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- Ba, Niango M., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of economic entomology 2010 v.103 no.1 pp. 203-210
- cowpeas; spinosad; disinfestation; Callosobruchus maculatus; storage insects; mortality; oviposition; fecundity; deltamethrin; insect control; temporal variation; application rate
- ... The biopesticide Spinosad controls many insect pests of stored-food products. Laboratory and field trials were carried out to determine the efficacy of this pesticide against the cowpea weevil, Callosobruchus maculatus (F.) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae), the main storage pest of cowpea, Vigna unguiculata, Walp, in West Africa. In the laboratory, Spinosad caused high mortality of adult C. maculatus and d ...