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Genetics of spinosad resistance in a multi-resistant field-selected population of Plutella xylostella.
Resistance to the bacteria-derived insecticides spinosad (Conserve), abamectin (Vertimec), Bacillus thuringiensis var kurstaki (Btk) (Dipel), B thuringiensis var aizawai (Bta) (Xentari), B… Expand
Outbreaks of Bagworms and their Natural Enemies in an Oil Palm, Elaeis Guineensis, Plantation at Hutan Melintang, Perak, Malaysia
A field study on population of bagworms was carried out in oil palm, Elaeis guineensis, plantation at Hutan Melintang, Perak, Malaysia from October 2005 to April 2006. Sampling was conducted at 14… Expand
Insecticidal properties of Piper nigrum fruit extracts and essential oils against Spodoptera litura.
Chemical analysis by GC and GC-MS revealed presence of 39 compounds in the essential oil fraction of Piper nigrum fresh fruits. Limonene was the major compound present with 35.06% of total oil… Expand
Insecticidal properties of Citrus hystrix DC leaves essential oil against Spodoptera litura fabricius
Chemical analyisis by GC and GC-MS revealed presence of 29 compounds in the essential oil fraction of kaffir lime, Citrus hystrix fresh leaves. Beta-citronellal was the major compound present with… Expand
Combined effect of Beauveria bassiana with neem on virulence of insect in case of two application approaches.
Biological control, particularly by entomopathogenic fungi is important for reducing the population density of pests in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs. The compatibility of… Expand
Bioactivity Effect of Piper nigrum L. and Jatropha curcas L. Extracts Against Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton)
Petroleum ether extract of black pepper (Piper nigrum) and physic nut (Jatropha curcas) were shown to have insecticidal efficacies against rice moth (Corcyra cephalonic) (Stainton). The C.… Expand
Morphological Characteristics of P. xylostella Granulovirus and Effects on Its Larval Host Diamondback Moth Plutella xylostella L. (Lepidoptera, Plutellidae)
Problem Statement: Diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella L. (Lepidoptera, Plutellidae) is the most destructive insect pest of cruciferous plants throughout the world which become resistant to wide… Expand
Evidence for the microbial degradation of imidacloprid in soils of Cameron Highlands
Abstract Imidacloprid (1-[(6-chloro-3-pyridinyl)methyl]-N-nitro-2-imidazolidinimine), with a novel mode of action is a recent systemic and contact insecticide with high activity against a wide range… Expand
Parasitism rate, host stage preference and functional response of Tamarixia radiata on Diaphorina citri
The Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri (Kuwayama) (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), is a serious pest and main threat to citrus production worldwide. The present study was carried out to assess the… Expand
Insecticidal Effects of Peppermint and Black Pepper Essential Oils against Rice Weevil, Sitophilus oryzae L. and Rice Moth, Corcyra cephalonica (St.)
Background: The rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae and rice moth, Corcyra cephalonica are major and cosmopolitan insect. Adults of S. oryzae (male and female) and both larvae are insatiable feeders on a… Expand