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Sugarcane borer damage assessment - Training: 12mar2020

March 12 | 8:00 am - 11:59 am

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Learning objectives:

At the end of the training participants will be able to:

  • Discriminate the damage caused by Diatraea spp. that caused by other insects that attack the cane stalks, based on the particular characteristics of the types of damage.
  • Carry out the sampling of the borers according to the recommendations of Cenicaña.
  • Estimate the level of infestation according to the established function and calculate its economic impact on production. 
  • Recognize control measures for managing Diatraea spp. offered by different commercial laboratories.
  • Apply control measures to Diatraea spp. in accordance with the level of damage observed and the recommendations of Cenicaña.
  • Estimate the benefit / cost ratio of the biological control measures of Diatraea spp. 



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12 March, 2020
8: 00 am - 11: 59 am
Event Category:
Florida, Valle del Cauca Colombia
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