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The Millet Stem Fly

Gan Yaojin(Author), Dong Zhiping(Author) et al

125 pages, colour photos, illustrations, tables

Science Press

Hardback | Jan 2007 | #173340 | ISBN-13: 9787030192639
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About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Chinese

The millet stem fly is the principal pest that does great harm to the millet. The authors carry out a thorough and systematic study in different ecotopes, which describes many aspects of the pest in detail, such as, its morphological features, its biological features, its ecological features, its artificial rearing techniques, different varieties resistance to it, its natural enemies, the forecasting of its hit and the control techniques.

In this book, the authors introduce their approach, their process and the results. Meanwhile, the theory in the book is closely linked to the applied technology, which can be a good reference for the experts, the teachers and students in the universities. Since it is deliberately illustrated, it is also fit for farmers and experts in study and in practice.


I. Host Scale, Geographical Distribution and Damage of the Millet Stem Fly
II. Identification Key to Adults of Genus Atherigona in China
III. Morphological Features of the Millet Stem Fly
IV. Damage Symptom Types of the Millet and the Yield Loss
V. Artificial Rearing of the Millet Stem Fly
VI. Life Cycles of the Millet Stem Fly
VII. Life Behaviors
VIII. Relation Between the Hit of the Millet Stem Fly and its Ecological Enmvironemnt
IX. Varieties of the Millet Stem Fly’s Natural Enemies
X. Identification of Millet Varieties’ Resistance to the Millet Stem Fly
XI. Control of the Millet Stem Fly

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