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

Food-fodder performance of food and malt barley cultivars in Ethiopian highlands

Mulugeta Keno
  • Mulugeta Keno
  • Department of Animal science, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma University, P. O. Box 378, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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Taye Tolemariam
  • Taye Tolemariam
  • Department of Animal science, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma University, P. O. Box 378, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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Solomon Demeke
  • Solomon Demeke
  • Department of Animal science, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma University, P. O. Box 378, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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Ashraf Alkhtib
  • Ashraf Alkhtib
  • School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Brackenhurst Campus, Southwell, NG25 0QF Nottinghamshire, UK.
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Jane Wamatu
  • Jane Wamatu
  • International Centre for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas, P. O. Box 5689, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Geert P. J. Janssens
  • Geert P. J. Janssens
  • Department of Nutrition, Genetics, and Ethology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium.
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  •  Received: 08 September 2021
  •  Accepted: 04 November 2021
  •  Published: 30 November 2021

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