African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5189

Full Length Research Paper

The effect of organic soil amendments on stalk rot of maize caused by Fusarium verticillioides

Abimbola Olajumoke
  • Abimbola Olajumoke
  • Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, P.M.B. 5017, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Alade Dorcas
  • Alade Dorcas
  • Department of Pure and Applied Botany, College of Biosciences, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, P.M.B. 2240, Abeokuta, Nigeria.
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Adegoke Moses
  • Adegoke Moses
  • Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, P.M.B. 5017, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Odebode Adegboyega
  • Odebode Adegboyega
  • Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, P.M.B. 5017, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Sobowale Ayodele
  • Sobowale Ayodele
  • Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, P.M.B. 5017, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 11 March 2022
  •  Accepted: 05 October 2022
  •  Published: 31 October 2022

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