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

Relative susceptibilities of different populations of Sitophilus zeamais and Prostephanus truncatus to currently registered grain protectants in Zimbabwe

James Machingura
  • James Machingura
  • University of Zimbabwe, P. O. Box MP 167, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe.
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  •  Received: 14 March 2017
  •  Accepted: 01 June 2017
  •  Published: 31 March 2019


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