African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6711

Full Length Research Paper

Evaluating land suitability for irrigation purpose in Abaya district, Borena zone, Ethiopia

Temesgen Kebede*
  • Temesgen Kebede*
  • Dilla University, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Natural Resource Management, P. O. Box 334 Dilla University, Dilla, Ethiopia.
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Yonas Ademe
  • Yonas Ademe
  • Dilla University, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Natural Resource Management, P. O. Box 334 Dilla University, Dilla, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 15 July 2016
  •  Accepted: 08 November 2016
  •  Published: 17 November 2016

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