African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6670

Full Length Research Paper

Farmer participatory varietal selection in pearl millet: Experience across some states of Northern Nigeria

Angarawai I. I.
  • Angarawai I. I.
  • Lake Chad Research Institute P. M. B 1293 Maiduguri, Nigeria
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Bukar B.
  • Bukar B.
  • Lake Chad Research Institute P. M. B 1293 Maiduguri, Nigeria
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Olabanji O. G.
  • Olabanji O. G.
  • Lake Chad Research Institute P. M. B 1293 Maiduguri, Nigeria
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Iro N.
  • Iro N.
  • International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (Niamey & Bamako), Mali
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Haussmann B. G.
  • Haussmann B. G.
  • International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (Niamey & Bamako), Mali
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Weltzien E. V.
  • Weltzien E. V.
  • International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (Niamey & Bamako), Mali
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Gwadi K. W.
  • Gwadi K. W.
  • Lake Chad Research Institute P. M. B 1293 Maiduguri, Nigeria
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Gubio T.
  • Gubio T.
  • Lake Chad Research Institute P. M. B 1293 Maiduguri, Nigeria
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Yahaya Y.
  • Yahaya Y.
  • Lake Chad Research Institute P. M. B 1293 Maiduguri, Nigeria
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  •  Received: 06 August 2010
  •  Accepted: 17 February 2016
  •  Published: 21 April 2016

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