Assessment of Natural Parasitism of Sugarcane Moth Borers Sesamia spp. by Telenomus busseolae

@article{Nikpay2013AssessmentON,
  title={Assessment of Natural Parasitism of Sugarcane Moth Borers Sesamia spp. by Telenomus busseolae},
  author={Amin Nikpay and Hamid Kord and François-R{\'e}gis Goebel and Peyman Sharafizadeh},
  journal={Sugar Tech},
  year={2013},
  volume={16},
  pages={325-328}
}
Sugarcane moth borers are a diverse group of species occurring in several genera, and are mainly polyphagous pests of gramineous crops including corn, sugarcane, rice and sorghum. They cause economic loss in sugarcane and other crops through damage to stem by larval boring. The pink stem borer Sesamia spp. is the most destroying pest of sugarcane in South-west of Iran where it has been managed largely through the planting of resistant cultivars, cropping practices and biological control… CONTINUE READING