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Rice striped stem borer (412) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Striped rice stem borer; it is also known as the Asiatic rice borer.

Scientific Name

Chilo suppressalis. A moth in the Crambidae.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information (and Photo 4) from Rice Knowledge Bank. IRRI. (; and CABI Chilo suppressalis (striped rice stem borer) (2019) Crop Protection Compendium. (; and Pathak MD, Khan ZR (1994) Insect Pests of Rice. IRRI/ICIPE; and from Chilo suppressalis. Wikipedia. ( Photo 1 Asiatic rice borer (Chilo suppressalis) Todd Gilligan, Screening Aids, USDA APHIS PPQ, Photos 2,3&4 Asiatic rice borer (Chilo suppressalis) International  Rice Research Institute,

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/185: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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