A Note On The Occurrence Of Zabrotes Subfasciatus Boh., Coleoptera, (Bruchidae) On Legumes In Uganda

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1971/1972
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Davies J. C.
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The paper draws attention to the discovery and subsequent spread of Zabrotes subfasdatus (Boh.) in Uganda. This bruchid is an important pest of beans, Phaseolus vulgaris in many areas of the world. In Uganda it has been found to be an important pest of cowpeas Vigna unguiculata L. A description is given of the ,life cycle of the insect in Uganda with specific reference to oviposition and length of the life cycle.
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, 37, p. 294-298