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Use of botanical plants in the control of stored maize grain insect pest in Ethiopia

By: Getu, E | Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT), Mexico DF (Mexico).
Contributor(s): CIMMYT.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) CIMMYT|EARO : 1999Description: p. 105-108.ISBN: 92-9146-065-6.Subject(s): Azadirachta indica | Capsicum frutescens | Croton | Datura stramonium | Ethiopia | Maize | Pest control | Ricinus communis | Weed control | CIMMYT | Hybrids AGROVOCDDC classification: 633.15 Summary: Maize grain is stored in Ethiopia to effect a uniform supply of food , to provide a reserve for contingencies and to speculate on high prices. Insect pests cause losses ranging from 20 to 30 percent during grain storage. For the control of the pests, botanical plants were screened under no-choice and free choice laboratory experiments at Awasa Research Centre. Powders of Croton macrostachys, Ricinus communis, Datura stramonium, Capsicum frutscens and Azadirchata indica gave the best control, which was comparable to the standard insecticide, primiphos-methyl.Collection: CIMMYT Publications Collection
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CIMMYT Publications Collection 633.15 EAS No. 6 (Browse shelf) 1 Available W649283
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Maize grain is stored in Ethiopia to effect a uniform supply of food , to provide a reserve for contingencies and to speculate on high prices. Insect pests cause losses ranging from 20 to 30 percent during grain storage. For the control of the pests, botanical plants were screened under no-choice and free choice laboratory experiments at Awasa Research Centre. Powders of Croton macrostachys, Ricinus communis, Datura stramonium, Capsicum frutscens and Azadirchata indica gave the best control, which was comparable to the standard insecticide, primiphos-methyl.

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0103|AL-Maize Program|AGRIS 0102|AJ

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