Journal of
Entomology and Nematology

  • Abbreviation: J. Entomol. Nematol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9855
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEN
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 130

Table of Content: November; 6(10)

November 2014

Response of chips from different varieties of yam to larger grain borer (LGB) (Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Coleoptera: bostrichidae) infestation

Laboratory studies were conducted at the University of Port Harcourt to evaluate the response of dried yam chips as a host for Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae). The test was conducted using four improved yam varieties namely; Adaka, Ame, Nwokpoko and Obiaturugo. Ten grams of each substrate of the dried yam chips were placed in plastic containers of 300 ml and each container was infested with...

Author(s): Sylvester R. Atijegbe, Ndowa E. S. Lale, Usman Zakka, Deborah E. Atuakpoho and Collins Ehisanya

November 2014

Effect of plant bed type on nematode density and yield of cabbage in two regions of Ghana

Cole crop production in general and cabbage in particular is constrained by pest infestation, reducing the farmer’s profit margin considerably. In this study, the effects of three plant bed types: flat, ridges and raised beds were investigated in 2012 and 2013 at Asiwa and Dormaa Ahenkro in Ghana, respectively to study their effects on plant parasitic nematodes and the yield of cabbage. Treatment effects on...

Author(s): Osei, K., Osei, M. K. and Mochiah, M. B.