African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6652

Full Length Research Paper

Integrated management of termites damaging wooden structures

Mulatu Wakgari*
  • Mulatu Wakgari*
  • Haramaya University, P. O. Box 138 Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.
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Emana Getu
  • Emana Getu
  • Department of Zoological Sciences, Addis Ababa University, P. O. Box 1176, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 07 December 2015
  •  Accepted: 28 March 2016
  •  Published: 28 April 2016


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