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Research Article - Journal of Agricultural Science and Botany (2018) Volume 2, Issue 4

Toxic effects of Nigella sativa against Rhyzopertha dominica (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae).

This study was conducted at the Institute of Plant and Environmental Protection, Insect Pest Management Program (IPMP), Stored Grain Management laboratory (NARC) Islamabad in 2018. The Insecticidal effects of essential oil i.e. Nigella sativa at the concentration of 10, 4, 2 and 1 percent showed insecticidal effect (as high as 44.44%) at concentration (10%) after 1 week. Highest mortality (44.44%) at concentration (10%) was observed on N. sativa.

Author(s): Zeeshan Ali*, Urooj Mazhar

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