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- Charlet, L.D.; Aiken, R.M.; Miller, J.F.; Seiler, G.J.; Grady, K.A.; Knodel, J.J.
- Proceedings / Sunflower research workshoop 2007 no.9
- Helianthus annuus; insect pests; resistance mechanisms; germplasm evaluation; flowers; Homoeosoma electellum; Smicronyx fulvus; Cochylis hospes; Contarinia schulzi; seeds; larvae; crossing; lines; hybrids; integrated pest management; North Dakota
- ... The key insect pests attacking the sunflower head and seeds include the sunflower moth, the red sunflower seed weevil, the banded sunflower moth, and the sunflower midge. There is a need to reduce losses from these pests by providing long-term economical management for sunflower growers. In 2005, sunflower accessions and interspecific crosses were screened for those having reduced seed damage from ...