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Development of the pupal parasitoid Xanthopimpla stemmator (Thunberg)(Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) in various cereal stem borers (Lepidoptera)
Classical biological control (CBC) is a management strategy that employs natural enemies against exotic pests. The method has been used against chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), an introducted pest of ...
Survival and development of the stemborer chilo partellus (swinhoe) (lepidoptera:pyralidae) on selected wild gramineous plants
A major constraint to increase the production of maize is competition from phytophagous insects. The Lepidopteran stem borer, Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), is considered to be one of the most damaging ...