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Anderson, R.M. and R.M. May (1981) The population dynamics of microparasites and their invertebrate hosts. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. B. 291: 451-524.

Benton TG, Plaistow SJ & Coulson TN (2006) Complex population dynamics and complex causation: devils, details and demography.  Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B. 273: 1173-1181.

Burden JP, Possee, RD, Sait SM, King LA & Hails RS (2006) Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of persistent baculovirus populations of the cabbage moth (Mamestra brassicae) within the British Isles. Archives of Virology 151: 635-649.

Cheke RA & Tucker MN (1995) An evaluation of the potential economic returns from the strategic control approach to the management of African armyworm Spodoptera exempta populations in East Africa. Crop Protection 12: 91-103.

Cherry, A. J. (1992). Cross-infectivity of Spodoptera exempta nuclear polyhedrosis virus (SeNPV) and the infectivity of foreign viruses in S. exempta. Project Technical Report. Project A0047 Natural Resources Institute. Chatham UK. pp6

Coulson T, Catchpole EA, Albon SD, Morgan BJT, Pemberton JM, Clutton-Brock TH, Crawley MJ & Grenfell BT (2001) Age, sex, density, winter weather, and population crashes in Soay sheep. Science 292: 1528-1531.

Day RK, Haggis MJ, Odiyo PO, Mallya G, Norton GA & Mumford JD (1996) WormBase: A data management and information system for forecasting Spodoptera exempta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in eastern Africa. J. Econ. Entomol. 89: 1-10.

Grzywacz D, Mushobozi W, Parnell M, Jolliffe F & Wilson K (in press) The evaluation of Spodoptera exempta nucleopolyhedrovirus (SpexNPV) for the field control of African armyworm (Spodoptera exempta) in Tanzania. Crop Protection.

Harvey AW & Mallya GA (1995) Predicting the severity of Spodoptera exempta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) outbreak seasons in Tanzania. Bull. Ent. Res. 85: 479-487;

Hodgson DJ, Hitchman RB, Vanbergen AJ, Hails RS, Possee RD & Cory JS (2004) Host ecology determines the relative fitness of virus genotypes in mixed-genotype nucleopolyhedrovirus infections. J. Evol. Biol., 17: 1018-1025.

Ibrahim KM, Yassin Y & Elguzouli A (2004) Polymerase chain reaction primers for polymorphic microsatellite loci in the African armyworm, Spodoptera exempta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 653-655.

Lee KP, Cory JS, Wilson K, Raubenheimer D & Simpson SJ (2006) Flexible diet choice offsets protein costs of pathogen resistance in a caterpillar. Proc. Roy. Soc. B., 273: 823-829.

Leirs H, Stenseth NC, Nichols JD, Hines JE, Verhagen R & Verheyen W (1997) Stochastic seasonality and nonlinear density-dependent factors regulate population size in an African rodent. Nature 389: 176-180.

Lindquist DA, Abusowa M & Hall MJR (1992) The New World screwworm fly in Libya – a review of its introduction and eradication. Medical & Veterinary Entomology 6: 2-8.

Mushobozi WL, Grzywacz D, Musebe R, Kimani M & Wilson K (2005) New approaches to improve the livelihoods of poor farmers and pastoralists in Tanzania through monitoring and control of African armyworm, Spodoptera exempta. Aspects of Appl. Biol. 75: 37-35.

Neuenschwander P (2001) Biological control of the cassava mealybug in Africa: a review. Biological Control 21: 214-229.

Njuki J, Mushobozi W & Day R (2004) Improving armyworm forecasting and control in Tanzania: a socio-economic survey. CABI Africa Regional Centre Nairobi 39. pp49.

Parnell, M., Grzywacz, D., Jones, K, A,. Brown, M., Oduor, G. & Ong’aro, J. (2002) The strain variation and virulence of granulovirus of diamond back moth (Plutella xylostella Linnaeus, Lep., Yponomeutidae) isolated in Kenya.  J. Invert. Pathol. 79: 192-196.

Redman EM (2005) Baculovirus Diversity and its Effect on Virulence. PhD Thesis, University of Stirling.

Rose DJW, Dewhurst CF & Page WW (2000) The African Armyworm Handbook: The Status, Biology, Ecology, Epidemiology and Management of Spodoptera exempta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Natural Resources Institute, Greenwich.

Vilaplana L, Wilson K, Redman EM & Cory JS (2009) Pathogen persistence in migratory insects: high levels of vertically-transmitted virus infection in field populations of the African armyworm. Evolutionary Ecology 22pp. DOI: 10.1007/s10682-009-9296-2.

Vilaplana L, Redman EM, Wilson K & Cory JS (2008) Density related variation in vertical transmission of a virus in the African armyworm. Oecologia 155: 237-246.