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

Efficacy of soil solarization on the control of root-knot nematodes infecting eggplant (Solanum melongena) in Plateau State

Vou Moses Shutt
  • Vou Moses Shutt
  • Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Diana Unwana Affiah
  • Diana Unwana Affiah
  • Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Brains Ode Okechallu
  • Brains Ode Okechallu
  • Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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David Longwap Wonang
  • David Longwap Wonang
  • Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 25 March 2020
  •  Accepted: 12 May 2021
  •  Published: 30 June 2021

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