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

Insect larvae associated with dropped pomegranate fruits in an organic orchard in Tunisia

Mohamed Braham
  • Mohamed Braham
  • Laboratory of Entomology and Insect Ecology, University of Sousse, Regional Research Center of Horticulture and Organic Agriculture, 4042 Chott-Mariem Sousse, Tunisia.
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  •  Received: 10 February 2015
  •  Accepted: 17 March 2015
  •  Published: 30 March 2015

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