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

Evaluation of some botanicals and Trichoderma harzianum against root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid and White) Chit wood) in tomato

Belay Feyisa
  • Belay Feyisa
  • Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Ambo University, Ambo, P. O. Box 19, Ethiopia.
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Alemu Lencho
  • Alemu Lencho
  • Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Ambo University, Ambo, P. O. Box 19, Ethiopia.
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Thangavel Selvaraj
  • Thangavel Selvaraj
  • Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Ambo University, Ambo, P. O. Box 19, Ethiopia.
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Gezehegne Getaneh
  • Gezehegne Getaneh
  • Department of Nematology, Ambo Plant Protection Research Center, P. O. Box 27, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 28 September 2015
  •  Accepted: 19 February 2016
  •  Published: 31 March 2016


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