African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12267

Full Length Research Paper

Essential oil composition of different fractions of Piper guineense Schumach. et Thonn from Cameroon using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and their insecticidal effect on Sitophilus oryzae (L.)

Esther Obi Oben*
  • Esther Obi Oben*
  • Laboratory of Zoology, Department of Animal Biology and Physiology, Faculty of Science, University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon.
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Robyn McConchie
  • Robyn McConchie
  • Department of Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, University of Sydney, Australia.
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Kim Phan-Thien
  • Kim Phan-Thien
  • Department of Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, University of Sydney, Australia.
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Nelson Neba Ntonifor
  • Nelson Neba Ntonifor
  • Department of Zoology and Animal Physiology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Cameroon.
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  •  Received: 09 June 2015
  •  Accepted: 02 September 2015
  •  Published: 09 September 2015

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