African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6560

Full Length Research Paper

Effects of different light exposure regimes on pre-sprouting and yield performance on potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) seed in Central Rift, Kenya

Moletsane Malekhooa S
  • Moletsane Malekhooa S
  • Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.
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Kimurto Paul K
  • Kimurto Paul K
  • Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.
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Oyoo Maurice E
  • Oyoo Maurice E
  • Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 02 May 2021
  •  Accepted: 18 June 2021
  •  Published: 31 July 2021

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