African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6638

Full Length Research Paper

Influence of cowpea root powder and exudates on germination and radicle length in Striga hermothica, sorghum and pearl millet strains

A. A. M. Rezig
  • A. A. M. Rezig
  • Sudan University of Science and Technology, College of Agricultural Studies, Sudan.
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T. S. Abdelhalim
  • T. S. Abdelhalim
  • Agricultural Research Corporation (ARC), Kosti, Sudan.
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M. M. Hassan
  • M. M. Hassan
  • Environment and Natural Resources and Desertification Research Institute, National Centre for Research, Khartoum, Sudan.
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R. M. A. Abusin
  • R. M. A. Abusin
  • Bahri University, College of Agriculture, Pests and Plant Health, Khartoum, Sudan.
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H. Amani Eltayeb
  • H. Amani Eltayeb
  • Sudan University of Science and Technology, College of Agricultural Studies, Sudan.
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H. Samejima
  • H. Samejima
  • Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan.
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A. G. T. Babiker
  • A. G. T. Babiker
  • Environment and Natural Resources and Desertification Research Institute, National Centre for Research, Khartoum, Sudan.
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  •  Received: 13 March 2016
  •  Accepted: 23 April 2016
  •  Published: 16 June 2016

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