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Population Migration due to Interspecific Competition among Whiteflies (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae): A case Study from Southwestern Nigeria

This phase probe into interspecific competition ‘tween four different whitefly class (Aleurodicus dispersus, a cocois, Aleurocanthus woglumi and Bemisia tabaci) that are present in all the environmental zones of Southwestern Nigeria during wet and dry seasons. Climate change and extreme weather occurrences have a major affect crop production and land pests. As mainly adaptable structures,…
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July 21, 2023 0

Natural Medicinal Flora of Three Gorges of Yangtze River (Part of Rare and Endangered Medicinal Plants)

The natural medicinal flora of the Yangtze River’s three gorges was the subject of this book. This book seeks to give academics and practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine with information on natural medicinal plants found in China’s Three Gorges region. This book examines the natural environment, vegetation composition, distribution law, and floristic composition of natural…
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July 31, 2021 0

Recent Comparative Analysis of the Phytochemicals, Proximate and Mineral Compositions of Scent Leaf (Ocimum gratissimum) and Bitter Leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) Leaves

Plant-based medicines have the advantages of being convenient, safe, and having a wide spectrum of action. An ethnobotanical and ubiquitous plant provides abundant natural drug tools for research and development. In Southern Nigeria, the vegetables Ocimum gratissimum (fam. Lamiaceae) ‘Scent leaf’ and Vernonia amygdalina (fam. Asteraceae) ‘Bitter leaf’ are widely eaten. The ‘Igbos’ of South…
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May 14, 2021 0

Biostimulants from Seaweeds and Their Effects on Plants Growth and Development

Seaweed is an important part of the food chain’s aquatic ecosystems. Biostimulants are extracts or products extracted from naturally occurring substances, from the manufacture of aids and from plant growth. Biostimulants are considered to be free of environmental contaminants and decrease organic fertiliser use. Seaweeds extracts are known as unutilized occurring natural plant species across…
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January 11, 2021 0

Thripidae (Thysanoptera) Species Collected from Common Plants and Crops in Peninsular Malaysia: New Perspectives

A list of 66 species of thrips recorded from crops or plants in Peninsular Malaysia is presented. Most of the specimens came from a substantial survey of cultivated plants and one-third were from the genus Thrips. The specimens were collected by beating vegetation (that is, either the flowers or leaves) over a plastic tray, subjected…
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June 9, 2020 0