African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6378

Full Length Research Paper

Dynamics of weed biomass on yield and yield component stability of maize under various weed management strategies

Adewale B. Daniel
  • Adewale B. Daniel
  • Department of Crop Science and Horticulture, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ikole-Ekiti Campus, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
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Badmus A. Adesile
  • Badmus A. Adesile
  • Department of Crop Science and Horticulture, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ikole-Ekiti Campus, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 06 June 2019
  •  Accepted: 03 September 2019
  •  Published: 30 November 2019

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