African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6380

Full Length Research Paper

The performance of selected commercial organic fertilizers on the growth and yield of bush beans in Central Uganda

Tugume Esau
  • Tugume Esau
  • Faculty of Agriculture, African Centre of Excellence in Agro-Ecology and Livelihood Systems (ACALISE), Uganda Martyrs University-Nkozi, Uganda.
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Byalebeka John
  • Byalebeka John
  • Faculty of Agriculture, African Centre of Excellence in Agro-Ecology and Livelihood Systems (ACALISE), Uganda Martyrs University-Nkozi, Uganda.
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Mwine Julius
  • Mwine Julius
  • Faculty of Agriculture, African Centre of Excellence in Agro-Ecology and Livelihood Systems (ACALISE), Uganda Martyrs University-Nkozi, Uganda.
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  •  Received: 16 September 2019
  •  Accepted: 28 October 2019
  •  Published: 31 December 2019

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