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The Role of Biorationals in the Control of a Bean Bruchid

Akugizibwe Lawrence

Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
ISBN 10: 3659367141 / ISBN 13: 9783659367144
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Title: The Role of Biorationals in the Control of a...

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

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Paperback. 52 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.1in.A bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) is among the most common crops grown for food security in Uganda and the entire world. Despite this significant role played by the beans in peoples diet and economy, the beans can not be stored for long after harvest due to damage by storage pests. As such, beans cannot be available through out the year. It is envisaged that if these pests were controlled, the beans would be available for use as food through out the year. Also farmers would store them for long after harvest thus attracting good prices for their produce. The bean bruchid (Acanthoscelides obtectus Say) is one of the major storage pests that disturb beans in store and cause big and considerable losses. This research was aimed at finding out the most effective biorational that farmers can use to avoid the bruchids in the stored beans and more over biorationals are locally available, cheap and environmentally friendly. In this study biorationals (Tephrosia vogelii, Tagetes minuta, and cow dung ash) tested against Malathion 2 dust with the aim of determining their efficacy on bean bruchids. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783659367144

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Synopsis: A bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) is among the most common crops grown for food security in Uganda and the entire world. Despite this significant role played by the beans in people's diet and economy, the beans can not be stored for long after harvest due to damage by storage pests. As such, beans cannot be available through out the year. It is envisaged that if these pests were controlled, the beans would be available for use as food through out the year. Also farmers would store them for long after harvest thus attracting good prices for their produce. The bean bruchid (Acanthoscelides obtectus Say) is one of the major storage pests that disturb beans in store and cause big and considerable losses. This research was aimed at finding out the most effective biorational that farmers can use to avoid the bruchids in the stored beans and more over biorationals are locally available, cheap and environmentally friendly. In this study biorationals (Tephrosia vogelii, Tagetes minuta, and cow dung ash) tested against Malathion 2% dust with the aim of determining their efficacy on bean bruchids.

About the Author: Akugizibwe Lawrence, a 6th born in the family of 12 was born in 1985 in Kankerre village Muhorro Sub County Kibale district. He studied Bsc .Horticulture with management and entrepreneurship and he is currently pursuing a master of science in natural resource management from mountains of the moon university Fort portal in western Uganda.

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