Releases of the parasitoid Cotesia flavipes have been carried out since late 2014 in Colombia's Cauca River
Valley to complement other biological control on sugarcane stem borers (Diatraea spp.).
The cases were selected for the same region (Valle del Cauca, Colombia) and for the same river basin (Cauca river
), since they were in productive interaction (Figure 2).
Sugarcane stem borers of the Colombian Cauca River
Valley: current pest status, biology, and control.
In Colombia, sugarcane is harvested throughout the year, and the majority of the cultivation there is seen in the Cauca River
HYDROLOGIC AND ICTHYOLOGIC EVALUATION OF THE MIDDLE COURSE OF THE CAUCA RIVER
BETWEEN ITS TRIBUTARIES (SAN FRANCISCO, CAMPOALEGRE AND CHINCHINA RIVERS) CALDAS (COLOMBIA)
10,200 ha) of RUT watershed, and it limits to the north with the Cauca river--Toro Municipality--, east with the left bank of the Cauca river
, south with the Cauca river--Roldanillo Municipality--, and west side with the right hillside of the western range mountain of Colombia (Figure 1).
Geographically, the valley of the Cauca River
rests between the Central and Western (or Occidental) cordilleras of Colombia's Andes Mountains.