Journal of
Entomology and Nematology

  • Abbreviation: J. Entomol. Nematol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9855
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEN
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 124

Table of Content: November 2016; 8(5)

November 2016

Molecular characterization and evaluation of indigenous entomopathogenic fungal isolates against Sorghum Chafer, Pachnoda interrupta (Olivier) in Ethiopia

Sorghum chafer, Pachnoda interrupta (Olivier) is a damaging pest of sorghum, other cereals and horticultural crops in Africa which results in complete crop loss. Currently, the management strategies rely heavily on chemical pesticides, which do not provide effective control. There is evidence showing that microbial biocontrol agents have the potential to control P. interrupta.  In this study, the entomopathogenic...

Author(s): Belay Habtegebriel, Emana Getu, Mohamed Dawd, Emiru Seyoum, Getnet Atnafu, Fathiya Khamis, Ylva Hilbur, Sunday Ekesi and Mattias C. Larsson