African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6560

Full Length Research Paper

Phenotypic evaluation of cassava genotypes (Manihot esculenta) under moisture stress

Nadia H. Silim
  • Nadia H. Silim
  • Department of Horticulture, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Juja Kwale, Rd, Juja, Kenya.
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Paul Kinoti
  • Paul Kinoti
  • Department of Horticulture, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Juja Kwale, Rd, Juja, Kenya.
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Cornelius M. Wainaina
  • Cornelius M. Wainaina
  • Department of Horticulture, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Juja Kwale, Rd, Juja, Kenya.
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Elijah M. Ateka
  • Elijah M. Ateka
  • Department of Horticulture, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Juja Kwale, Rd, Juja, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 28 January 2020
  •  Accepted: 10 July 2020
  •  Published: 30 June 2021

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