Journal of
Entomology and Nematology

  • Abbreviation: J. Entomol. Nematol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9855
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEN
  • Start Year: 2009

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FAUNAL SURVEY OF THE TERMITES OF THE GENUS MACROTERMES (ISOPTERA: TERMITIDAE) OF ETHIOPIA

To date Macrotermes subhyalinus and Macrotermes herus are the only two species of termites of the genus Macrotermes recorded in Ethiopia. The description given to them in terms of distribution and their mound morphology is contrary to the literature and the species checklist is not exhaustive. This paper compares mound distribution and dimensions in Western, Central, and Southern Ethiopia and provides species checklist...

Author(s):Daniel Getahun Debelo

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Ovicidal, oviposititon deterrence and biological activity reduction effects of Birbira (Millettia ferruginea) on Diaondbackmoth (Plutella xylostella L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae).

The study was carried out to determine the efficacy of Birbira (Millettia ferruginea) (Hochest) Baker tree seed solvent extracts on Diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella L.). Leaf dipping method was used to run both assays by using extracts from Birbira seeds kernel powder in water (w/v):0, 0.2, 0.4, 0.6, 0.8, 1.0, 1.2 and 1.4 mg/ml. In the assay, full Oviposition deterrence was recorded at the higher rates of polar...

Author(s):Adem Nega, Emiru Seyum, Bayeh Mulatu

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Survey of insect pest infestations of important medicinal plants in Central India

Seven species of medicinal plants viz. Withania somnifera, Abelmoschus moschatus, Chorophytum borivilianum, Rauvolfia serpentina, Andrographis paniculata, Gloriosa superba, and Emblica officinalis were surveyed in twenty three different sites of Central India. The insect pests damaging to these target species of medicinal plants were collected, reared and identified to species level on the basis of available literatures...

Author(s):P. B. Meshram and Deepa Sonker

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Seasonal pattern of Bancroftian Filariasis transmission in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Amaechi, A. A.*, Nwoke, B. E. B., Iwunze, J. I. and Njoku, F.

Author(s):Amaechi, A. A., Nwoke, B. E. B., Iwunze, J. I. and Njoku, F.

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Experimental Analysis of Ecomomic Action Level of Tomato Leafminer, Tuta absoluta Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) on Tomato Plant under Open Field

Tuta absoluta is measured as a key pest of tomato both in the field and under greenhouse conditions. It is causing heavy economic impact by larval which feeding leaves and fruits. Information on tomato leafminer economic injury levels (EILs) and economic thresholds (ETs) is relatively limited. Studies were conducted during 2015 to 2017 to determine EILs and ETs on open field is required for more effective management. The...

Author(s):Tadele Shiberu and Emana Getu

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Evaluation of residual effects of lambdacyhalothrin WP10 in different surfaces against Anopheles stephensi, in a malarious area, southern Iran

Malaria is one of the public health problems in southern Iran. The main activity of vector control is indoor residual spraying using pyrethrpids. The aim of study was to evaluate the biological assays of lambdacyhalothrin WP10 at different surfaces of wall. The persistency of lambdacyhalothrin WP10 at 25 mg/m2 was studied on different local surfaces of rooms such as plaster and mud surfaces (sorbent) as well as wooden...

Author(s):Mohammad Reza Abai , Hassan Vatandoost , , Hossein Dorzadeh , Mansoreh Shayeghi , Ahmad Ali Hanafi-bojd , Ahmad Raeisi

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Antidiabetic effect of Lupine turmos compared with antidiabetic drug (Glibenclamide)

Lupines turmos plants had been used by some Sudanese patients with type 2 diabetes, and Glibenclamide, an anti-diabetic drug had been the commonly used one. This study deals with the determination of the biological effects of L. turmos, used traditionally by Sudanese patients in comparing the anti-diabetic drug (Glibenclamide). This study focuses on type 2 diabetic patients who use some plants as treatment without any...

Author(s):Laila Taha E

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Biological aspects and predation of Pygidicrana v-nigrum Serville, 1839 against the Mediterranean fly

The biological development and quantification of Pygidicrana v-nigrum consumption was evaluated taking as prey the immature stages of Ceratitis capitata. The dermapterous insect, when ingesting C. capitata larvae, reached its nymphal period, on average, at 228 days. The lowest nymphal viability of P. v-nigrum occurred in its 1st instar when fed with larvae, reaching a value of 85%. The food provided did not influence the...

Author(s):Roberio Oliveira

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IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON RICE LEAFFOLDER, CNAPHALOCROCIS MEDINALIS (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE) POPULATIONS

The present study was carried out to study the population occurrence and the influence of environmental factors on Cnaphalocrocis medinalis population dynamics for the four consecutive years 2011 to 2014. The population initiated late August and early September. It built abruptly after appearance for the years 2013 to 2014, then maintained till the end of October for the year 2013 while for the year 2014 light trap catches...

Author(s):Muhammad Rizwan

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Species composition and status of insect pests of stored maize in southern Ethiopia

Maize is a major staple food and feed source for millions of people of Ethiopia. However, insect pests are among the most important biotic constraints of it in storage. Assessment of species compositions and status of insect pests of stored maize grains in four traditional storages over three storage season was conducted in southern Ethiopia in the years 2013/2014 and 2015/2016. The assessment was made from 1 kg of samples...

Author(s):Berhanu Hiruy

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