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dc.contributor.authorGvozdenac, Sonja-
dc.contributor.authorMitrović, Bojan-
dc.contributor.authorTanasković, Snežana-
dc.contributor.authorOvuka, Jelena-
dc.contributor.authorVukajlović, Filip-
dc.contributor.authorTatić, Mladen-
dc.contributor.authorBursić, Vojislava-
dc.identifier.citationGvozdenac, S., Mitrović, B., Tanasković, S., Ovuka, J., Vukajlović, F., Tatić, M., & Bursić, V. [2018]. Suitability of different maize hybrids for development of Plodia interpunctella (Hübner). Acta agriculturae Serbica, 23(45), 3-13.en_US
dc.description.abstractPlodia interpunctella (Hübner), the Indian meal moth (IMM), is a major lepidopteran storage pest worldwide. IMM larvae can be found in high abundance in stored maize and cause huge losses in seed germination and seed viability. This work aimed to assess the susceptibility of six maize hybrids (NS 6140, NS 640, NS 1090, NS 444 - dent type, NS 620k - pop-corn type, Red-aleurone maize - maize with an altered aleuron color) to IMM attack and suitability for pest's development. Standard laboratory diet (SLD) was used as a positive control. Under laboratory conditions, the following IMM life history parameters were monitored: larval mortality, mean developmental duration (egg to adult), adult emergence, adult lifespan and female fecundity. Kernel susceptibility was determined based on the Susceptibility Index (SI). The highest mortality of IMM larvae was on NS 620k (35.25%) compared to the other maize hybrids (11.2-19.5%). The highest number of emerged adults was on Red-aleurone maize (17.5), and the lowest on NS 620k (4.0). The longest lifespan was recorded for moths reared on NS 6140 and NS 640 (8.5 and 8.7 days, respectively). The highest female fecundity was on SLD (115.8 eggs), on Red-aleurone maize (44.3 eggs), while females reared on NS 620k laid the lowest number of eggs (22.8 eggs). Moths reared on NS 620k had the shortest body sizes (0.9 cm), which indicated reduced moths fitness. SI showed that Redaleurone maize (SI=7.79) was the most susceptible to IMM attack, while NS 620k (SI=3.08) was the least susceptible.en_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Kragujevac - Faculty of Agronomy, Čačaken_US
dc.relationUnapređenje proizvodnje kukuruza i sirka u uslovima stresa (MPNTR - 31073)en_US
dc.relation.ispartofActa agriculturae Serbicaen_US
dc.rightsAttribution 3.0 United States*
dc.subjectPlodia interpunctellaen_US
dc.subjectmaize hybridsen_US
dc.subjectkernel susceptibilityen_US
dc.titleSuitability of different maize hybrids for development of Plodia interpunctella (Hübner)en_US
dc.title.alternativePogodnost različitih hibrida kukuruza za razviće Plodia interpunctella (Hübner)en_US
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