African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6691

Full Length Research Paper

Identification and estimation of the sugarcane production potential of Mozambique

Rafael Aldighieri Moraes
  • Rafael Aldighieri Moraes
  • Falculdade de Engenharia (FAENGE), University of Minas Gerais (UEMG), Av. Brasília, n° 1.304 - Bairro Baú - CEP 35.930-314 - João Monlevade, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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Edgar Gomes Ferreira de Beauclair
  • Edgar Gomes Ferreira de Beauclair
  • Department of Vegetal Production, University of Sao Paulo, ESALQ, 13.418-900, Piracicaba, Brazil.
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Felipe Haenel Gomes
  • Felipe Haenel Gomes
  • Department of Agronomy, University of Maringa (UEM), 87.020-900, Maringá, PR, Brazil.
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Marcelo Melo Ramalho Moreira
  • Marcelo Melo Ramalho Moreira
  • Institute for International Trade Negotiations, AGROICONE, 05.465-070, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Rui da Maia
  • Rui da Maia
  • Tecnica University of Mozambique (UDM), Av. Albert Lithuli nº 418/38 Maputo, Mozambique.
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  •  Received: 22 June 2018
  •  Accepted: 19 July 2018
  •  Published: 13 September 2018

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