Host-plant resistance to shoot fly and spotted stem borer in sorghum uri icon


  • Nearly 150 insect species have been reported as pests on sorghum, of which shoot fly (Atherigona soccata), stem borer (Chibparte Uns), army worm (Mythimna separata),aphids (Rhopalosiphum maidis, Melanaphis sacchari), shoot bug (Peregrinus maidis), sorghum midge (Stenodiplosis sorghicola), head bug (Calocoris angustatus), and headcaterpi l lars (Helicoverpa armigera, Cryptoblabes gnidiella, Eumlemma silicula, etc.) are the major pests in Asia

publication date

  • 1997