Investigation on the Effect of Azadirachtin Pretreatment on Major Pests, Diseases and Yield of Seed Yam

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Pests and diseases infested with seed yam content have resulted in sub-optimal yield levels. Neem has been used as a supplement for chemical pesticides and as an environmentally friendly bio-pesticide to minimise annual crop losses due to herbivorous pests and their resulting diseases. Field trials were performed in four communities in each of the Ejura-Sekyedumase and Atebubu-Amantin districts of the Ashanti and Brong Ahafo regions during the major planting seasons of 2016 and 2017. Yam miniset sizes were pre-treated with … Continue reading “Investigation on the Effect of Azadirachtin Pretreatment on Major Pests, Diseases and Yield of Seed Yam”