African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6652

Full Length Research Paper

Genetic gain of maize (Zea mays L.) varieties in Ethiopia over 42 years (1973 - 2015)

Michael Kebede
  • Michael Kebede
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), Werer Agricultural Research Center, P.O. Box 2003, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Firew Mekbib
  • Firew Mekbib
  • Haramaya University, School and Department of Plant Sciences, P. O. Box 138, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.
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Demissew Abakemal
  • Demissew Abakemal
  • EIAR, Ambo Plant Protection Research Center, P. O. Box 37, Ambo, Ethiopia.
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Gezahegne Bogale
  • Gezahegne Bogale
  • EIAR, Melkassa Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 436, Adama, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 30 October 2019
  •  Accepted: 19 December 2019
  •  Published: 31 March 2020

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