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

Effect of drip and furrow irrigation at different irrigation levels on water use efficiency and economics of maize (Zea Mays L.) at Werer, Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Fikadu Robi Borena
  • Fikadu Robi Borena
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, P. O. Box 2003, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Teshome Seyoum
  • Teshome Seyoum
  • Haramaya University IOT, School of Water Resource and Environmental Engineering, P. O. Box 138, Dire Dawa, Irrigation Engineering Department, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 01 June 2021
  •  Accepted: 07 July 2021
  •  Published: 30 September 2021

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