Journal of
Stored Products and Postharvest Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Stored Prod. Postharvest Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6567
  • DOI: 10.5897/JSPPR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 156

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of sesame Sesamum indicum grain storage loss due to Indian Meal Moth Plodia interpunctella (Lepidoptera) for small scale-farmers in western zone of Tigray, North Ethiopia

Zenawi Gebregergis Gebremichael
  • Zenawi Gebregergis Gebremichael
  • Tigray Agricultural Research Institute, Humera Agricultural Research Center P. O. Box 62, Humera, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 26 September 2016
  •  Accepted: 12 January 2017
  •  Published: 28 February 2017


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