A Study On The Abundance Of Insect Pests Of Stored African Yambean [ Spheostylis Stenocarpa] In Some Selected Villages In Abia State:-Nzenwa, Eugenius O.

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Abstract

A study on the abundance of insecl pests of stored African Yam bean in three rural villages of Abia state was conducted between June and August 2006. The villages surveyed includes Uzuakoli in Bend L. G.A, Ahaba in Isuikwuato L.G.A and Ovim also in Isuikwuato L.G.A. African Yam bean samples were collected (2 cups each) from some homes and markets in the said areas. The samples were analysed in the laboratory, in which the insects were extracted from the seed. The main pests found include; Callosobruchus maculates Rhizoperthd dominica, Triroblium castaneum and Lasioderma serricorne. Callosobruchus maculatus was found to be the most abundance with a relative abundance of 57. 87% in Uzuakoli 61.20% in Ahaba and 68.63% in Ovim. While is relative abundance in the market site are 55.60% in Eke Uzuakoli 62.29% in Orie Ahaba ’and 59.52% in 11 Oriendu. Rhizopertha dominica took the second position with 38. 11%, 28.13%, and 20.67%, respectively from home sites and and 20.67%, respectively from home sites and sample collected from homes and markets.

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APA

NZENWA, O (2024). A Study On The Abundance Of Insect Pests Of Stored African Yambean [ Spheostylis Stenocarpa] In Some Selected Villages In Abia State:-Nzenwa, Eugenius O. . Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Feb 28, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/a-study-on-the-abundance-of-insect-pests-of-stored-african-yambean-%5B-spheostylis-stenocarpa%5D-in-some-selected-villages-in-abia-state-nzenwa-eugenius-o-7-2

MLA 8th

O, NZENWA. "A Study On The Abundance Of Insect Pests Of Stored African Yambean [ Spheostylis Stenocarpa] In Some Selected Villages In Abia State:-Nzenwa, Eugenius O. " Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 02 Feb. 2024, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/a-study-on-the-abundance-of-insect-pests-of-stored-african-yambean-%5B-spheostylis-stenocarpa%5D-in-some-selected-villages-in-abia-state-nzenwa-eugenius-o-7-2. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

MLA7

O, NZENWA. "A Study On The Abundance Of Insect Pests Of Stored African Yambean [ Spheostylis Stenocarpa] In Some Selected Villages In Abia State:-Nzenwa, Eugenius O. ". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 02 Feb. 2024. Web. 28 Feb. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/a-study-on-the-abundance-of-insect-pests-of-stored-african-yambean-%5B-spheostylis-stenocarpa%5D-in-some-selected-villages-in-abia-state-nzenwa-eugenius-o-7-2 >.

Chicago

O, NZENWA. "A Study On The Abundance Of Insect Pests Of Stored African Yambean [ Spheostylis Stenocarpa] In Some Selected Villages In Abia State:-Nzenwa, Eugenius O. " Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2024). Accessed 28 Feb. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/a-study-on-the-abundance-of-insect-pests-of-stored-african-yambean-%5B-spheostylis-stenocarpa%5D-in-some-selected-villages-in-abia-state-nzenwa-eugenius-o-7-2

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