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principal insect pests of rice in west Africa and their control

J. BrenieМЂre

principal insect pests of rice in west Africa and their control

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Published by West Africa Rice Development Association in Monrovia, Liberia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West.
    • Subjects:
    • Rice -- Diseases and pests -- Africa, West.,
    • Insect pests -- Africa, West.,
    • Rice -- Diseases and pests -- Control -- Africa, West.,
    • Insect pests -- Control -- Africa, West.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. Brenière ; translated by P. Rusling.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB608.R5 B74 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination87 p. :
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2334387M
      LC Control Number86223800

      1. The African rice gall midge (AfRGM), Orseolia oryzivora Harris and Gagné (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) is a serious insect pest of rainfed and irrigated lowland rice in Africa. 2. It is a bud/stalk borer and larval feeding causes severe damage to rice during the vegetative stages (seedling to panicle initiation). Symptoms: 1. The estimates of rice yield loss due to insects in Africa range between 10% and 15%. 1 The damage differs regionally by country and rice variety and in some years may exceed 90%. 1 African rice farmers identify the African rice gall midge as a major problem on 30% of their farms while stem borers are a major problem on 19% of the farms. 1.


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The principal insect pests of rice in west Africa and their control [J BrenieÌ re] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : J BrenieÌ re. The main section of this booklet consists of notes, accompanied by colour photographs to facilitate identification, on the principal insect pests of rice in West Africa.

Information is given on distribution in West Africa, external morphology, the damage caused and appropriate control measures. The pests are dealt with under 4 headings: lepidopterous stem borers (Chilo Cited by: This booklet on insect pests of rice in West Africa is intended for technicians involved in rural training and for personnel of plant protection services.

Its aim is to facilitate the identification of the principal pests by providing a minimum amount of information on their biology and their relationship with the plant, as well as keys, identification tables and illustrations where Cited by: A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

Content may be. Insect Pests of Rice. Rice Water Weevil – Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus. The rice water weevil is the most serious pest of rice in the US. It is native to Texas, but was accidentally introduced into California, as well as China, North and South Korea, Taiwan, Japan and Europe.

Thus, it is now a global pest of rice. Adults feed on riceFile Size: KB. The rice gall midge is a flying insect pest, the larvae of which feed on the growing tips of new rice shoots. The adult midge is mosquito-like and small, up to 5 mm long. Common insect pests of rice and their natural biological control An illustrated guide to the insect pests that feed on rice plants and the organisms that feed on and control those pests.

Peter A.C. Ooi* About species of insects have been recorded on rice (Yunus and Ho,), but few have ever become serious pests. WHY?File Size: KB. There are over species of insect pests to rice around the world but only about 20 species can cause economic damage. The recommended control of insect pests is to develop and follow an Integrated Pest Management plan.

About this Item: Asiatic Publishing House, Contents 1 Introduction 2 A list of rice principal insect pests of rice in west Africa and their control book 3 Rice pests calendar 4 Insect pests of major importance in the rice field 5 Insect pests of minor importance in the field 6 Miscellaneous pests of rice in the field 7 Insect pests of rice in storage 8 Control of insect pests of rice in storage 9 Natural enemies of rice pests 10 Control.

Cloning, Tissue Distribution, and Transmembrane Orientation of the Olfactory Co-Receptor Orco from Two Important Lepidopteran Rice Pests, the Leaffolder (Cnaphalocrocis medinalis) and the Striped Stem Borer (Chilo suppressalis).

Journal of Integrative Agriculture, Vol. 12, Issue. 10, p. Cited by: Farmers lose an estimated average of 37% of their rice crop to pests and diseases every year. In addition to good crop management, timely and accurate diagnosis can significantly reduce losses.

If you are facing a problem in your crop and need help with diagnosis, seek advice from a professional or use the Rice Doctor. Insect Pests of Rice (continued) The fall armyworm is a sporadic pest of rice. The larvae defoliate (consume foliage) of rice.

The adult is a moth which lays its eggs in masses on rice leaves. Eggs hatch and the larvae complete four to six instars (stages of growth) before pupating in. Rice field guide for southern SW NSW DP This publication is designed as a diagnostic tool to assist rice growers, advisors, as well as the industry in south eastern Australia to identify relevant pest, disease and weed issues that are encountered in rice crops in the region.

