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Storage Insects on Yam Chips and Their Traditional Management in Northern Benin
To further promote the production of yam chips, diversification of insect-resistant yam varieties, conception, and use of health-protective natural insecticides and popularization of modern storage structures were proposed.
Biology ofEpidinocarsis [=Apoanagyrus] lopezi [Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae] an exotic parasite of cassava mealybug,Phenacoccus manihoti [Homoptera: Pseudococcidae] in Nigeria
The biology ofEpidinocarsis (=Apoanagyrus) lopezi (DeSantis) was studied under fluctuating laboratory conditions of 24–31°C and 79–90% R.H. respectivement to find out why it is a solitary internal parasite.
Impact of the biological control agent Gyranusoidea tebygi Noyes (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) on the mango mealybug, Rastrococcus invadens Williams (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae), in Benin
The distribution of Rastrococcus invadens among different host plants and the impact of the mealybug on mango growth were investigated on 2067 trees in three surveys across all the ecological zones
Establishment and spread of Gyranusoidea tebygi Noyes and Anagyrus mangicola Noyes (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), two biological control agents released against the mango mealybug Rastrococcus invadens
Two specific endophagous parasitoids Gyranusoidea tebygi and Anagyrus mangicola, of Indian origin, were mass‐reared at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in Cotonou and released