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Economic impact of exotic insect pests in Brazilian agriculture
Agriculture represents one of the major strengths of the economic sector in Brazil. The need to avoid economic losses because of insect pest populations is one of the greatest challenges faced byExpand
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Seasonality in insect abundance in the "Cerrado" of Goiás State, Brazil
Seasonality in insect abundance in the "Cerrado" of Goias State, Brazil. Many studies have provided evidence that tropical insects undergo seasonal changes in abundance and that this is partly due toExpand
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Survival strategies of Dalbulus maidis during maize off‐season in Brazil
Despite the importance of Dalbulus maidis (DeLong & Wolcott) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) as a vector of maize‐stunting pathogens, it is not understood how this leafhopper survives the maize off‐seasonExpand
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Coffee berry borer in conilon coffee in the Brazilian Cerrado: an ancient pest in a new environment.
The aim of this study was to verify the occurrence of the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari), and to evaluate the population fluctuation of the pest in the Brazilian Cerrado (FederalExpand
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Controle químico da cigarrinha-do-milho e incidência dos enfezamentos causados por molicutes
The objective of this work was to verify the efficiency of maize seed treatment on Dalbulus maidis control, and its effect on corn stunting diseases incidence, at screenhouse and at field. TwoExpand
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Genetically modified corn on fall armyworm and earwig populations under field conditions
The effects of corn MON810 on the Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) and the earwig Doru luteipes (Scudder) were tested under field conditions in Brazil. Results from MON810 corn fields were comparedExpand
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Comparison of Biology between Helicoverpa zea and Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Reared on Artificial Diets
Abstract The objective of this study was to compare growth and development of Helicoverpa zea Boddie and Helicoverpa armigera Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae that were feeding on an artificialExpand
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First record of Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acari: Acaridae) in soybean plants under no tillage in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) is a mite species of economic and medical-veterinary importance, usually found associated with stored products. Presence of this mite was observed in the stems ofExpand
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Sweet cassava cultivars with yellow or cream root pulp developed by participatory breeding
The sweet cassava cultivars BRS 396, BRS 397, BRS 398 and BRS 399, were selected through 27 participatory tests conducted at Distrito Federal, Brazil. Their agronomic performance and their high levelExpand
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