It also contains a quick guide to the potential industry Size: 2MB. African rice gall midge has been reported to exhibit extreme variation in abundance than any other rice insect pests in different parts of West Africa with evidence of a long-term trend of increasing abundance over the last few decades 7.

However, recent surveys have given an indication that rice gall midge infestation in other West African. The insect pests that cause serious and economic damage are commonly known as major or important insect pests of rice and these major insect pests are given below with detail of their scientific name, family name and order name, 1.

Rice Hispa The scientific or technical name of rice hispa is Dicladispa armigera (Olivier) belonging to family. Most of the studies on insect pests of rice in Africa were reports from Nigeria probably because of the extensive cultivation and use of the crop.

Prior to s, there was little specific information beyond the general observations about the few insect pests of rice. In the recent years, much has been reported on different insect pests of rice.

The importance of rice insect pests can be grasped by the fact that $ million are spent annually in attempts to control their activities with insecticides (Woodburn ). Japanese rice farmers spend the most ($ million), while farmers in developing countries spend much less per unit of production (Woodburn ).Cited by: 9.

resistance, role of natural enemies and need based chemical control besides integrated pest management strategies employed against different pests. Key words: Key words: Insect pests management, Rice. Rice is one of the major staple food crops of Karnataka and grown at different agro-climatic zones, occupying an area of lakh hectare.

The dreaded crop-eating fall armyworm continues to spread across Africa like wildfire. This invasive insect pest, first reported in Africa in. Insect Pests and their Management DR.

Navarajan Paul Principal Scientist & National Fellow Biological Control Laboratory Division of Entomology Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi – () CONTENTS Introduction Insect Pests of Rice Pests of Wheat and Barley Pests of Millets Pests of Sugarcane Pests of Oilseeds.

The major arthropod natural enemies of major rice insect pests, including the rice stem borer C. suppressalis (Walker), the yellow rice borer T. incertulas (Walker), the rice leaf folder C. medinalis Guenee, and three species of planthoppers including N. lugens (Stål), S. furcifera (Horváth), and L.

striatellus (Fallén), are shown in Table 4 (data from He et al., ).Cited by: This book fills the need for a comprehensive treatment of rice entomology under one cover. The contributors to this book, drawn from various related disciplines, discuss the fundamentals of rice entomology, the biology and ecology of rice insects and the various techniques of rice insect control, namely, host plant resistance, cultural, mechanical and physical controls, predators.

Abstract. Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is a principal source of food for more than half of the world population, and its cultivation provides income and employment to more than million households in Asia and Africa (FAO ).During –, the global rice production touched million tons.

Approximately 52% of the global production of rice is lost annually owing Author: Neha Bhatt, Sonia Joshi, S. Tiwari. Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza glaberrima (African rice) or Oryza sativa (Asian rice). As a cereal grain, it is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the world's human population, especially in Asia and is the agricultural commodity with the third-highest worldwide production (rice, million tonnes in ), after sugarcane ( billion tonnes Carbohydrates: g.

Although many insect species have been recorded to occur on rice in West Africa, their economic importance and role as pests are not well known. For some environments, within certain countries. Pest, Diseases, Weeds of Rice & Their Management 1.

Pests and diseases of Rice (a) Important Pest Stage Pests Control measures Nursery Stem-borer, gall midge, thrips, root-knot nematode, root nematode and white tip nematode For insect-pests and nematodes, apply Phorate 10 G @ kg/ha or Fipronil G @ 33 kg/ha of nursery, 5 to 7 daysFile Size: 48KB.

A survey of rice insect pests was conducted in rice fields of Chittagong, Bangladesh during three growing seasons, Boro, Aus and Aman. 35 species belonging to 13 families and 30 genera were collected and identified. Four economically important orders of insects were Hemiptera, Orthoptera, Lepidoptera and Coleoptera.

Highest insect density was seenCited by: 3. INSECT PESTS OF ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE ON CEREAL CROPS IN THE SENEGAL RIVER BASIN, WEST AFRICA INTRODUCTION The Senegal River Basin is composed of areas distributed in the four West African states of Guinea, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal.

Mali, Mauritania and Senegal contain the largest portion of the river. Insect pest of rice 1. INSECT PESTS OF RICE R. Regmi Assistant professor Department of entomology 2.

