Comparison of pheromone trap design and lures for Spodoptera frugiperda in Togo and genetic characterization of moths caught

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dc.contributor.author Koffi, D.
dc.contributor.author Meagher, R.L.J.
dc.contributor.author Agboka, K.
dc.contributor.author Tounou, A.K.
dc.contributor.author Agbevohia, K.A.
dc.contributor.author Amouze, T.R.
dc.contributor.author Adjevi, K.M.
dc.contributor.author Nagoshi, R.N.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-09-16T11:25:41Z
dc.date.available 2019-09-16T11:25:41Z
dc.date.issued 2018-11-29
dc.identifier.other DOI: 10.1111/eea.12795
dc.identifier.uri http://ugspace.ug.edu.gh/handle/123456789/32197
dc.description Research Article en_US
dc.description.abstract Fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (JE Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a pest of grain and vegetable crops endemic to the Western Hemisphere that has recently become widespread in sub- Saharan Africa and has appeared in India. An important tool formonitoring S. frugiperda in the USA is pheromone trapping, which would be of value for use with African populations. Field experiments were conducted in Togo (West Africa) to compare capture of male fall armyworm using three commercially available pheromone lures and three trap designs. The objectives were to identify optimum trap 9 lure combinations with respect to sensitivity, specificity, and cost. Almost 400 moths were captured during the experiment. Differences were found in the number of S. frugiperda moths captured in the various trap designs and with the three pheromone lures, and in the number of non-target moths captured with each lure. The merits of each trap 9 lure combination are discussed with respect to use in Africa. A nearly equal number of COI-CS (161) and COI-RS (158) moths was captured with no differences found in COI marker proportions among traps or lures. However, the diagnostic rice strain marker Tpi was rarely found. Overall, the genetic characterization of the pheromone trap collections indicated a consistent distribution of genetic markers from 2016 to 2017, suggesting a population at or near equilibrium. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 167;6
dc.subject Fall armyworm en_US
dc.subject Monitoring en_US
dc.subject Host strainmarkers en_US
dc.subject Maize en_US
dc.subject Lepidoptera en_US
dc.subject Noctuidae en_US
dc.subject Integrated pest management en_US
dc.subject IPM en_US
dc.subject Rice en_US
dc.subject Leucania loreyi en_US
dc.subject COI gene en_US
dc.subject Tpi gene en_US
dc.title Comparison of pheromone trap design and lures for Spodoptera frugiperda in Togo and genetic characterization of moths caught en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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