Université de Neuchâtel

Tritrophic Interactions in Maize Storage Systems

Savidan-Niederer, Anita ; Rahier, Martine (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel : 2002 ; 1636.

The interaction and compatibility of natural enemies with two currently used strategies of integrated pest management to lower post-harvest losses in maize were investigated, namely insect resistance, and storage practice. In a first study, insect resistance of a large number of maize genotypes was tested against five common storage pests in tropical maize stores. A large range of resistance was...