African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 762

Full Length Research Paper

Evaluation of chemical, botanical and cultural management options of termite in Tanqua Abergelle district, Ethiopia

Atsbha Gebreslasie
  • Atsbha Gebreslasie
  • Mekelle Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 258, Mekelle, Ethiopia.
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Hintsa Meressa
  • Hintsa Meressa
  • Abergelle Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 44, Abi-Adi, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 26 November 2017
  •  Accepted: 05 February 2018
  •  Published: 31 May 2018


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