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: February 2019; 11(2)

February 2019

Effect of azadirachtin pre-treatment on major pests, diseases and yield of seed yam

Pests and diseases infested material of seed yams have led to sub optimal yield levels. Neem was applied as substitute for chemical pesticides and as environmentally safe bio-pesticide to reduce the crops annual loss due to herbivore pests and their resulting diseases. Field trials were conducted during the 2016 and 2017 major planting seasons in four communities each of Ejura-Sekyedumase and Atebubu-Amantin districts...

Author(s): Mochiah Moses Brandford, Osei Kingsley, Aidoo Atta Snr, Danso Yaw, Lamptey Joseph Nii Lante and Ennin Stella Ama

February 2019

Induction of tomato plants resistance to Meloidogyne incognita infection by mineral and nano-fertilizer

Nutrients are vital for plant growth as well as disease severity and control. Utilization of nanotechnologies in agriculture sectors is expected to be the ideal material to enhance plant resistance after perception of specific biotic or abiotic signals commonly referred to as induced resistance. Three mineral and nano-fertilizer particles were examined for their efficacy as a soil amendment in controlling the root knot...

Author(s): Ahmed Gamal El-Sherif, Samir Borham Gad, Allam Arafat Megahed and Mohamed Ibrahim Sergany