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Evaluation of Toxicity of Ethanolic Extracts of Piper guineense and Capsicum annum on Dermestid Beetle, Demestes maculatus (DeGeer 1774), a Pest on Dried Catfish, Clarias gariepinus

Evaluation of Toxicity of Ethanolic Extracts of Piper guineense and Capsicum annum on Dermestid Beetle, Demestes maculatus (DeGeer 1774), a Pest on Dried Catfish, Clarias gariepinus

Felicia NkechiEkeh*, Ifeanyi Oscar Ndimkaoha Aguzie, Joy Ihuoma Nzei, Chinenye Maria-Goretti Ohanu, Godwin Ikechukwu Ngwu and ChukwudiebubeUgolo

Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology, University of Nigeria, Nigeria

*      Corresponding author: felicia.ekeh@unn.edu.ng

 

Fig. 1.

Weight loss of dried fish after treatment of Dermestes maculatus infestation by P. guineense and C. annum extracts. Compared to the control (0%) percentage weight loss with different alphabet label was significantly different (p < 0.05).

Mortality
Percentage emergence
Weight loss

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

October

Vol. 50, Iss. 5, Pages 1601-1998

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