African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6545

Full Length Research Paper

From yield to application: Nutrient requirement of maize (Zea maize) in Southeastern and Southwestern Ethiopia at zonal level

Workneh Bekere
  • Workneh Bekere
  • Jimma Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 192, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 22 December 2020
  •  Accepted: 13 May 2021
  •  Published: 31 July 2021

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