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Insecticidal effect of powder and ethanolic extract of Cnidoscolus aconitifolius (Euphorbiaceae) on adults of Callosobruchus maculatus F. (Coleoptera: Bruchidae)

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Lydia Hangnilo, Haffizou Ganda and Élisabeth T. Zannou
» doi: 10.33472/AFJBS.4.2.2022.77-85


Plants with insecticide effect is the main recourse to control cowpea weevil (Callosobruchus maculatus). This study assessed in laboratory, insecticidal effect of various doses of powder (125, 250, 375, 500, 625, 750 and 875 g of powder/kg of cowpea) and ethanolic extract (10%, 15%, 20% and 25% w/v) of Cnidoscolus aconitifolius on adults of the weevil.

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