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  • Dossiers on SESAMIA species as pests of sugarcane 

    Unknown author
    Tams and Bowden (1953) give extensive descriptions of both the male and female adults of the African species. The Oriental and New Guinea species do not appear to have been incorporated in any useful key.
  • Dossier on SCIRPOPHAGA SPP. as pests of sugarcane 

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    The genus Scirpophaga Treitschke belongs to the family Pyralidae, subfamily Schoenobiinae. Members of this genus are mainly stem borers of graminaceous crops. The genus is distributed in the Palaearctic, Ethiopian, Oriental ...
  • Dossier on Eumetopina flavipes as a pest of sugarcane 

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    Eumetopina flavipes Muir (Hemiptera: Delphacidae) Common name Island sugarcane planthopper Distribution Papua New Guinea (PNG), Torres Strait Islands (TSI) and northern Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia (Bourke ...
  • Dossier on sugarcane downy mildew (species of the genus PERONOSCLEROSPORA) as a disease of sugarcane 

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    Sugarcane downy mildew can be caused by one of several fungi in the Peronosclerospora genus, these include P. sacchari (T. Miyake) Shirai & Hara (1927), P. spontanea (Weston) C.G. Shaw, P. miscanthi (T. Miyake) C.G. Shaw ...
  • Dossier on Ramu stunt as a disease of sugarcane 

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    Ramu stunt is caused by a unique virus related to the genus Tenuivirus. The virus has not yet been fully characterised. The disease is systemic and in susceptible varieties leads to plant death. Ramu stunt is transmitted ...
  • Dossiers on CHILO species as pests of sugarcane 

    Unknown author
    Genus Chilo Zincken Larvae of all Chilo species are stemborers that attack gramineous plants. The genus Chilo contains 41 species, mainly distributed in the Ethiopian and Oriental Regions. Because many Chilo species are ...