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Insecticidal Action of Some Plant Powders on Maize Weevil [ Sitophilus zeamais Curculionidae ) ] Affecting Stored Maize Grains

@inproceedings{2016InsecticidalAO,
  title={Insecticidal Action of Some Plant Powders on Maize Weevil [ Sitophilus zeamais Curculionidae ) ] Affecting Stored Maize Grains},
  author={},
  year={2016}
}
  • Published 2016
This study evaluated the insecticidal action seven (7) botanical plant powders against the bean weevil [Sitophilus zeamais (Motschulsky) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae)] infesting stored maize grains ( Zea mays laboratory conditions in Ado Ekiti, Nigeria. The research was conducted in two separate experiments. In the first experiment, two grams (2g) of each of the seven bot anical powders were separately measured into Petri dishes with three (3) replicates and one control respectively. 20 unsexed S… Expand

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