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Effect of the host plant on the survivorship of parasitized Chilo partellus Swinhoe (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) larvae and performance of its larval parasitoid Cotesia flavipes Cameron (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
The effect of wild and cultivated gramineous hosts on the survivorship and weight of parasitized Chilo partellus larvae and on the performance of its larval parasitoid Cotesia flavipes were studied under laboratory conditions, ...
On-farm evaluation of the ‘push–pull’ technology for the control of stemborers and striga weed on maize in western Kenya
(Elsevier Inc., 2008-03)
The ‘push–pull’ technology is a novel pest management strategy developed for control of stemborers and striga weed, Striga hermonthica, in maize-based farming systems in eastern Africa, where maize is intercropped with ...
Distribution and relative importance of lepidopteran cereal stemborers and their parasitoids in Uganda
(Springer Netherlands, 2007-02)
Infestation levels and parasitism of lepidopteran stemborers on maize were assessed in four agroecological zones (AEZ) in Uganda. The indigenous noctuidBusseola fusca Fuller (Noctuidae) and the invasiveChilo partellus ...
Crop Damage by Nematodes in Improved-fallow Fields in Western Kenya
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003)
The rotation of leguminous shrubs and crops is being tested on farms and recommended as a means of improving soil fertility and increasing crop yield in eastern and southern Africa, including western Kenya. However, this ...
On-Farm Evaluation of Hermetic Technology Against Maize Storage Pests in Kenya
(Oxford University Press, 2016)
On-farm trial with a total of 32 farmers in eight villages of Naivasha and Nakuru areas of Kenya was conducted between December 2013 and September 2014 to evaluate hermetic grain storage technologies under farmers’ ...