African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6652

Full Length Research Paper

Screening of some rice varieties and landraces cultivated in Nigeria for drought tolerance based on phenotypic traits and their association with SSR polymorphism

Celestine Azubuike Afiukw
  • Celestine Azubuike Afiukw
  • Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Sciences, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.
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Julius Olaoye Faluyi
  • Julius Olaoye Faluyi
  • Department of Botany, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
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Christopher John Atkinson
  • Christopher John Atkinson
  • Department of Agriculture, Health and Environment, Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Kent, ME4 4TB, UK.
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Benjamin Ewa Ubi
  • Benjamin Ewa Ubi
  • Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Sciences, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.
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David Okechukwu Igwe
  • David Okechukwu Igwe
  • Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Sciences, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.
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Richard Olutayo Akinwale
  • Richard Olutayo Akinwale
  • Department of Crop Production and Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 20 May 2016
  •  Accepted: 08 June 2016
  •  Published: 21 July 2016

Authors

Celestine Azubuike Afiukw
Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Sciences, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.

Julius Olaoye Faluyi
Department of Botany, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

Christopher John Atkinson
Department of Agriculture, Health and Environment, Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Kent, ME4 4TB, UK.

Benjamin Ewa Ubi
Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Sciences, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.

David Okechukwu Igwe
Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Sciences, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.

Richard Olutayo Akinwale
Department of Crop Production and Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

Corresponding Author Email: [email protected]