African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6652

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of climate variation on the yield of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata)

Ibrahim Mohammed
  • Ibrahim Mohammed
  • Department of Vocational Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
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David A. Alawa
  • David A. Alawa
  • Department of Vocational Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
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Mshelia, J. S.
  • Mshelia, J. S.
  • Department of Agronomy, Federal University of Kashere, Gombe State, Nigeria.
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John Adie Betiang
  • John Adie Betiang
  • Department of Vocational Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
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Sunday B. Azu
  • Sunday B. Azu
  • Department of Vocational Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
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Stephanie, S. Bishi-Unung
  • Stephanie, S. Bishi-Unung
  • Department of Vocational Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 07 May 2020
  •  Accepted: 08 December 2020
  •  Published: 31 March 2021

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