Helicoverpa—The Global Problem

Gowda, C L L (2005) Helicoverpa—The Global Problem. In: Heliothis/Helicoverpa Management Emerging Trends and Strategies for Future Research. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.Pvt.Ltd., New Delhi, India, pp. 1-6. ISBN 81-204-1650-3

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The legume pod borer or cotton bollworm [Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner)] is one of the most important constraint to crop production globally. It is polyphagous and attacks more than 182 plant species, including cotton (Plate 1.1a), chickpea (plate 1.1b), pigeonpea (Plate 1.1c), peas, cowpea, sunfower, sorghum, groundnut, field beans, tomato (plate 1.1d) tobacco,maize and a range of vegetables, fruit crops and tree species. Helicoverpa armigera is widely distributed in Asia, Africa, Australia and the Mediterranean Europe.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Others > Entomology
Depositing User: Mr B K Murthy
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2014 05:51
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2014 06:24
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/8284
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED
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