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What does BPH stand for?

BPH stands for Brown Planthopper

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The delphacid planthoppers include a number of important agricultural pests not known from the United States such as the brown rice planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (Stal, 1854), the small brown planthopper, Laodelphax striatellus (Fallen, 1826), and the white-backed planthopper, Sogatella furcifera (Horvath, 1899) (Wilson 2005), the last of which has been erroneously reported from the New World in the past (see Beamer 1952; Asche & Wilson 1990).
Collaborating scientists will further develop the understanding of hybrid vigour in rice and will work to develop hybrids with better resistance to brown planthopper, a key insect pest.
To prevent the hotspots of brown planthopper infestation from spreading, the government of Indonesia invited the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to initiate an ambitious project called integrated pest management, a program started in the Philippines and now being implemented in many countries throughout South and Southeast Asia.