EPPO Global Database

Busseola fusca(BUSSFU)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Saccharum officinarum (SACOF) Major host
Zea mays (ZEAMX) Major host
Arundo donax (ABKDO) Wild/Weed
Cenchrus purpureus (PESPU) Wild/Weed
Cymbopogon nardus (CYGNA) Wild/Weed
Megathyrsus maximus (PANMA) Wild/Weed
Setaria megaphylla (SETME) Wild/Weed
Sorghum arundinaceum (SORAR) Wild/Weed
Panicum miliaceum (PANMI) Host
Sorghum (1SORG) Host
Sorghum bicolor (SORVU) Host
* Okosun OO, Allen KC, Glover JP, Reddy GV (2021) Biology, ecology, and management of key sorghum insect pests. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 12(1), 4. https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmaa027