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Biological Suppression of Insect Pests on Sorghum

  • K. A. Kulkarni

Abstract

Sorghum is a paramount cereal crop of the world. It follows wheat, rice and maize in area and production. It is the staple food crop for a large section of people in Africa and Asia and also a main source of fodder for livestocks. It has several vernacular names viz., jowar, jaur, cheloam or jola in India, guinea corn, kafir corn and durra in Africa, kaoling in China and milo in America. Sorghums with sweet juicy stem are known as sorgo.

Keywords

Natural Enemy Stem Borer Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus Maize Dwarf Mosaic Virus Sorghum Midge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. A. Kulkarni
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural EntomologyUniversity of Agricultural SciencesDharwadIndia

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