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

Management of pigeon pea pod borer (Helicoverpa armigera) using biopesticides and yield performance in arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya

Stella Jepkosgei
  • Stella Jepkosgei
  • Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils, Egerton University, Kenya
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Miriam K. Charimbu
  • Miriam K. Charimbu
  • Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils, Egerton University, Kenya
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Paul Kimurto
  • Paul Kimurto
  • Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils, Egerton University, Kenya
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Juliana J. Cheboi
  • Juliana J. Cheboi
  • Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection, University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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Nadigatla G. Rao
  • Nadigatla G. Rao
  • International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 14 August 2023
  •  Accepted: 22 September 2023
  •  Published: 31 March 2024

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