African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6863

Full Length Research Paper

Biological control using essential oil of Ocimum gratissimum and four other biopesticides on Formicococcus njalensis, the most active mealybugs species in the transmission of CSSV (Cocoa swollen shoot virus)

Bolou Bi Bolou Antoine
  • Bolou Bi Bolou Antoine
  • World Agroforestry (ICRAF), 08 BP 2823 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. 2UFR Biosciences, University of Félix Houphouët-Boigny (UFHB), 22 P. O. Box: 582 Abidjan 22, Côte d’Ivoire.
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Kouakou Koffié
  • Kouakou Koffié
  • World Agroforestry (ICRAF), 08 BP 2823 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire., 3UFR Agroforestérie, University of Jean Lorougnon Guedé (UJLoG), P. O. Box 150 Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire.
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Diby Lucien
  • Diby Lucien
  • Departement of Water, Forest and Environment, National Institute of Technology (INPHB), Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire.
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Belé Luc
  • Belé Luc
  • World Agroforestry (ICRAF), 08 BP 2823 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
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Bené Yeboi
  • Bené Yeboi
  • World Agroforestry (ICRAF), 08 BP 2823 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
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Kouamé Christophe
  • Kouamé Christophe
  • World Agroforestry (ICRAF), 08 BP 2823 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
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  •  Received: 17 August 2021
  •  Accepted: 23 February 2022
  •  Published: 30 April 2022

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