American Journal of Life Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2018

  • Farmers’ Knowledge and Perceptions of Banana Borer Weevil and Insecticidal Potential of Neem and Wood Ash for Its Management in Fako Division, Cameroon

    Lum Ayeoffe Fontem, Acha Edison

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2018
    Pages: 29-38
    Received: 22 May 2018
    Accepted: 8 June 2018
    Published: 5 July 2018
    Abstract: Banana borer weevil is a major insect pest of banana and plantain in Cameroon. The undesirable effects of synthetic insecticides have attracted global attention and there is urgent need for alternative measures. This study consisted of a survey and five laboratory experiments, to investigate farmers’ perceptions of the weevil in Fako Division of Ca... Show More