African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 761

Full Length Research Paper

Effects of crude extracts on some selected physiological parameters of French beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) infected with rust (Uromyces appendiculatus)

Menge D. M. S.*
  • Menge D. M. S.*
  • Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, P.O Box 62000-00200, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Makobe M.
  • Makobe M.
  • Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, P.O Box 62000-00200, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Monda E. O.
  • Monda E. O.
  • Department of Plant and Microbial Sciences, School of Pure and Applied Sciences, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Okemo P. O.
  • Okemo P. O.
  • Department of Plant and Microbial Sciences, School of Pure and Applied Sciences, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 07 February 2012
  •  Accepted: 12 June 2014
  •  Published: 31 July 2014

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Menge DMS, Makobe M, Monda EO, Okemo PO (2011). An in vitro and in vivo antifungal activity of selected crude extracts against bean rust (Uromyces appendiculatus). Afr. Students J. 1:76.

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