Journal of
Entomology and Nematology

  • Abbreviation: J. Entomol. Nematol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9855
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEN
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 122

Full Length Research Paper

Evaluation of cultivars and insecticides on insect pests and grain loss of rainfed cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) at Baga, Lake Chad shore area of Nigeria

U. M. Maina*
  • U. M. Maina*
  • Ramat Polytechnic Maiduguri, P.M.B. 1070, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
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B. M. Sastawa
  • B. M. Sastawa
  • Department of Crop Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B.1069, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
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B. M. Biu
  • B. M. Biu
  • Federal College of Education (Technical), Potiskum, Yobe State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 25 September 2014
  •  Accepted: 12 November 2014
  •  Published: 30 December 2014

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