American Journal of Entomology

Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2023

  • Performance Evaluation of Herbaceous Bee Forages for Beekeeping Development

    Mekonnen Wolditsadik, Taye Beyene, Desta Abi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 89-93
    Received: 1 June 2023
    Accepted: 5 July 2023
    Published: 13 July 2023
    Abstract: Availability of adequate perennial and annual sources of nectar and pollen is the most limiting factor in the survival, abundance and distribution of honey bees. The study was conducted to evaluate and characterize the best performing bee forages from ten plant species with a view to selecting for honey production for mid and lowland agro-ecologies... Show More
  • Insecticidal Effect of Different Plants Extracts Against Wheat Weevil, Sitophilus granarius (L., 1985) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

    Pervin Erdoğan

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 94-99
    Received: 11 July 2023
    Accepted: 3 August 2023
    Published: 17 August 2023
    Abstract: The most common of the pest is Sitophilus granarius L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) which causes economically loss of important crops in stored grains. Chemical pesticides are commonly used to control S. granarius. Researchers have recently focused on alternatives to chemical pesticides. There have been a great number of studies on this issue. In th... Show More
  • Efficacy of Plastic Bottle-Baited Traps for Capturing Coffee Berry Borer and Other Coffee Insects Pests in Kilimanjaro Region-Tanzania

    Aden Mbuba, Lilian Shechambo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 100-108
    Received: 24 May 2023
    Accepted: 12 July 2023
    Published: 18 September 2023
    Abstract: Globally, the coffee industry loses millions of dollars per annum due to the effects caused by Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) (Hypothenemus hampei Ferrari) which reduces the yield and quality of coffee by boring into the coffee fruit and destroys the marketable product. Plastic bottle-baited traps with methylated spirit and water ratio 1:1 (v/v) have bee... Show More
  • Integrated Management of Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera Frugiperda) (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Maize

    Seid Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 109-119
    Received: 12 June 2023
    Accepted: 6 September 2023
    Published: 27 September 2023
    Abstract: Fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a key pest of maize worldwide. Its damages on yield vary between 30 and 70% in the America, 11 to 100% in Africa and 32% in Ethiopia; the yield losses have been identified. In this study, we evaluated two types of bioassay and synthetic chemicals efficacy against fall armyworm ... Show More