Soil‐dwelling insect pests of tree crops in Sub‐Saharan Africa, problems and management strategies—A review

@article{Ambele2018SoildwellingIP,
  title={Soil‐dwelling insect pests of tree crops in Sub‐Saharan Africa, problems and management strategies—A review},
  author={Felicitas C. Ambele and Herv{\'e} Bertin Bisseleua Daghela and Olubukola Oluranti Babalola and Sunday Ekesi},
  journal={Journal of Applied Entomology},
  year={2018},
  volume={142},
  pages={539 - 552}
}
This review aims to draw the attention of researchers, ecologists and farmers to the threats of soil‐dwelling insect pests on important tree crops in sub‐Saharan Africa, with a special focus on termites. It synthesizes the information on the effects of various factors affecting soil pest occurrence and damage, suggesting that the resultant undesirable effects of soil pests in this region are largely as a result of indiscriminate tree cutting, slash‐and‐burn agriculture and indiscriminate use of… 

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