Search of Plant Introduction Proso Millets for Fall Armyworm Resistance

Authors: Wilson, R. L.; Courteau, J. B.

Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 77, Number 1, February 1984 , pp. 171-173(3)

Publisher: Entomological Society of America

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Abstract:

The North Central Plant Introduction Station collection of proso millets, Pantcum mtlliaceum L., was evaluated for resistance to fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith). Of the 153 lines evaluated, 8 were selected as resistant and 2 were selected as susceptible and retested. P.I. 176653 consistently was more resistant than the other seven lines when larval feeding weights, pupal weights, and larval development times on these lines were compared with those on the susceptible checks.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: February 1, 1984

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  • Journal of Economic Entomology is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The journal publishes articles on the economic significance of insects and is divided into the following sections: apiculture & social insects; arthropods in relation to plant disease; forum; insecticide resistance and resistance management; ecotoxicology; biological and microbial control; ecology and behavior; sampling and biostatistics; household and structural insects; medical entomology; molecular entomology; veterinary entomology; forest entomology; horticultural entomology; field and forage crops, and small grains; stored-product; commodity treatment and quarantine entomology; and plant resistance. In addition to research papers, Journal of Economic Entomology publishes Letters to the Editor, interpretive articles in a Forum section, Short Communications, Rapid Communications, and Book Reviews.
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