fall armyworm

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Synonyms for fall armyworm

larva of a migratory American noctuid moth

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Fresh research findings published by TPRI — Arusha — Tanzania have conclusively shown that a bio-rational program developed by Russell IPM has outperformed traditional pesticides in the combat of Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda).
In a different area of the same pasture, 864 sentinel fall armyworm larvae were deployed to collect parasitons (Hay-Roe et al.
The fall armyworm is a relatively re- cent intruder in Africa, but is has been widely prevalent in the Americas, par- ticularly South and Central America where it is known to attack more than 80 different plant species, including maize -- a major food staple for more than 200m Af- ricans.
Fall armyworm is reportedly a new pest in Africa, preferring maize plants, but feeds on sorghum, millet and vegetables, among others.
The truly frightening risk of the fall armyworm to food security in Africa must be recognised and tackled with a holistic integrated pest management programme," says Dr BM Prasanna, director of the Global Maize Programme at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre and the CGIAR Research Programme on Maize.
The authors found that larval mortality of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda reached to 8% and 26% in the low and high concentration of methoxyfenozide.
Abstract: The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is a polyphagous pest species of cultivated plants.
Earworm, Helicoverpa zea Boddie, 1850; Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (J.
Genetic variation within and between strains of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
They tested the genotypes for 2 years, evaluating their ability to mature quickly and resist fall armyworm and anthracnose, a common fungal disease.
POWERCORE will reportedly provide increased corn yield between 5% and 10% with the control of major corn pests, including Fall armyworm, Sugarcane borer, Corn earworm, Corn stalk borer and Black cutworm and tolerance to two types of herbicides - glyphosate and glufosinate.