African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6648

Full Length Research Paper

Phenotypic variability in Nigerian castor (Ricinus communis L.) accessions

Udoh, Obiora E.
  • Udoh, Obiora E.
  • Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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Abu, Ngozi E.
  • Abu, Ngozi E.
  • Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 26 November 2015
  •  Accepted: 10 February 2016
  •  Published: 20 October 2016

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