Antifeedant activity of Jatropha podagrica roots
Aiyelaagbe, O. O
Adesogan, E. K.
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Hexane and MeOH extracts of root bark of J. podagrica (collected from Nigeria) were screened for activity against third instar larvae of Chilo partellus. Both extracts exhibited potent activity; the hexane extract was the most active (87.6% feeding deterrence at a dose of 100 µg/leaf disc).