INSECT PEST OF RICE • Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is the most important staple food crop of the world • More than 60 %. Insect Pests of Field Crops Chris C. Burkhardt Professor of Entomology SECTION I - Principles of Field Crop Insect Control Present-day insect problems, created or aggravated by the concentrations of host plants, are diverse and complex and without simple solutions.

Farmers and ranchers must follow the instructions and advice of competent fieldmen. Spiders nre economically significant arthropod predators, their most important use is in agriculture and forestry they serve as natural biological control agents against insect pests.

Of described species all over the world, the checklisted Philippine spiders is just l.4 7%, consisting of species, genera belonging to 38File Size: KB. Imidacloprid % SP against rice pests.

However, many researchers have tried different insecticide combinations for the control of YSB. Kartikeyan et al. [6] reported that flubendiamide (4%) + buprofezin (20%) @ ml ha-1 was the best treatment in File Size: KB. In total, the book contains maps, diagrams, and photos—most of them new to this edition.

The Compendium of Rice Diseases and Pests, Second Edition, is broken into five major sections, including An overview of rice production and consumption, taxonomy, plant development, and diseases and arthropod pests. Paper presented at the West African Rice Development Association (WARDA) Seminar on Plant Protection for the Rice Crop, Monrovia, Liberia, pp.

Brenirre, J. () The Principal Insect Pests of Rice in West Africa and their Control, West Africa Rice Development Association, Monrovia, Liberia, 52 pp Cotes, E.

() Indian by: Received: 23 July, Accepted: 15 October, Invited Review Tree and Forestry Science and Biotechnology © Global Science Books Diseases and Pests of Citrus (Citrus spp.) Paula F.

Tennant1,2* •Dwight Robinson1 Latanya Fisher2 • Stacy-Marie Bennett1 • Dave Hutton1 • Phyllis Coates-Beckford1 • Wayne Mc Laughlin3 1 Department of Life Sciences, The File Size: 1MB. Insect Pests of Rice.

Pathak, Zeyaur R. Khan. Int. Rice Res. Inst., - Rice - 89 pages. i have read most of the pages of the book and the book was very much helpful to me in my project, i.e.

insect pest of rice. but there are some of the pest that i could not identify!!Reviews: 2. Of the eggs deposited, 20% of those laid by moths exposed to tepa and apholate were sterile.

16 Insect pests of rice Selected references Akinsola E A () Insect pests of upland rice in Africa. Pages in An overview of upland rice research. Proceedings of the Bouaké, Ivory Coast, Upland Rice Workshop. Non Insect Pest.

Besides, insects other invertebrates like nematodes, mites, snails, slugs, etc. vertebrates like rats, birds, jackals also cause damage to rice. Of course, insects are not the only pests that can cause economic damage to a rice crop. We all know that weeds, diseases, snails, rats and birds can be equally or even more devastating.

IPM Proves Most Effective in Controlling Insect Pests of Cowpea in Africa International Pesticide Benefits Case Study No. 99, December Leonard Gianessi Cowpea (also known as black-eyed pea) originated in Africa and is the major source of plant proteins in the diet of rural populations in sub-Saharan Size: KB.

tance against insect pests in many modern va-rieties, c) the ability of some modern varieties to compensate for damage, because they pro-duce more tillers (Rubia et al.

), and d) better control of insect pests by natural enemies with less use of insecticides (Way & Heong ). Findings that moderately BPH-resistant and.

The major chronic pests in the wetlands were stem borers, leaffolders, whorl maggot, and rice bug; and in the drylands were ants, seedling maggots, white grubs, leaffolders, stem borers and rice bug.

Yield loss variability was greater between fields than crops or sites, therefore a control strategy based on corrective actions when pest numbers Cited by: varieties are cultivated in which about 60 % area is covered by PB The crop is infested by many insect-pests which play a significant role in limiting Basmati rice production.

Insect-pests infest all parts of the plant at all growth stages, and a few transmit viral diseases such as leafhoppers and plant hoppers.INSECT PESTS AND DISEASES OF RICE Luong Minh Chau 1, Hoang Duc Cat1, Phan Thi Ben 1, Luong Thi Phuong1, Jiaan Cheng2 and K.L.

Heong3 ABSTRACT To identify the influences of nutrition management on rice insect pests and diseases, a large-scale experiment of 1 ha was carried out in Cuulong Delta Rice.