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Ecology of Phlebotomine Sand Flies in the Rural Community of Mont Rolland (Thiès Region, Senegal): Area of Transmission of Canine Leishmaniasis
Background Different epidemiological studies previously indicated that canine leishmaniasis is present in the region of Thiès (Senegal). However, the risks to human health, the transmission cycle andExpand
Tuta absoluta Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae): A New Threat to Tomato Production in Sub-Saharan Africa
In sub-SaharanAfrica, vegetable crops are an essential component of sustainable development, with a significant contribution to food security and nutritional balance, but also an important source ofExpand
Life History Traits of Oomyzus sokolowskii Kurdjumov (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), a Parasitoid of the Diamondback Moth
In this study the life-history of Oomyzus sokolowskii (Kurdjimov), a parasitoid of the diamondback moth (DBM) Plutella xylostella (L.) as characterized. The life cycle, adult size, fecundity,Expand
Influence of Oecophylla longinoda Latreille, 1802 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on Mango Infestation by Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Relation to Senegalese Orchard Design and
Damage caused by the fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (syn. B. invadens Drew, Tsuruta & White) (Diptera: Tephritidae) on mangoes in Senegal leads to production losses. A potential biologicalExpand
Pathogenicity of local Metarhizium anisopliae var. acridum strains on Locusta migratoria migratorioides Reiche and Farmaire and Zonocerus variegatus Linnaeus in Senegal
Locusts and grasshoppers are the most important economical threat in the sahelian agricultural system. Principal control strategies of these pests are synthetic chemicals which are, however, harmfulExpand
Rapid spread of the tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), an invasive pest in Sub-Saharan Africa
Abstract The invasive tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae) has become a real threat for the continued production of tomatoes across Sub-Saharan Africa since its firstExpand
Life-History Traits of Macrolophus pygmaeus with Different Prey Foods
Macrolophus pygmaeus Rambur (Hemiptera: Miridae) is a generalist predatory mirid widely used in augmentative biological control of various insect pests in greenhouse tomato production in Europe,Expand
Mango-based orchards in Senegal: diversity of design and management patterns
Introduction. Mango-based orchards in Senegal occur in a large diversity of cropping systems, but few typologies of these systems exist and none are associated with their compre- hensive andExpand
The relationship between the diamondback moth, climatic factors, cabbage crops and natural enemies in a tropical area
ABSTRACT The impact of abiotic and biotic factors (rainfall, temperature, host plant and natural enemies) on population dynamics of the Plutella xylostella L. diamondback moth was investigated. TheExpand
Arthropod pest complex and associated damage in field-grown tomato in Senegal
Biotic factors (including insect pests) constrain field-grown tomato production in Senegal. However, little information is available on the identity and life system of key pests. The objectives ofExpand