Effect of Internodes Number and Stems Length on Viability of Citronella Seeds (Cympobogon nardus L.)

Estate Crops News – Development of citronella required the availability of good quality seed. Presently, standard information of citronella seed quality is not available.  The results of experiment indicated that viability of citronella seeds was affected by stolon internodes number and stem length. Seeds with two internodes and stem length 25 cm has better viability […]

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Insecticidal Activity of Piper retrofractum Fruit Extract on Helopeltis antonii (Hemiptera; Miridae)

Estate Crops News – Helopeltis antonii is cocoa, tea, and cashew nuts importatnt pest that causes damage by sucking plant sap from shoots and nuts. This study was conducted to test toxicity of Piper retrofractum fruit extract on adults, sublethal effect on the production nymphal progeny, and persistence againts mortality and oviposition of H. antonii.

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