Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: August 1, 2010
Publication Date: May 1, 2011
Citation: Mornhinweg, D.W. 2011. Biotic stresses in barley: Insect problems and solutions. In: Ullrich, S.R., editor. Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. p. 355-390.
This book chapter is an overview of the 5 major insects of barley, Russian wheat aphid, greenbug, bird cherry-oat aphid, Hessian fly, and cereal leaf beetle, with emphasis on research reported in the last 20 years. History, distribution, plant damage, yield losses, host plant resistance, biological control, and cultural control are discussed for each insect.