African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6491

Full Length Research Paper

The influence of organic manure formulated from goat manure on growth and yield of tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum)

Edgar Mowa
  • Edgar Mowa
  • Department of Crop Science, University of Namibia, Private Bag 13301, Windhoek, Namibia.
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Levi Akundabweni
  • Levi Akundabweni
  • Department of Crop Science, University of Namibia, Private Bag 13301, Windhoek, Namibia.
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Percy Chimwamurombe
  • Percy Chimwamurombe
  • Department of Natural and Applied Sciences, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Private Bag 13388,Windhoek, Namibia.
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Effiom Oku
  • Effiom Oku
  • Department of Soil Science, University of Abuja, Nigeria.
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Hupenyu Allan Mupambwa
  • Hupenyu Allan Mupambwa
  • Sam Nujoma Marine and Coastal Resources Research Centre (SANUMARC), University of Namibia, P. O. Box 462 Henties Bay, of Namibia.
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  •  Received: 15 August 2017
  •  Accepted: 13 September 2017
  •  Published: 12 October 2017

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