African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6589

Full Length Research Paper

The determinants of small-scale irrigation practice and its contribution on household farm income: The case of Arba Minch Zuria Woreda, Southern Ethiopia

Agidew Abebe
  • Agidew Abebe
  • Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Extension, College of Agricultural Science, Ariba Minch University, Ariba Minch Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 22 September 2016
  •  Accepted: 21 November 2016
  •  Published: 30 March 2017

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