Journal of
Ecology and The Natural Environment

  • Abbreviation: J. Ecol. Nat. Environ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9847
  • DOI: 10.5897/JENE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 356

Full Length Research Paper

Assessing the diversity and intensity of pesticide use in communal area cotton production in Zimbabwe

W. Mubvekeri*
  • W. Mubvekeri*
  • Cotton Research Institute, Kadoma, Department of Research and Specialist Services Zimbabwe
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J. Bare
  • J. Bare
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology Midlands State University Gweru, Zimbabwe
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Caston Makaka
  • Caston Makaka
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology Midlands State University Gweru, Zimbabwe
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F. Jimu
  • F. Jimu
  • Cotton Research Institute, Kadoma, Department of Research and Specialist Services Zimbabwe
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  •  Received: 01 October 2014
  •  Accepted: 21 October 2014
  •  Published: 31 October 2014

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