Effects of Three Medicinal Plant Products on Survival, Oviposition and Progeny Development of Cowpea Bruchid, Callosobruchus maculatus (Fab.) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Infesting Cowpea Seeds in Storage

@article{Ileke2013EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of Three Medicinal Plant Products on Survival, Oviposition and Progeny Development of Cowpea Bruchid, Callosobruchus maculatus (Fab.) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Infesting Cowpea Seeds in Storage},
  author={K. Ileke and Daniel S. Bulus and Ayisat Y. Aladegoroye},
  journal={jordan journal of biological sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={6},
  pages={61-66}
}
Powders from three medicinal plants were evaluated for their efficacy as contact and fumigant insecticides on cowpea bruchid, Callosobruchus maculatus (Fab.) in the laboratory at ambient tropical conditions of temperature and relative humidity. The plant powders tested included Capsicum frutescens L. (fruit and seed), C. annum Miller (fruit and seed) and Citrus sinensis Osbeck (peel). The powders were applied at rates 0.0 (control), 2g and 3.0g/20g of cowpea seeds either directly for contact… 

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