Taxonomy and Bionomics of the Andean Potato Weevil
Complex: Premnotrypes spp.
to be more efficacious against the sweet potato weevil
Banana planters, while they were raising bananas, multiply colonies of the predator ants Phidole megacephala, which are brought to sweet potato fields to kill the insect pest sweet potato weevil
Sweet potato weevil
(Cylas puncticollis) and sweet potato butterfly (Acraea acerata) are the two most important pests of sweet potato in Ethiopia.
As well, from October 1999 to December 2001, he was an Entomologist with the International Potato Centre (CIP) in North Eastern Uganda on collaborative project focusing on integrated pest management of the sweet potato weevil
. The key project partners were the Natural Resources Institute (NRI), National Agriculture Research Organization (NARO) and CIP.
Even CIP's integrated pest-management system for the voracious potato weevil
simply standardizes long-standing Andean practices.
to be more efficacious against sweet potato weevil
(1990), studying the sweet potato weevil
, Cylas formicarius elegantulus (Summers) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), found that this weevil was recaptured in pheromone-baited traps up to a distance of 280 m.
Within-vine distribution and damage of sweet potato weevil
, Cylas formicarius elegantulus (Coleoptera: Curculionidael, on four cultivars of sweet potato in southern Florida.
The biology of the sweet potato weevil
. Louisiana State Univ.
Reproductive maturity of the female West Indian sweet potato weevil
, Euscepes postfasciatus (Fairmaire) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).