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Performance of sterilized Eldana saccharina Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) adults in mating and cage trials : further steps towards its control using the Sterile Insect Technique
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
The sugarcane borer, Eldana saccharina Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) is the most limiting factor in the South African sugar industry with losses to this insect pest estimated to be at least ZAR60 million per annum. Because ...
An investigation into the integrated pest management of the obscure mealybug, Pseudococcus viburni (Signoret) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), in pome fruit orchards in the Western Cape Province, South Africa
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Pseudococcus viburni (Signoret) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) (obscure mealybug), is a common and serious pest of apples and pears in South Africa. Consumer and regulatory pressure to produce commodities ...