Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 286

Full Length Research Paper

Survey on distribution and significance of White Mango scale (Aulacaspis tubercularis) in Bench-Maji Zone, Southwest Ethiopia

Tsegaye Babege
  • Tsegaye Babege
  • Department of Horticulture, Mizan-Tepi University, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, P. O. Box 260, Mizan-Tefri, Ethiopia
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Bewuketu Haile
  • Bewuketu Haile
  • Department of Horticulture, Mizan-Tepi University, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, P. O. Box 260, Mizan-Tefri, Ethiopia
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Awalom Hailu
  • Awalom Hailu
  • Department of Plant Sciences, Mizan-Tepi University, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, P. O. Box 260, Mizan-Tefri, Ethiopia
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  •  Received: 12 December 2016
  •  Accepted: 02 March 2017
  •  Published: 30 April 2017

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