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Louis E Jackai

Research Professor

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

Department
Natural Resources & Environ Design

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

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

  • Beatrice Dingha, Arnab Bhowmik, Mulumebet Worku, Louis Jackai, Harmandeep Sharma, Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Roger Vorsah (2020). (Organic Mulch Increases Insect Herbivory by the Flea Beetle Species, Disonycha glabrata, on Amaranthus spp.). (3) 11, pp. 162 ). Insects.
  • Akamu Ewunkem, Henry Sintim, Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai (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.
  • Jude Ewunkem, Henry Osofuhene Sintim, Louis Jackai (2019). (9) 4, pp. 1-9 ). American Journal of Entomology.
  • Beatrice Dingha, Arnab Bhowmik, Louis Jackai (2019). (Industrial Hemp Knowledge and Interest among North Carolina Organic Farmers). ).
  • Louis Jackai, Beatrice Dingha, Mulumebet Worku, Beatrice Dingha, Mulumebet Worku, Louis Jackai (2018). (Cowpea-An Ancient Crop for Modern Challenges). pp. 6 ). Scientia.
  • Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai, Louis Jackai, Beatrice Dingha (2018). (Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables from Farmers’ Market). ). International Journal of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources .
  • Louis Jackai, Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai, Beatrice Dingha (2018). (Transformative research on Cowpea: STOPCALLOSOBRUCHUS”-Post harvest for smallholder cowpea production using vegetable oil. ). ).
  • Mulumebet Worku, Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Niki Whitley, Louis Jackai, Mulumebet Worku, Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Niki Whitley, Louis Jackai (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, 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.
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Louis Jackai, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku, Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Louis Jackai, Keith Schimmel (2016). ( Immunomodulatory activities of polyphenol extract from cowpea on bovine polymorphonuclear neutrophils). (supplement 5) 94, pp. 86-87 ). Journal of Animal Science.
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Louis Jackai, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku, , 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.
  • Christopher Parr, Nelson Ntonifor, Louis Jackai, Christopher Parr, Nelson Ntonifor (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.
  • Matthew Flanery, Henry Sintim, Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai, , Matthew Flanery, Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai (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, Emmanuel Asiamah, Kingsley Ekwemalor, Louis Jackai, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku, Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Emmanuel Asiamah (2016). (Modulation of Bovine WntSignalling Pathway by Cowpea Phenolic Extract). (3) 8, pp. 21-35 ). Journal of Agricultural Science.
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Emmanuel Asiamah, Kingsley Ekwemalor, Louis Jackai, Keith Schimmel, Mulumebet Worku, Sarah Adjei-Fremah, 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.
  • Beatrice Dingha, Jeremy O'Neal, Arthur Appel, Louis Jackai, Jeremy O'Neal, Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai (2016). (Integrated pest management of the German cockroach (Blattodea: Blattellidae) in manufactured homes in rural North Carolina). (4) 99, pp. 587-592 ). FLORIDA ENTOMOLOGIST.
  • Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Louis Jackai, Mulumebet Worku, Louis Jackai, Mulumebet Worku, Sarah Adjei-Fremah (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.
  • Jude Ewunkem, Louis Jackai, Henry Sintim, Beatrice Dingha, , Jude Ewunkem, Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai (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.
  • Geneva Nkongho, Aduni Achidi, Nelson Ntonifor, Festus Numfor, Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai, Conrad Bonsi, Beatrice Dingha, Louis Jackai, Geneva Nkongho (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.
  • Chrisanthus Parr, Nelson Ntonifor, Louis Jackai, Chrisanthus Parr, Louis Jackai (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 .