Genetic analysis and response to selection for resistance to two stem borers, Busseola fusca and Chilo partellus, in tropical maize germplasm.

Maize is the principal staple food in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), but production lags behind population growth. The African stem borer, Busseola fusca, Fuller (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae), and the spotted stem borer, Chilo partellus, Swinhoe (Lepidoptera, Crambidae) are serious insect pests of maize in tr...

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Main Author: Mwimali, Murenga Geoffrey.
Other Authors: Derera, John.
Published: 2014
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