African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6667

Full Length Research Paper

Stakeholders’ perception of weaver ant’s effects on mango fruits quality in Benin

Hermance Yénoukounmey HOUNGBO
  • Hermance Yénoukounmey HOUNGBO
  • Laboratoire de Formulations Alimentaires et Biologie Moléculaire / Ecole de Nutrition, des Sciences et Technologies Alimentaires, Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques, Université d’Abomey Calavi, 03 BP 2819 Jericho-Cotonou Benin.
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Florence Mahouton ANATO AFORA
  • Florence Mahouton ANATO AFORA
  • Laboratoire d’Entomologie Appliquée / Ecole des Sciences et Techniques de Production Végétale, Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques, Université d’Abomey Calavi, 03 BP 2819 Jericho-Cotonou Benin.
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Déley Sylvain DABADÉ
  • Déley Sylvain DABADÉ
  • Laboratoire de Formulations Alimentaires et Biologie Moléculaire / Ecole de Nutrition, des Sciences et Technologies Alimentaires, Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques, Université d’Abomey Calavi, 03 BP 2819 Jericho-Cotonou Benin.
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Antonio SINZOGAN
  • Antonio SINZOGAN
  • Laboratoire d’Entomologie Appliquée / Ecole des Sciences et Techniques de Production Végétale, Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques, Université d’Abomey Calavi, 03 BP 2819 Jericho-Cotonou Benin.
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Paulin AZOKPOTA
  • Paulin AZOKPOTA
  • Laboratoire de Formulations Alimentaires et Biologie Moléculaire / Ecole de Nutrition, des Sciences et Technologies Alimentaires, Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques, Université d’Abomey Calavi, 03 BP 2819 Jericho-Cotonou Benin.
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  •  Received: 25 January 2019
  •  Accepted: 01 April 2019
  •  Published: 25 April 2019

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