Effect of lectins from Opuntia ficus indica cladodes and Moringa oleifera seeds on survival of Nasutitermes corniger

Abstract Biodegradation by termites is a serious problem for wood and crop industries worldwide, and new environmentally friendly alternatives for termite control have been developed. This work investigated the effects of crude and purified preparations containing lectins from Opuntia ficus indica cladodes (OfiL) and Moringa oleifera seeds (WSMoL and cMoL) on Nasutitermes corniger workers and […]


Evaluation of seed coagulant Moringa oleifera lectin (cMoL) as a bioinsecticidal tool with potential for the control of insects

Abstract Lectins have demonstrated significant levels of protection against different pests when expressed in transgenic plants. The effects of the coagulant Moringa oleifera lectin (cMoL) on moth flour (Anagasta kuehniella) were tested by incorporating the protein in an artificial diet at levels of 0.5%, 1% and 2% (w/w), respectively. cMoL showed a dose-dependent effect on […]

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Effect of Moringa oleifera lectin on development and mortality of Aedes aegypti larvae

Abstract Aedes aegypti larvae have developed tolerance to many insecticides used for mosquito control. Moringa oleifera seeds contain a water-soluble lectin (WSMoL) and this paper reports the effect of M. oleifera seed extracts (MoE1–15) and WSMoL on development and survival of A. aegypti larvae. WSMoL peptide from in-gel trypsin digestion is also described. MoE1–15 showed […]


Larvicidal and repellent potential of Moringa oleifera against malarial vector

Abstract Objective To evaluate the larvicidal and pupicidal potential of the methanolic extracts fromMoringa oleifera (M. oleifera) plant seeds against malarial vector Anopheles stephensi (A. stephensi) mosquitoes at different concentrations (20, 40, 60, 80 and 100 ppm). Methods M. oleifera was collected from the area of around Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. The dried plant materials were […]


Green Gold Ghana – Purchase of New Tractor

Green Gold Ghana as a social enterprises company seeks to set the standards for community development, innovation and making Moringa as a cash crop for the rural poor in northern Ghana. to satisfy both our clients and the people we serve, it has become increasingly necessary to invest in equipment’s, buildings, employment of skilled stuff […]


10 Powerful Benefits Of Drinking Moringa Every Day

Moringa plant is beginning to gain more popularity as a new “superfood” for its highly nutritious profile and powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and tissue-protective properties. Moringa oleifera, also known as horseradish tree, ben tree, or drumstick tree, is a small tree from India, Pakistan, and Nepal that has been used for generations in Eastern countries to […]


Man with a mighty heart! Dr. David Abdulai (Dr. Choggu)

[kc_row full_width=”stretch_row” video_bg_url=”” parallax_speed=”1″ parallax_background_size=”yes”][kc_column width=”12/12″][kc_raw_code code=”PGlmcmFtZSB3aWR0aD0iOTYwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjcyMCIgc3JjPSJodHRwczovL3d3dy55b3V0dWJlLW5vY29va2llLmNvbS9lbWJlZC82b3BITHhTR1RVST9yZWw9MCIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbj48L2lmcmFtZT4=”][kc_column_text] Watch a Video of Dr. Abdulai’s support for humanity as captured by Airtel’s Touching Lives show [/kc_column_text][kc_spacing height=”20px”][kc_column_text] Our team at Drive Aid Ghana have for many years drawn inspiration from the humble and great man; Dr David Abdulai. He is a living proof that indeed one man […]

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