Journal of
Entomology and Nematology

  • Abbreviation: J. Entomol. Nematol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9855
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEN
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 135

Table of Content: April 2015; 7(3)

April 2015

Sources and abundance of fungi with entomopathogenic potential for control of the cowpea pod borer, Maruca vitrata Fab. in Ibadan, Nigeria

The potential sources and abundance of naturally occurring entomopathogenic fungi with bio-control potential against the cowpea pod borer, Maruca vitrata, were investigated by adapting the Galleria bait method. Soil samples from five sites: Cow-stead, Piggery and Poultry sites as well as Crops Research Garden (CRG) and Practical Year Training Programme (PYTP) farm for arable crops of the University of Ibadan were used...

Author(s): Omoloye, Adebayo Amos, Ajifolokun, Adesola Oluwabunmi, and Tobih, Francis Okeremute    

April 2015

Adult emergence percentage from irradiated fruit flies, Bactrocera zonata and Bactrocera cucurbitae pupae

Fruit flies are regarded as one of the most devastating pest of fruits and vegetables on earth planet. Generally chemical control is implemented for their control but it poses lot of eco-environmental concerns so the emphasis is now turning towards eco-friendly management practices.  Bio-control is an efficient and environmentally sound approach and augmentation is primarily focus on classical biological control...