African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6505

Full Length Research Paper

Amount of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer required to optimize growth and yield of rice

Peter B. Ssenyonga
  • Peter B. Ssenyonga
  • National Agricultural Research Organisation, Rwebitaba Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute, P.O. Box 96, Fort Portal, Uganda.
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Umemiya Yoshiaki
  • Umemiya Yoshiaki
  • Japan International Corporation Agency, 3 - 6 Koyadai, Tsukuba, Japan.
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  •  Received: 03 July 2018
  •  Accepted: 29 October 2018
  •  Published: 30 June 2021

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