African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12269

Full Length Research Paper

Effects of Moringa oleifera leaf extract on morphological and physiological growth of cassava and its efficacy in controlling Zonocerus variegatus

Uchenna Mabel Ndubuaku*
  • Uchenna Mabel Ndubuaku*
  • Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
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Theophilus Chinyere Nkasiobi Ndubuaku
  • Theophilus Chinyere Nkasiobi Ndubuaku
  • Department of Pest Management Technology, College of Agriculture, National Root Crop Research Institute, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria.
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Emmanuel Ike
  • Emmanuel Ike
  • Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
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Peter Ikemefuna Ezeaku
  • Peter Ikemefuna Ezeaku
  • Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 01 March 2015
  •  Accepted: 13 July 2015
  •  Published: 12 August 2015

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