2021, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A
Potential of some aromatic medicinal plants antifeedant against cowpea weevil, Callosobruchus maculatus, Tamil Nadu, India
Author(s): Azhagu Madhavan S, Priyadharshini R, Sripriya R and Ganesan S
Abstract: The counter feed insect capability of concentrates of five normal plants; Galic (Allium sativum), Manjack (Cordia millenii), African nutmeg (Mondora myristica), Negro pepper (Xylopia aethiopica) and Ginger (Zingiber officinale) against cowpea weevil, (Callosobruchus maculatus) was assessed. The outcomes set up that concentrates of Ginger caused the most grounded taking care of detergency against the creepy crawly bugs with rate taking care of file of 48.3%. The request for the antifeedant strength of the concentrates against C. maculatus following 5-hour openness was Z. officinale (43.9%), > X aethiopica (48.3%) > C. millenii (59.9%) > A. sativum (61.6%) > M. myristica (64.9%). The examination further talked about the difficulties standing up to specialists and ranchers in basically sending these plant materials for general use in crop security and makes suggestions on suitable arrangements. Plant materials didn't influence the practicality of the seeds. The outcomes acquired propose that the plant materials have insecticidal properties and can be used in shielding put away mung bean from C. maculatus pervasion since they are natural cordial, less expensive than engineered insect sprays and more secure for people.
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Azhagu Madhavan S, Priyadharshini R, Sripriya R, Ganesan S. Potential of some aromatic medicinal plants antifeedant against cowpea weevil, Callosobruchus maculatus, Tamil Nadu, India. Zool Entomol Lett 2021;1(1):27-31.