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Oil-Soluble Dyes for Marking European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)
Journal of Entomological Science
  • Thomas E. Hunt, University of Nebraska Northeast Research and Extension Center
  • Richard L Hellmich, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Jean M. Dyer, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Leon G. Higley, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • John Witkowski, University of Nebraska NERC
Document Type
Article
Disciplines
Publication Date
7-1-2000
Abstract

The European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner), is a pest of corn throughout the Corn Belt. It also is the target pest of the first commercially available transgenic corn hybrids. These transformed hybrids contain a modified gene from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner that expresses an insecticidal protein (Koziel et al. 1993, Bio!T echnol. 11 : 194-200). The widespread use of these hybrids has fueled the development of resistance management models and protocols.

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This article is from Journal of Entomological Science; 35 (2000); 338-341

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Language
en
Date Available
2014-09-03
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Citation Information
Thomas E. Hunt, Richard L Hellmich, Jean M. Dyer, Leon G. Higley, et al.. "Oil-Soluble Dyes for Marking European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)" Journal of Entomological Science Vol. 35 Iss. 3 (2000) p. 338 - 341
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