African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6842

Full Length Research Paper

Distribution and abundance of emerging invasive weeds in central Western part of Ethiopia

Amare Fufa
  • Amare Fufa
  • Melkassa Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 436, Adama, Ethiopia.
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Taye Tessema
  • Taye Tessema
  • Ethiopian Institutes of Agricultural Research, P. O. Box 2003, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Niguse Hundessa
  • Niguse Hundessa
  • Kulumsa Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 489, Asella, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 08 November 2016
  •  Accepted: 24 January 2017
  •  Published: 30 March 2017


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