African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6863

Full Length Research Paper

Verification of integrated management of chickpea Fusarium wilt (Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. ciceris) in major chickpea growing areas of East Shewa Zone, Ethiopia

Asrat Zewdie
  • Asrat Zewdie
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 32, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 12 March 2019
  •  Accepted: 23 April 2019
  •  Published: 16 May 2019


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