Synergistic effects of agronet covers and companion cropping on reducing whitefly infestation and improving yield of open field-grown tomatoes

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Stella Mutisya; Mwanarusi Saidi; Arnold Opiyo; Mathieu Ngouajio; Thibaud Martin;
(2016)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Agronomy (issn: 2073-4395)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3390/agronomy6030042
  • Subject: Ocimum basilicum | Plante à huiles essentielles | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4086 | agronet covers | Rendement des cultures | Solanum lycopersicum | Lutte biologique | F01 - Culture des plantes | Bemisia tabaci | Agriculture | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5726 | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4978 | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2018 | Pratique culturale | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5305 | floating covers | companion cropping | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_4475 | Lycopersicon esculentum | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_35927 | basil | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_30755 | H10 - Ravageurs des plantes | F08 - Systèmes et modes de culture | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_10176 | S | row covers | Culture associée | Paillage | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_918 | http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2668 | Lutte antiravageur

Tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) are one of the biggest vegetable crops in the world, supplying a wide range of vitamins, minerals and fibre in human diets. In the tropics, tomatoes are predominantly grown under sub-optimal conditions by subsistence farmers, with... View more
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