Ancient and recent evolutionary history of the bruchid
beetle, Acanthoscelides obtectus (Say), a cosmopolitan pest of beans.
Beck, he has developed the Bruchid
bean beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus, as a model organism for inquiry-based undergraduate laboratories.
Callosobrucitus maculatus uses a three-component strategy to overcome a plant defensive cysteine protease inhibitor.
Predation by rodents and bruchid
beetles on seeds of Scheelea palms on Barro Colorado Island, Panama.
The studies cited above refer to a species of bruchid
feeding the Pindo palm seed.
Harnessing ant defence at fruits reduces bruchid
seed predation in a symbiotic ant-plant mutualism.
In order to resolve this problem, DAC&FW forwarded technical information for finalizing the Pest Risk Analysis (PRA) of the groundnut bruchid
(Caryedon serratus Olivier), detailed report on investigation and remedial measures taken along with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and action taken in the matter to Vietnam.
Talh seeds can be seriously damaged by bruchid
beetles, Bruchidius buettikeri (Aldawood, 2009).
Transcriptional regulation in cowpea bruchid
guts during adaptation to a plant defence protease inhibitor.
The project is aimed at improving farmer-preferred mungbean lines with increased resistance to viruses and bruchid
pests, and resilience to environmental stresses available.
Specularius erythrinae, a new bruchid
affecting seeds of Erythrina (Coleoptera).
Extracts from Tephrosia vogelii for the protection of stored legume seeds against damage by three bruchid