Journal of
Stored Products and Postharvest Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Stored Prod. Postharvest Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6567
  • DOI: 10.5897/JSPPR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 166

Table of Content: January-June 2024; 15(1)

January 2024

Orange peel powder and cypress ash affecting bean weevil (Acanthoscelides obtectus) and preserving seed viability

Common bean Phaseolus vulgaris is highly attacked during storage by Acanthoscelides obtectus which reduces seeds quantity, quality and germination rate. Due to the hazards of synthetic chemicals to humans and the environment, there is a need to promote the application of phytochemicals. Orange peel powder, cypress leaf ash and their mixture were assessed against A. obtectus and to determine their influence on seed...

Author(s): Katamssadan Haman Tofel, Divine Nsobinenyui, Linus Nkwain, Wini Jean Goudoungou, and Elias Nchiwan Nukenine  

February 2024

Diatomaceous earths: Alternative insecticides to Malathion in the Soudano-Guinean agro-ecological zone of Cameroon against stored maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

Experiments were carried out in ambient laboratory conditions to evaluate the effect of Fossil-Shield and SilicoSec, and Malathion against Sitophilus zeamais on stored Cameroonian maize variety CMS8501. The DE products were applied at 0, 0.5, 1, 1.5 and 2 g/kg of maize grains and Malathion at 0.5 g/kg of maize. Adult mortality, F1 progeny emergence, population increase, grain damage, grain weight loss, and seed...

Author(s): Elias Nchiwan Nukenine, Gabriel Tagne Fotso, Simon Pierre Yinyang Danga, Katamssadan Haman Tofel, Jean Wini Goudoungou and Cornel Adler  

May 2024

Insect pests of corn (Zea mays Linné, 1753) stocks and impact on storage and preservation in the Bagoué region, Northern Côte d'Ivoire

In Côte d'Ivoire, corn is one of the most widely consumed foodstuffs. However, this product suffers from pest damage during storage and preservation, mainly caused by insects. The aim of this study is to identify the insects associated with corn cobs and evaluate their effect in Tengrela, Bagoué region. Three sub-prefectures were selected: Kanakono, Debeté, and Papara. In each sub-prefecture,...

Author(s): Johnson Félicia, Kouadio Ebah Reine Elisabeth, Coulibaly Lacina Fanlégué, Coulibaly Sié Yann Stéphane, Doumbouya Mohamed, Kissi Thérèse Appoh Perrine and Koné Daouda,