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Busseola fusca (Fuller), the African Maize Stalk Borer:

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Harris, K.M.; Nwanze, K.F. ; Prasannalakshmi, S.( Compiler ) ; and Sugunasri, M.( Compiler )
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Wallingford, Oxon, UK : CAB International
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Busseola fusca (Fuller), the African maize stalk borer: a handbook of information / K.M. Harris
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Citation: Harris, K.M., and Nwanze, K.F. 1992. Busseola fusca (Fuller), the African maize stalk borer: a handbook of information. (In En. Summaries in En, Fr, Es.) Information Bulletin no. 33. Patancheru, A.P. 502 324, India: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, and Wallingford, UK: CAB International. 92 pp. [Part 1: Review pp. 1-26, 11 ill., 129 ref.; Par t 2: Annotated bibliography pp. 27-82] ISBN 92-9066-224-7 (ICRISAT). ISBN 0-85198-805-9 (CABI). Order code: IBE 033. This two-part publication provides a comprehensive review of the biology and management of Busseola fusca (Fuller), the African maize stalk borer. The information is presented under subheadings of pest status and crop loss assessment, taxonomic descriptions, pest biology and ecology. Pest management practices involving a range of options-cultural, plant resistance, biological, legislative, and chemical methods-are also reviewed. Part 2 contains an annotated bibliography of nearly 400 references published between 1900 and 1990.

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