potato tuber moth


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Related to potato tuber moth: potato tuberworm, Phthorimaea operculella
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Noun1.potato tuber moth - greyish-brown moth whose larva is the potato tuberwormpotato tuber moth - greyish-brown moth whose larva is the potato tuberworm
gelechiid, gelechiid moth - small slender-winged moths whose larvae are agricultural pests
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Punjab Agricultural University has substantial evidence based on elaborate surveys that affirms the fact that Punjab Seed potato is produced in a region which is also free from potato tuber moth. It is a pest wherein larva tunnels into foliage, stem and tubers and forms galleries near the tuber eyes.
Evaluation of field grown potato lines transgenic for cry1Ac9 gene conferring resistance to potato tuber moth. New Zealand Plant Protection-Series 55: 405-410.
Field evaluation of potato plants transgenic for a cry1Ac gene conferring resistance to potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea opercula (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).
feltiae and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora were evaluated against the last instar of potato tuber moth (PTM) Phthorimaea operculella under laboratory conditions.
Key words: Entomopathogenic nematodes, potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella, biological control, Steinernema carpocapsae, Steinernema feltiae, Heterorhabditis bacteriophora.
Identification of components of the female sex pheromone of the potato tuber moth, Scrobipalpopsis solanivora.
growers $20 million annually; the potato tuber moth; and late blight, which caused the Irish Potato Famine of 1845 and is still responsible for significant losses and control expenses today.
Abstract: The natural occurrence of specific pathogens and biopesticides applied in an inundative fashion can contribute significantly to control of the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella.
Observations on the biology of the potato tuber moth Phthorimaea operculella Zell.
In Wapato, Lacey and colleagues have pitted Muscodor against the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella.
A type of insect-infecting pathogen called a "granulovirus" appears promising for biological control of the potato tuber moth that's been plaguing northwestern potato growers.
Among the topics are aphids as major potato pests, the biology and ecology of potato tuber moths, species interaction and biodiversity in potatoes, the biological control of potato insect pests, cultural control and other non-chemical methods, and evolutionary considerations in potato pest management.