African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6638

Full Length Research Paper

Cuscuta campestris yunker, a dangerous obligate parasitic weed observed in cassava crop in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Mushagalusa N. G.
  • Mushagalusa N. G.
  • Faculté des Sciences Agronomiqueset de l’Environnement, Université Evangélique en Afrique, 3323 Bukavu, DR Congo.
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Achiza B. J.
  • Achiza B. J.
  • Faculté des Sciences Agronomiqueset de l’Environnement, Université Evangélique en Afrique, 3323 Bukavu, DR Congo.
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Bisuri B. K.
  • Bisuri B. K.
  • Faculté des Sciences Agronomiqueset de l’Environnement, Université Evangélique en Afrique, 3323 Bukavu, DR Congo.
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Sinza C. B.
  • Sinza C. B.
  • Faculté des Sciences Agronomiqueset de l’Environnement, Université Evangélique en Afrique, 3323 Bukavu, DR Congo.
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Bigirimwami C. L.
  • Bigirimwami C. L.
  • Faculté des Sciences Agronomiqueset de l’Environnement, Université Evangélique en Afrique, 3323 Bukavu, DR Congo.
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Lubobo A. K.
  • Lubobo A. K.
  • Institut Supérieur de Développement Rural (ISDR/Bukavu), DR Congo.
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  •  Received: 21 December 2015
  •  Accepted: 16 May 2016
  •  Published: 02 June 2016

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