African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12278

Full Length Research Paper

Efficacy of lantana (Lantana camara) extract application against aphids (Brevicoryne brassicae) in rape (Brassica napus) over varied periods of time

Culver Mvumi
  • Culver Mvumi
  • Faculty of Agriculture, Zimbabwe Open University, Manicaland Region, Stand No. 992 C Avenue, Mutare, Zimbabwe.
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Precious R. Maunga
  • Precious R. Maunga
  • Faculty of Agriculture, Zimbabwe Open University, Manicaland Region, Stand No. 992 C Avenue, Mutare, Zimbabwe.
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  •  Received: 20 July 2017
  •  Accepted: 25 January 2018
  •  Published: 21 February 2018

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