African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6638

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of scab disease on the yield of intercrop systems of cowpea maize and sorghum

G. A. Mbong
  • G. A. Mbong
  • Department of Plant Biology, University of Dschang, B.P. 67, Dschang, Cameroon
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C. N. Fokunang
  • C. N. Fokunang
  • International Institute of Tropical Agricultural, Kano, Kano State, Nigeria
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E. A. Tembe-Fokuang
  • E. A. Tembe-Fokuang
  • International Institute of Tropical Agricultural, Kano, Kano State, Nigeria
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O. O. Alabi
  • O. O. Alabi
  • Department of crop Protection, Institute for Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University, Samaru, P. M. B. 1044, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
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A. M. Emechebe
  • A. M. Emechebe
  • Department of crop Protection, Institute for Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University, Samaru, P. M. B. 1044, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
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M. B. Bambot
  • M. B. Bambot
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Traditional Pharmacopoea, University of Yaounde 1, Cameroon
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M. D. Alegbejo
  • M. D. Alegbejo
  • Department of crop Protection, Institute for Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University, Samaru, P. M. B. 1044, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 28 March 2013
  •  Accepted: 20 November 2015
  •  Published: 14 April 2016

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