Louis E Jackai

Research Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College of Ag & Environ Sciences

Natural Resources & Environ Design

Carver Hall 238
B.S.Zoology-Botany / University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
M.S.Biology / University of Wisconsin-Superior
Ph.D.Entomology / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Interests

Integrated Pest Management; Host Plant Resistance; Insect Behavioral and Nutritional Ecology; Post-Harvest Protection Agriculture; Alternative approaches to Pesticides in Sustainable Agriculture

Recent Publications

  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Arnab Bhowmik, Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai, Harmandeep Sharma, Roger Vorsah, Mulumebet Worku (2020). (Organic Mulch Increases Insect Herbivory by the Flea Beetle Species, Disonycha glabrata, on Amaranthus spp.). (3) 11, pp. 162 ). Insects.
  • Beatrice Dingha, Akamu Ewunkem, Louis Jackai, Henry Sintim (2020). (Nutritional Ecology of the Southern Green Stink Bug Nezara viridula (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on Selected Varieties of Cowpea and Tomato). (11) 4, pp. 9 ). American Journal of Entomology.
  • Arnab Bhowmik, Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai (2019). (Industrial Hemp Knowledge and Interest among North Carolina Organic Farmers). ).
  • Jude Ewunkem, Louis Jackai, Henry Osofuhene Sintim (2019). (9) 4, pp. 1-9 ). American Journal of Entomology.
  • Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai, Mulumebet Worku (2018). (Cowpea-An Ancient Crop for Modern Challenges). pp. 6 ). Scientia.
  • Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai (2018). (Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables from Farmers’ Market). ). International Journal of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources .
  • Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai (2018). (Transformative research on Cowpea: STOPCALLOSOBRUCHUS”-Post harvest for smallholder cowpea production using vegetable oil. ). ).
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Louis Jackai, Niki Whitley, Mulumebet Worku (2017). (Effect of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) Pasture Grazing on Growth, Gastrointestinal Parasite Infection and Immune Response Biomarkers of Goat). (1) 10, pp. 27-37 ). Journal of Agricultural Science.
  • Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai (2017). (Laboratory rearing of the brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and the impact of single and combination of food substrates on development and survival). (1) 149, pp. 104-117 ). CANADIAN ENTOMOLOGIST.
  • Louis Jackai, Nelson Ntonifor, Christopher Parr (2016). (Evaluation of Sweet potato Cultivars for Differences in Cylas ponticollis (Curculionidae: Brentidae) Damage in South Western Cameroon). (1) 3, pp. 1-8 ). International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences.
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Emmanuel Asiamah, Kingsley Ekwemalor, Louis Jackai, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku (2016). (Modulation of bovine WNT Signalling genes by Cowpea phenolic extracts in vitro). (3) 8, pp. 21-35 ). Journal of Agricultural Science.
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Emmanuel Asiamah, Kingsley Ekwemalor, Louis Jackai, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku (2016). (Modulation of Bovine WntSignalling Pathway by Cowpea Phenolic Extract). (3) 8, pp. 21-35 ). Journal of Agricultural Science.
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Louis Jackai, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku (2016). (Microarray analysis of the effect of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) phenolic extract in bovine peripheral blood.). 1, pp. 1-7 ). Journal of Applied Animal Research.
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Louis Jackai, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku (2016). ( Immunomodulatory activities of polyphenol extract from cowpea on bovine polymorphonuclear neutrophils). (supplement 5) 94, pp. 86-87 ). Journal of Animal Science.
  • Arthur Appel, Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai, Jeremy O'Neal (2016). (Integrated pest management of the German cockroach (Blattodea: Blattellidae) in manufactured homes in rural North Carolina). (4) 99, pp. 587-592 ). FLORIDA ENTOMOLOGIST.
  • Beatrice Dingha, Matthew Flanery, Louis Jackai, Henry Sintim (2016). (Laboratory evaluation of the use of biorational and low risk insecticide mixtures in the management of diamondback moth larvae). (2A) 6, pp. 76-91 ). Journal of Agriculture Science and Technology A..
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Louis Jackai, Mulumebet Worku (2015). (Analysis of Phenolic Content and Antioxidant Properties of Selected Cowpea Varieties Tested in Bovine Peripheral Blood). (4) 10 , pp. 235.245 ). American Journal of Animal and Veterinary Science.
  • Beatrice Dingha, Jude Ewunkem, Louis Jackai, Henry Sintim (2014). (Comparing the Impact of a Neonicotinoid and Biorational Agroneem on Herbivorous and Beneficial Arthropods on Cowpea and Tomato. ). 4, pp. 548-596 ). J. Agric. Science and Technol. A. 4:585-596.
  • Louis Jackai, Nelson Ntonifor, Chrisanthus Parr (2014). (Effect of Planting Dates on the population Dynamics of Cylas puncticollis and Sweet Potatoes in South West Cameroon. ). ((18)) 4 , pp. 41-48 ). Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare .
  • Aduni Achidi, Conrad Bonsi, Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai, Geneva Nkongho, Nelson Ntonifor, Festus Numfor (2014). (Sweet potatoes in Cameroon: Nutritional profile of leaves and their potential new use in local foods). pp. 1371-1377 ). African Journal of Agricultural Research.