IMPACT OF MEDICINAL PLANT COMPOUNDS ON Callosobruchus chinensis (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE: BRUCHINAE)

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V. R. BINDHU
S. GANGA
SUSHA DAYANANDAN

Abstract

A medicinal plant Boerhavia diffusa was tested against the pulse beetle Callosobruchus chinensis and was found to be effective in controlling the pest. Both HPLC and GC MS analysis of the ethanol extract of the plant showed the presence of certain insecticidal compounds, thus proved to be effective in controlling the pest.

Keywords:
Boerhavia diffusa, Callosobruchus chinensis, HPLC, GCMS, ethanol extract, pest.

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BINDHU, V. R., GANGA, S., & DAYANANDAN, S. (2019). IMPACT OF MEDICINAL PLANT COMPOUNDS ON Callosobruchus chinensis (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE: BRUCHINAE). UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 39(1), 12-16. Retrieved from http://mbimph.com/index.php/UPJOZ/article/view/1392
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