Journal of
Plant Breeding and Crop Science

  • Abbreviation: J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9758
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPBCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 447


Management of major diseases and insect pests of onion and garlic: A comprehensive review

R. K. Mishra
  • R. K. Mishra
  • Division of Biotechnology and Bioresources, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi-110003, India.
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R. K. Jaiswal
  • R. K. Jaiswal
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra Panna, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Madhya Pradesh-488 001, India.
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D. Kumar
  • D. Kumar
  • Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Narendra Dev University of Agriculture and Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
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P. R. Saabale
  • P. R. Saabale
  • Indian Institute of Pulses Research (IIPR), Kanpur-204028, India
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A. Singh
  • A. Singh
  • Ram Manohar Lohia Awadh University, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
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  •  Received: 11 June 2014
  •  Accepted: 13 June 2014
  •  Published: 01 November 2014


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