African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6688

Full Length Research Paper

Cowpea response to nutrient application in Burkina Faso and Niger

Idriss Serme
  • Idriss Serme
  • Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles (INERA), O4 BP 8645 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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Nouri Maman
  • Nouri Maman
  • Institut National de Recherche Agronomique du Niger- INRAN-Maradi, BP 240, Maradi, Niger.
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Maman Garba
  • Maman Garba
  • Institut National de Recherche Agronomique du Niger, BP 429, Niamey, Niger.
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Abdoul Gonda
  • Abdoul Gonda
  • Institut National de Recherche Agronomique du Niger- INRAN-Maradi, BP 240, Maradi, Niger.
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Korodjouma Ouattara
  • Korodjouma Ouattara
  • Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles (INERA), O4 BP 8645 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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Charles Wortmann
  • Charles Wortmann
  • Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln NE, USA.
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  •  Received: 25 April 2018
  •  Accepted: 18 June 2018
  •  Published: 26 July 2018

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