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Implementation of and further research on biological control of the Larger Grain Borer

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Proceedings of an FAO/GTZ Coordination Meeting
Lomé, Republic of Togo, 5-6 November 1990

Edited by
J. Boeye, GTZ
M. Wright, NRI
G.A. Laborius, GTZ

Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations

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Acronyms used in this publication

Introduction to the meeting

New data on distribution, research and control of the Larger Grain Borer

Prostephanus truncatus (Horn), the Larger Grain Borer (LGB), and its control in Tanzania
Recent developments in Kenya on the ecology and control of Prostephanus truncatus
Evaluation de la répartition du Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Col.: Bostrichidae) par utilisation de pièges à pheromone sur le territoire du Togo
Distribution, recherche et côntrole du grand capucin du maïs Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) au Benin
Situation report on the Larger Grain Borer in Ghana
The integration of biological and chemical control components of an integrated pest management strategy for the Larger Grain Borer in Africa
Discussion - First session.

Results of test recommended at the Cotonou coordination meeting

The significance of plant materials for nourishment and development of the predator Teretriosoma nigrescens
Recherches concernant l'attraction exercée par diverses denrées stockées sur le Teretriosoma nigrescens Lewis (Col.:Histeridae) prédateur du Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Col.:Bostrichidae)
The honeybee (Apis mellifera L.(Hym.: Apidae)) as a potential host of Teretriosoma nigrescens Lewis (Col.: Histeridae), predator of the Larger Grain Borer
The silkworm (Bombyx mori L. (Lep.: Bombycidae) as a potential host of Teretriosoma nigrescens Lewis (Col.: Histeridae), predator of the Larger Grain Borer
Ability of Teretriosoma nigrescens to survive and breed on stored product pests other than Prostephanus truncatus
Further studies on the ability of Teretriosoma nigrescens Lewis (Col.: Histeridae) to prey on insect pests of stored products and to feed on stored food and beverage crops.
The IIBC LGB screening programme for beneficial insects: Summary of results
Discussion - second session

Biocontrol with Teretriosoma nigrescens

Recherches sur l'influence de Teretriosoma nigrescens Lewis (Col.: Histeridae) sur le développement des populations de Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Col.: Bostrichidae) dans des conditions semi-pratiques au Togo.
Ecology and biological control of the Larger Grain Borer in Mexico and Honduras
Discussion - third session

The release of Teretriosoma nigrescens in Africa, in particular Togo, and follow up activities

Stratégie de lâchers et études de suivi de Teretriosoma nigrescens au Togo
L'effet économique de la lutte biologique-integrée contre le Grand Capucin du Maïs, Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Col.:Bostrichidae) dans les systémes de stockage, exemple pris au Togo
Possible lessons from the biological control of the cassava mealybug Phenacoccus manihoti for the biological control of Prostephanus truncatus in Africa
Monitoring the Larger Grain Borer Prostephanus truncatus and its predator Teretriosoma nigrescens using pheromone baited flight traps - latest developments
IIBC/NRI/KARI collaborative project on biological control of Larger Grain Borer
Discussion - fourth session



Annex 1- Participants