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- de Mello Conde de Brito, Diego, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Crop protection 2019
- Callosobruchus maculatus; Chrysomelidae; Cymbopogon citratus; Vigna unguiculata; acetylcholinesterase; biotransformation; citral; cowpeas; crop production; enzyme activity; essential oils; females; fumigants; grains; insect pests; lipid composition; males; mortality; oogenesis; oviposition; sexual behavior; storage pests; storage time; toxicity; triacylglycerols
- ... The cowpea weevil, Callosobruchus maculatus (F.), is a storage pest that mainly infects cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp), spending part of its life cycle inside the grains. Depending on the region, the decrease in cowpea production by cowpea weevils can exceed 70% during a six-month storage period. This study investigated the fumigant effect of lemongrass essential oil (Cymbopogon citratus (DC ...