Screening of promising maize genotypes against maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais Motschulky) in storage condition

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Ram B Paneru; Resham B Thapa;
  • Publisher: Government of Nepal, Nepal Agricultural Research Council, National Maize Research Program
  • Journal: Journal of Maize Research and Development (issn: 2467-9291, eissn: 2467-9305)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3126/jmrd.v3i1.18927
  • Subject: Maize genotype | storage | Sitophilus zeamais | damage | susceptible | tolerance | Plant culture | SB1-1110

The maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky) is a serious pest of economic importance in stored grains. It causes major damage to stored maize grain thereby reducing its weight, quality and germination. An experiment was conducted in randomized complete block desig... View more
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