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

Effects of some insecticidal chemicals under laboratory condition on honeybees [Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae)] that forage on onion flowers

Dawit Melisie
  • Dawit Melisie
  • Oromia Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 85, Yabello, Ethiopia.
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Tebkew Damte
  • Tebkew Damte
  • Ethiopian Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 32, Debre zeit, Ethiopia.
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Ashok Kumar
  • Ashok Kumar
  • Haramaya University, P. O. Box 138, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 20 October 2014
  •  Accepted: 05 March 2015
  •  Published: 12 March 2015

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