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: June, 2013; 5(3)

June 2013

Laboratory bioassay of selected plant extracts for the control of brown cocoa mirid, Sahlbergella singularis Haglund (Hemiptera: Miridae)

  Laboratory bioassays were conducted on five-selected aqueous plant extracts for contact toxicity and residual action on the brown cocoa mirid, Sahlbergella singularis. The extracts wereMangifera indica (leaf), Anacardium occidentale (leaf), Ocimiun gratissimun (leaf), Azadirachta indica (stem bark) and Acalypha wilkesiana (leaf). Leaf extracts of M....

Author(s): Joseph C. Anikwe

June 2013

Antioxidant activity and total phenolic content of earthworm paste of Lumbricus rubellus (red worm) and Eudrilus eugenia (African night crawler)

  Earthworm paste (EP) has many therapeutic properties such as antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer and antibacterial activities. Antioxidant properties of the earthworm paste extract may attribute to high phenolic compounds. This study involved quantification of phenolic compounds and evaluation of the antioxidant activity of earthworm paste (EP) from Lumbricus rubellus (red worm)...

Author(s): Qasim Mohammed Aldarraji, Normala Halimoon and Nik M. Majid