Studies on the sorghum shootfly in China

Shiang-Lin, S. and Zi-De, F. and Zhou-Hua, S. (1981) Studies on the sorghum shootfly in China. Insect Science and its Application, 2 (1-2). 39-47 .

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As an important measure for increasing grain production, hybrid sorghum has been cultivated in the whole area of the Peoples Republic of China since 1970. Over the past 10 years the sorghum shootfly has gradually become the worst pest of sorghum in several places in the southern parts of China. In 1973, some regions of Gung Dong, Gui Chou and Gung Xi Provinces were affected by the shootfly with a rate of 30% for the heavier damage, and a few even exceeding 90%

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sorghum; Atherigona soccata; Gung Dong; Gui Chou; Gung Xi; hybrid; larval instar; varieties
Author Affiliation: Institute of Biology, Gui Chou Academy of Science
Subjects: Crop Improvement
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2012 11:02
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2012 11:02
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