Development and Evaluation of Systems for Controlling Insect Pests of Sorghum/Millet by Integration of Resistant Varieties, Cultural Manipulation and Biological Control
Texas A&M University
Collaborating Scientists' Institutions: Department of Agricultural Research (Botswana); SADCC/ICRISAT (Zimbabwe); IER, ICRISAT/Mali (Mali); ICRISAT (India), Escuela Agricola Panamericana (EAP) (Honduras)
George L. Teets; Frank E. Gilstrup
The goal of this project was to develop insect control strategies for sustainable sorghum/millet production, namely, plant resistance and biological control.
1. Botswana sugarcane aphid research; 2. Mali sorghum bead bug research; 3. Niger millet stalk borer and millet head girdler biological control research; 4. Honduras sorghum midge, fall armyworm and sorghum stem borer research.