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Pest and diseases of maize in Indonesia: Status and research needs

By: Baco, D | Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT), Mexico, DF (Mexico) | 7, Proceedings of the Asian Regional Maize Workshop Los Baños (Philippines) 23-27 Feb 1998.
Contributor(s): Tandiabang, J [coaut.] | Vasal, S.K.|Gonzalez Ceniceros, F.|XiongMing, F [eds.] | Wakan, W [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Los Baños, Laguna (Philippines) PCARRD : 2000Description: p. 357-366.Subject(s): Biological control | Cereal crops | Disease control | Indonesia | Maize | Pest control | Plant diseases | Plant diseasesSummary: Pests and diseases play an important role in limiting maize production in Indonesia besides many other factors. The important insect pests are; seedling fly, corn borer, army worm, cut worm, and ear worm. Rats is also an important pest and is commonly found everywhere damaging different crops. Downy mildew is the most important disease of maize in Indonesia, followed by rust, sheath rots and, leaf spot blight. Some of the pests and diseases tend to decrease, but others increase year to year. The infestation rate of pests and diseases also varied at different planting dates in a year. A lot of research is needed in breeding for resistance and biological control, as they are the main components of integrated pest management.Collection: CIMMYT Publications Collection
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Pests and diseases play an important role in limiting maize production in Indonesia besides many other factors. The important insect pests are; seedling fly, corn borer, army worm, cut worm, and ear worm. Rats is also an important pest and is commonly found everywhere damaging different crops. Downy mildew is the most important disease of maize in Indonesia, followed by rust, sheath rots and, leaf spot blight. Some of the pests and diseases tend to decrease, but others increase year to year. The infestation rate of pests and diseases also varied at different planting dates in a year. A lot of research is needed in breeding for resistance and biological control, as they are the main components of integrated pest management.

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