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: 155

Full Length Research Paper

Efficacy of integration of three management tactics relative to unitary tactics against Maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais (Motschulsky) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) of stored maize in Ethiopia

Berhanu Hiruy
  • Berhanu Hiruy
  • Department of Zoological Sciences, Collage of Natural Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.
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Emana Getu
  • Emana Getu
  • Addis Ababa University, Collage of natural sciences, Department of Zoological sciences Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 24 January 2018
  •  Accepted: 28 March 2018
  •  Published: 31 March 2018


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