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Abstract                 Volume:5  Issue-4  Year-2017          Original Research Articles


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Efficacy of the Aqueous Extract of the Seeds Capsules of Ricinus communis on the Infestations of Shoot and Fruit Borer Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), Pest of Eggplant
Adagba Obodji1*, Kevin Christian Dje Tano2, Louis Roi Nondenot Aboua1, Christian Landry Ossey1 and Nadege Marina Apie Assi1
1University Félix Houphouët Boigny, Abidjan-Cocody, UFR-Biosciences, Laboratory of Zoology and Animale Biology, 22 PO Box 582 Abidjan 22, Cote dIvoire
2University Jean Lorougnon Guede of Daloa, UFR-Agroforestry, Cote d Ivoire
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

This study was carried out from April to November 2014 in Azaguié, located in the south of Côte d'Ivoire. It consisted in testing the effect of the aqueous extract of the seeds capsules of Ricinus communis on the infestations of shoot and fruit borer Leucinodes orbonalis, pest of eggplant. Five treatments corresponding to five concentrations of aqueous extract of the seeds capsules of R. communis were compared to treatment with the chemical insecticide. The lowest infestation percentages and the highest percentages reduction of shoots and fruits infestation were obtained with aqueous extract seeds capsules of the R. communis at concentrations of 50 and 60 g / l compared to those obtained with the chemical insecticide. The aqueous extract of the seeds capsules of R. communis (50 and 60 g / l) also allowed to record the highest total and marketable fruit yields This extract was therefore more effective than the chemical insecticide.

Keywords: Leucinodes orbonalis, eggplant, aqueous extract, seeds capsules, R. communis, chemical insecticide.
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Adagba Obodji, Kevin Christian Djè Tano, Louis Roi Nondenot Aboua, Christian Landry Ossey and Nadège Marina Apie Assi. 2017. Efficacy of the Aqueous Extract of the Seeds Capsules of Ricinus communis on the Infestations of Shoot and Fruit Borer Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), Pest of Eggplant. Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 5(4): 49-55
doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2017.504.008