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Neem seed extract (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) (Meliaceae) protects tomato crops (Lycopersicon esculentum Miller) (Solanaceae) against Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranichidae) pests – IJAAR

Ripe fresh tomatoes growing on the vine.Goudoum Augustin, Philippe Kosma, Tchoing Nestor, Léonard Ngamo Tinkeu

The University of Maroua, The Higher Institute of Sahel, Department of Agriculture, Livestock and Derived Products, Maroua, Cameroon

The University of Ngaoundere, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, Ngaoundéré Cameroon

Key words: Tetranychus urticae, neem seed, acaricide, protect, Tomato.


Tetranychus urticae is the main pest rapidly developing resistance to chemical acaricides used to treat tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) in the Far North Region of Cameroon. In an effort to develop an alternative tomato production strategy, Continue reading