Sorghum
Others > Entomology
Depositing User: Mr T L Gautham
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2014 09:40
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2014 09:40
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