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 organic mulches and land preparation methods on soil moisture and sesame productivity

Goitom Teame
  • Goitom Teame
  • Crop Research Core Process, Humera Agricultural Research Center, Tigray Agricultural Research Institute , Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 24 May 2017
  •  Accepted: 20 June 2017
  •  Published: 21 September 2017


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