corn borer

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Corn borers are a serious threat to cultivated crops, causing income losses totaling millions of dollars each year.
The most important maize pest in North America as well as in Central Europe is the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis Hubner).
The related insect species southwestern corn borer and sugarcane borer are among the most important lepidopteran pests affecting maize production in Central and South America.
Performance of maize inbred line DE811 in hybrid combinations: resistance to first and second-generation European corn borers (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
The european corn borer is a devastating insect pest in the corn growing regions of North America and Europe (Beck, 1987; Hudon et al.
Transgenic corn hybrids expressing Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins were initially developed to reduce injury from corn stalk borers such as the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hiibner) and southwestern corn borer, Diatraea grandiosella (Dyar).
Kauralexins and zealexins, members of a larger family of plant-defense compounds known as "terpenoid phytoalexins," are also partly triggered by insect chewing--with Ostrinia nubilalis, the European corn borer, among species that find them distasteful.
The researchers attribute the collateral benefits enjoyed by non-Bt farmers to area-wide suppression of corn borers stemming from long-term plantings of Bt-protected crops.
This study provides important information about the benefits of biotechnology by directly examining how area-wide suppression of corn borers using Bt corn can improve yield and grain quality even of non-Bt varieties.
The researchers attribute the collateral benefits enjoyed by non-Bt farmers to area wide suppression of corn borers stemming from long-term plantings of Bt-protected crops.
Roundup-modified corn pollen falls like a plague on corn borers, unready corn, & monarch caterpillars.
Nanoparticles did not have to be used because grasshoppers and European corn borers are not aquatic.
kurstaki) reduces populations of cabbageworm, cabbage looper, hornworms, corn borers and other caterpillars.
YieldGard VT Pro is a second-generation YieldGard Corn Borer trait that will offer broader control of corn insects, including corn borers, fall armyworms and corn earworms.