Title: Host effects on fitness in two strains of the fall armyworm (Noctuidae) and a parasitoid of the family Eulophidae Authors
Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: March 8, 2010
Publication Date: N/A
Technical Abstract: The fall armyworm is known to be a pest of many species of the family Poaceae. In this study we compared the effects of two host plants (Zea mays and Cynodon nlemfuensis var. nlemfuensis) on survivorship of two strains of the FAW and the parasitoid Euplectrus platyhypenae.