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The normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) Greenseeker(TM) handheld sensor: toward the integrated evaluation of crop management part A: concepts and case studies
Reflectance is the ratio of energy that is reflected from an object to the energy incident on the object. Spectral reflectance of a crop differs considerably in the near infrared region (λ = 700-1300 nm) and in the visible ...
Mass rearing of stem borers, maize weevil, and larger grain borer insect pests of maize
Variety screening studies require a consistent supply of large quantities of these pests at specified time periods. Stem borers are reared on an artificial diet in order to have dependable large and continuous supplies of ...
Methods of screening maize for resistance to stem borers and post-harvest insect pests
This manual is based on the work undertaken through the “Developing Maize Resistant to Stem Borer and Storage Insect Pests for Eastern and Southern Africa – IRMA III Conventional Project (2009−2013)”, funded by the Syngenta ...