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INSECTS: FRIENDS OR ENEMIES?
Insects are small creatures that are unavoidable by humans and other animals, their impacts in the universe are so numerous that they cannot be exhausted. This paper has its focus on these tiny butExpand
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Studies on the Resistance of Cowpea Seeds (Vigna unguiculata) to Weevil (Callosobruchus maculatus) Infestations
Three cowpea varieties namely: Kafanji, Brown variety and Ex-potiskum were used in this study to test their resistance on weevil infestation. Cowpea samples of 60grams were measured from each varietyExpand
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Insects associated with wine from raffia palm ( Raphia hookeri ) in Alor, Nigeria
The insects associated with palm wine from raffia palm (Raphia hookeri) were studied in three villages in Southeastern, Nigeria for four weeks. The insects were sieved out after 24 hours from each 10Expand
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Lethal effects of Anarcadium occidentale (L.), Carica papaya (L.)and Azadirachta indica (A. Juss) leaf powders on Sitophilus oryzae (L.) in rice grains
Bioinsecticides prepared from three plant species, Anarcadium occidentale (cashew), Carica papaya (pawpaw) and Azadirachta indica (neem) were used against adult rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae on riceExpand
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Effect of cassava varieties on oviposition and development of larger grain borer-Prostephanus truncatus horn (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae)
The influence of cassava varieties on the developmental biology of Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) was investigated. This beetle was reared on flour varieties of cassava, namely: Danwari, Nwugo,Expand
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Evaluation of Piper guineense Fruit Powder as a Short Term Protectant against Dermestes maculatus (Degeer) in Dry Fish
The efficacy of Piper guineense fruit powder in protecting dried fish against Dermestes maculatus infestation was investigated in the Zoology laboratory of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Nigeria.Expand
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PRELIMINARY CHECKLIST OF FLIES ASSOCIATED WITH PIG CARRIONS DECOMPOSITION IN OKIJA, ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA
The decomposition process of pig carrions was carried out in Okija, Anambra State, Nigeria. The study area was located on 05 o 53.240N and 006 o 48.50E within the ambient temperature and relativeExpand
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Evaluation of the Efficacy of Mixed Powders of Piper Guineense and Zingiber Officinale against Callosobruchus Maculatus (F.) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae)
Powders prepared from two plant species, Piper guineense and Zingiber officinale were used against adult cowpea weevil, Callosobruchus maculatus (Fab.) on cowpea grains. The powders of PiperExpand
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Efficacy of Ogiri produced from Mesquite seed as bait in trapping of insects in a fallow plot in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
An investigation was made on the insect fauna in a fallow plot at the temporary site of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka using pitfall traps. The study was carried out for a period of seven weeks inExpand
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