African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6380

Full Length Research Paper

Appropriate fertilizer (NPK) rates for cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) production in the humid forest agro-ecological zone of Cameroon

TEMEGNE NONO Carine
  • TEMEGNE NONO Carine
  • Department of Plant Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, P. O. Box 812 Yaounde, Cameroon.
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NGOME AJEBESONE Francis
  • NGOME AJEBESONE Francis
  • Institute of Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD), P. O. Box 2123 Yaounde, Cameroon.
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ETHE NGALLE
  • ETHE NGALLE
  • Institute of Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD), P. O. Box 2123 Yaounde, Cameroon.
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  •  Received: 17 May 2019
  •  Accepted: 28 August 2019
  •  Published: 31 December 2019

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