African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6589

Full Length Research Paper

Understanding the need for transfer of biologically-based crop protection technology for soil pest control in vegetable production in Rwanda

Musebe R.
  • Musebe R.
  • CABI Africa, P. O. Box 633-00621, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Dusenge L.
  • Dusenge L.
  • Rwanda Agriculture Board, P. O. Box 5016 Kigali, Rwanda.
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Agwanda C.
  • Agwanda C.
  • CABI Africa, P. O. Box 633-00621, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Kajuga J.
  • Kajuga J.
  • Rwanda Agriculture Board, P. O. Box 5016 Kigali, Rwanda.
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Waweru B.
  • Waweru B.
  • Rwanda Agriculture Board, P. O. Box 5016 Kigali, Rwanda.
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Karanja D.
  • Karanja D.
  • CABI Africa, P. O. Box 633-00621, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Hongmei L.
  • Hongmei L.
  • CABI East Asia, C/o MoA-CABI Joint Lab for Biosafety, Beijing 100193, China.
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Day R.
  • Day R.
  • CABI Africa, P. O. Box 633-00621, Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 01 March 2017
  •  Accepted: 20 April 2017
  •  Published: 25 May 2017

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