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

Phenological and grain yield response of hybrid maize varieties, released for differing agro-ecologies, to growing temperatures and planting dates in Ethiopia

Tesfaye Balemi
  • Tesfaye Balemi
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, P. O. Box 2003, Ethiopia.
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Mesfin Kebede
  • Mesfin Kebede
  • ILRI/CIMMYT Ethiopia, Addia Ababa, Addis Ababa, P. O. Box 5689, Ethiopia.
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Begizew Golla
  • Begizew Golla
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, P. O. Box 2003, Ethiopia.
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Tocha Tufa
  • Tocha Tufa
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, P. O. Box 2003, Ethiopia.
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Girma Chala
  • Girma Chala
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, P. O. Box 2003, Ethiopia.
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Tolera Abera
  • Tolera Abera
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, P. O. Box 2003, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 30 July 2020
  •  Accepted: 03 November 2020
  •  Published: 31 December 2020

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