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Insect pests of maize: a guide for field identification

Author: Ortega Corona, A.
Year: 1987
ISBN: 968-6127-07-0
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10883/700
Abstract: Focusing mainly on the tropics and subtropics, this pocket-size guidebook is designed to help readers recognize insect pests of maize through 94 color photographs as well as descriptions of the damage caused by each pest, its appearance, life cycle, and geographical distribution. A table groups major insect pests according to the plant parts they attack and the stage in plant development at which attack occurs. A brief, selective list of beneficial insects is also included, with color photographs. The list is followed by a section outlining general principles and various approaches to insect control
Format: PDF
Language: English
Publisher: CIMMYT
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Type: Handbook
Region: Global
Place of Publication: Mexico
Pages: vi, 106 pages
Agrovoc: INSECT CONTROL
Agrovoc: PEST INSECTS
Agrovoc: ZEA MAYS
Agrovoc: INSECT CONTROL
Agrovoc: PEST INSECTS
Agrovoc: ZEA MAYS


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    Maize breeding, phytopathology, entomology, physiology, quality, and biotech

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