Journal of
Development and Agricultural Economics

  • Abbreviation: J. Dev. Agric. Econ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9774
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDAE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 551

Full Length Research Paper

Economic benefits of biological control of cassava green mite (CGM) in Ghana

Robert Aidoo
  • Robert Aidoo
  • Department of Agric. Economics, Agribusiness and Extension, Kwame Nkrumah University of science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana.
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Enoch Adjei Osekre
  • Enoch Adjei Osekre
  • Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana.
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Vincent Logah
  • Vincent Logah
  • Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana.
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John-Eudes Andivi Bakang
  • John-Eudes Andivi Bakang
  • Department of Agric. Economics, Agribusiness and Extension, Kwame Nkrumah University of science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 01 May 2016
  •  Accepted: 18 June 2016
  •  Published: 31 July 2016

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