African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6626

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of recharge, irrigation and soil nature on the variation of nitrate in the groundwater of Wadi Nil (Jijel – North-East Algeria)

Abdelmadjid Boufekane
  • Abdelmadjid Boufekane
  • Water and Environmental Engineering Laboratory, Higher National School of Hydraulics, P. O. Box 31, 09000,Blida, Algeria.
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Omar Saighi
  • Omar Saighi
  • Department of Geology, Faculty of Earth Sciences and Country Planning, USTHB, P. O. Box 32, Bab Ezzouar, 16111, Algiers, Algeria
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  •  Received: 26 November 2014
  •  Accepted: 22 January 2015
  •  Published: 12 February 2015

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