Journal of
Entomology and Nematology

  • Abbreviation: J. Entomol. Nematol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9855
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEN
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 135

Full Length Research Paper

Effects of neem leaf extracts on Lepidopteran pest species attacking Solanum macrocarpon L. (Solanaceae) in southern Togo

Abla Déla Mondédji
  • Abla Déla Mondédji
  • Laboratoire d’Entomologie Appliquée (LEA), Département de Zoologie et de Biologie Animale, Faculté des Sciences, Université de Lomé ; 01 BP 1515 Lomé 01, Togo.
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Seth Wolali Nyamador
  • Seth Wolali Nyamador
  • Laboratoire d’Entomologie Appliquée (LEA), Département de Zoologie et de Biologie Animale, Faculté des Sciences, Université de Lomé ; 01 BP 1515 Lomé 01, Togo.
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  •  Received: 25 March 2019
  •  Accepted: 20 May 2019
  •  Published: 30 June 2019


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