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Asian Journal of Plant Sciences
  Year: 2003 | Volume: 2 | Issue: 5 | Page No.: 412-414
DOI: 10.3923/ajps.2003.412.414
 
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Insects Pests of Maiz and Their Losses

Falak Naz, Munir Hussain , Faridullah and Mohammad Din

Abstract:
The insect pests of maize and their losses were studied in KARINA Juglote, Northern Areas. Maize stem borer Chilo Partellus was found serious pest with 24.5% plant infestation followed by maize aphid Rhopalosiphum maidis with 15% plant infestation at tasseling stage. Shootfly Atherigona soccata attack at the early stage with 5% plant infestation. At the same time, Maize Jassid Zygenia sp was also recorded with population 5 jassids/3 sweep net. About 1112 Kg ha-1 grain losses has been calculated due to these insect pests.
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How to cite this article:

Falak Naz, Munir Hussain , Faridullah and Mohammad Din , 2003. Insects Pests of Maiz and Their Losses. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 2: 412-414.

DOI: 10.3923/ajps.2003.412.414

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ajps.2003.412.414

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