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Faculty of Science, University of Douala Insect Collection

Latest version published by Faculty of Science, University of Douala on Apr 29, 2019 Faculty of Science, University of Douala

Insect collection of the Faculty of Science, University of Douala

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Tindo M. and Moukengue A. Insect collection of the Faculty of Science of the University of Douala.

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Faculty of Science, University of Douala. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 9e75dcd2-1f69-432c-958e-c771e7540d27.  Faculty of Science, University of Douala publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Cameroon.

Keywords

Occurrence; Insect Pest; Beneficial; Agriculture; Natural ennemi; crop protection

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Maurice Tindo
Associate Professor
Faculty of Science, University of Douala Faculté des Sciences Université de Douala 24157 Douala Littoral CM 699548324

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Maurice Tindo
Associate Professor
Faculty of Science, University of Douala Faculté des Sciences Université de Douala 24157 Douala Littoral CM 699548324

Who filled in the metadata:

Maurice Tindo
Faculty of Science, University of Douala Faculté des Sciences Université de Douala 24157 Douala Littoral CM 699548324

Who else was associated with the resource:

Author
Maurice Tindo
Associate Professor
Faculty of Science, University of Douala Faculté des Sciences Université de Douala 24157 Douala Littoral CM 699548324

Geographic Coverage

Insect collected all over Cameroon with Agricultural significance

Bounding Coordinates South West [1.582, 7.91], North East [12.726, 17.314]

Taxonomic Coverage

Harmfull and beneficial insect belonging to various Orders and Famalies including Lepidoptera Noctuidae, Hemiptera pentatomidae and Hymnoptera Chalcidoidae, Braconidae etc.

Class  Insecta (Insectes)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2015-12-16 / 2018-12-06

Project Data

This project is to mobilize biodiversity information embedded on specimens in three agricultural insect collections in Cameroon – (1) at the Institute of Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD), (2) at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Congo Basin Institute (CBI) in Yaoundé, (3) newly established Insect collection at the University of Douala (UDL) and from associated literature to make it publicly available and help in the management of native and introduced pests in Cameroon.

Title Data mobilization for crop protection against native and invasive pest species for sustainable agricultural production in Cameroon
Identifier BID-AF2017-0151-SMA
Funding GBIFS and European Union
Study Area Description Various Agroécologies in Cameroon including, humid forest, moist savannah, high lands
Design Description Randomly collection from farmer fields and rearing in the Laboratory. Then adult specimen are preserved dried in insect drawers

The personnel involved in the project:

Processor
Agrippine Yetchom Fondjo
Processor
Yannick Zouendja Kamtchoum
Principal Investigator
Maurice Tindo

Sampling Methods

Randomly collection from farmer fields and rearing in the Laboratory. Then adult specimen are preserved dried in insect drawers

Study Extent This is a long lasting study with the ultimate aim to built a collection of main insect pest and benefial in Cameroon
Quality Control The principal Investigator is an Insect Taxonimy specialist

Method step description:

  1. Thi project is still at its initial step

Collection Data

Collection Name Faculty of Science of the University of Douala Insect Collection
Collection Identifier FS-UDoInsect
Specimen preservation methods Mounted,  Pinned,  Dried

Additional Metadata

Purpose The purpose of this collection is to steadely biult a collection of all the insect pest and beneficial for Cameroon and make its publicly accessible.
Maintenance Description Weekly check for mite attack and adding of new specimens
Alternative Identifiers 9e75dcd2-1f69-432c-958e-c771e7540d27
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