African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6712

Full Length Research Paper

Enhancing the productivity of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) through earthening up practices at Tanqua-Abergelle district, Central Tigray, Ethiopia

Berhane Sibhatu
  • Berhane Sibhatu
  • Abergelle Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 44, Abi-Adi, Ethiopia.
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Hintsa Meresa
  • Hintsa Meresa
  • Abergelle Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 44, Abi-Adi, Ethiopia.
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Guesh Tekle
  • Guesh Tekle
  • Abergelle Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 44, Abi-Adi, Ethiopia.
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Melese Harf
  • Melese Harf
  • Abergelle Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 44, Abi-Adi, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 06 July 2015
  •  Accepted: 29 October 2015
  •  Published: 29 September 2016

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