African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6712

Full Length Research Paper

Knowledge of vegetable insect pests, diseases and control measures in Morogoro and Iringa regions in Tanzania: A call for integrated pest management

Kabote S. J.
  • Kabote S. J.
  • College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Department of Development Studies, Sokoine University of Agriculture P. O. BOX 3024, Morogoro, Tanzania.
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Mamiro D. P.
  • Mamiro D. P.
  • Department of Crop Science and Horticulture, P. O. Box 3005, Chuo Kikuu Morogoro, Tanzania.
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Maerere A. P.
  • Maerere A. P.
  • Department of Crop Science and Horticulture, P. O. Box 3005, Chuo Kikuu Morogoro, Tanzania.
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Sibuga K. P.
  • Sibuga K. P.
  • Department of Crop Science and Horticulture, P. O. Box 3005, Chuo Kikuu Morogoro, Tanzania.
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Mtui H. D.
  • Mtui H. D.
  • Department of Crop Science and Horticulture, P. O. Box 3005, Chuo Kikuu Morogoro, Tanzania.
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Mgembe E. R.
  • Mgembe E. R.
  • Department of Crop Science and Horticulture, P. O. Box 3005, Chuo Kikuu Morogoro, Tanzania.
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Erbaugh M.
  • Erbaugh M.
  • College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210-1086, USA.
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Cardina J.
  • Cardina J.
  • College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210-1086, USA.
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  •  Received: 15 May 2020
  •  Accepted: 09 November 2021
  •  Published: 31 December 2021

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