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

Screen house management of Meloidogyne javanica (Treub) in UC82B Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) with leaf extract of Jatropha curcas

Solomon Ifeayoluchi Ogwulumba
  • Solomon Ifeayoluchi Ogwulumba
  • Federal College of Agriculture Ishiagu, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
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Ijeoma Constance Ogwulumba
  • Ijeoma Constance Ogwulumba
  • Federal College of Agriculture Ishiagu, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 29 September 2016
  •  Accepted: 14 December 2016
  •  Published: 30 June 2018


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Emeasor KC, Emosairue SO, Mmegwa VV (2002). Toxicological assessment of some Nigeria seed powders against maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais. African Journal of Applied Zoology and Environmental Biology 4:82-86


Kessel C (2003). Fertilizing Tomatoes. Vegetable Production Publication 363:11-27.


Ogwulumba SI, Ugwuoke KI, Ogbuji RO (2011). Reaction of Tomato Cv. Roma VF (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) to Meloidogyne javanica Treub infestation in an Ultisol treated with aqueous leaf extracts of bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina L.) and mango (Mangifera indica L.). Journal of Plant Protection Research 51(1):14-17.


Ogwulumba SI, Ogwulumba IC (2010). Comparative effects of aqueous leaf extracts of Gmelina and Jatropha on Meloidogyne javanica Treub infesting pepper (Capsicum annum) in south-eastern Nigeria. Journal of Food and Fibre Production 3(1):574-578.


Onyenobi FI, Aghale DC (2008). Evaluation of tropical Ethnomedicinal plants for Biopesticidal potentials for the production of yam biodeterioration. The African Academy of Science; Journal of Discovery and Innovation (Nairobi, Kenya). 20(3-4):218-222


Peet MM (1992). Fruit cracking in tomato. HortTechnology 2:216-223


Ugwuoke KI, Ukwueze BO, Ogwulumba SI (2011). Powdery Leaf Extracts for the Control of Root Knot Nematode in African Yam Bean. African Crop Science Journal 19(2):131-136.