African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6638

Full Length Research Paper

Smallholder farmers’ indigenous knowledge of maize storage pests and pesticidal plant use: The case of Wards 9 and 10 in Bikita District, Masvingo Province, Zimbabwe

Kasirayi Makaza
  • Kasirayi Makaza
  • Department of Soil and Plant Sciences, Great Zimbabwe University, P. O. Box 1235, Masvingo, Zimbabwe.
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Munamato Mabhegedhe
  • Munamato Mabhegedhe
  • Department of Physics, Geography and Environmental Sciences, Great Zimbabwe University, P. O. Box 1235, Masvingo, Zimbabwe.
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  •  Received: 03 August 2016
  •  Accepted: 19 September 2016
  •  Published: 24 November 2016

How to cite this article

APA /
Makaza, K., & Mabhegedhe, M. (2016). Smallholder farmers’ indigenous knowledge of maize storage pests and pesticidal plant use: The case of Wards 9 and 10 in Bikita District, Masvingo Province, Zimbabwe. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 11(47), 4831-4839.
Chicago /
Kasirayi Makaza and Munamato Mabhegedhe. "Smallholder farmers’ indigenous knowledge of maize storage pests and pesticidal plant use: The case of Wards 9 and 10 in Bikita District, Masvingo Province, Zimbabwe." African Journal of Agricultural Research 11, no. 47 (2016): 4831-4839.
MLA /
Kasirayi Makaza and Munamato Mabhegedhe. "Smallholder farmers’ indigenous knowledge of maize storage pests and pesticidal plant use: The case of Wards 9 and 10 in Bikita District, Masvingo Province, Zimbabwe." African Journal of Agricultural Research 11.47 (2016): 4831-4839.