EFFECTS OF BOTANICALS, SOIL AMENDMENTS AND POLYETHYLENE MULCH COLOUR ON ROOT-KNOT NEMATODE (Meloidogyne javanica Treub) INFECTION ON TOMATO ( Solanum lycopersicum Mill)

INTRODUCTION Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum Mill ) is a solanacious plant. The fruit is very rich in essential vitamins and mineral salts (Peet,2001). It generates income to its growers. It is tropical warm season crop, said to have originated in tropical Central and South America(COPR,1983), and it is grown all over Nigeria. The bulk of  production […]

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