African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6654

Full Length Research Paper

Soil moisture and water use efficiency in cotton plants grown in different spacings in the Brazilian Cerrado Region

Tonny José Araújo da Silva
  • Tonny José Araújo da Silva
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Rondonópolis-MT, Brazil.
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Thiago Franco Duarte
  • Thiago Franco Duarte
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Rondonópolis-MT, Brazil.
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Jackelinne Valéria Rodrigues Sousa
  • Jackelinne Valéria Rodrigues Sousa
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Rondonópolis-MT, Brazil.
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Edna Maria Bonfim-Silva
  • Edna Maria Bonfim-Silva
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Rondonópolis-MT, Brazil.
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Adriano Bicioni Pacheco
  • Adriano Bicioni Pacheco
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Rondonópolis-MT, Brazil.
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Helon Hébano Freitas de Sousa
  • Helon Hébano Freitas de Sousa
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Rondonópolis-MT, Brazil.
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  •  Received: 18 January 2015
  •  Accepted: 10 February 2016
  •  Published: 25 February 2016

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