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

Effect of poultry manure treated and untreated with effective microorganisms on growth performance and insect pest infestation on Amaranthus hybridus

Abiodun Joseph*
  • Abiodun Joseph*
  • Department of Crop and Soil Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, Landmark University, P. M. B. 1001, OmuAran, Kwara State, Nigeria.
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Benson Oluwafemi Ademiluyi
  • Benson Oluwafemi Ademiluyi
  • Department of Plant Science, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria.
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Patrick Ajibola Aluko
  • Patrick Ajibola Aluko
  • Department of Crop and Soil Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, Landmark University, P. M. B. 1001, OmuAran, Kwara State, Nigeria.
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Temitayo Martha Alabeni
  • Temitayo Martha Alabeni
  • Department of Crop and Soil Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, Landmark University, P. M. B. 1001, OmuAran, Kwara State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 13 October 2015
  •  Accepted: 04 November 2015
  •  Published: 31 January 2016

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