Identification of rice cultivars resistant to Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), and their use in an integrated management program.

@article{Stout2001IdentificationOR,
  title={Identification of rice cultivars resistant to Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), and their use in an integrated management program.},
  author={Michael Joseph Stout and William C. Rice and Steven D. Linscombe and Patrick K. Bollich},
  journal={Journal of economic entomology},
  year={2001},
  volume={94 4},
  pages={963-70}
}
The rice water weevil, Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus Kuschel, is the most destructive insect pest of rice in the United States and is a particularly severe pest in Louisiana. The current management program for this insect in Louisiana relies heavily on insecticides, most notably the seed treatment fipronil (Icon). Diversification of the management program by incorporation of alternative strategies is needed to improve the effectiveness and long-term stability of the program. In the three… CONTINUE READING