African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6340

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of bacterial wilt (Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum) of enset in Southern Ethiopia

Mekuria Wolde
  • Mekuria Wolde
  • Madawalabu University, School of Agriculture, Plant Science Course Team, P. O. Box 247, Bale Robe, Ethiopia.
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Amare Ayalew
  • Amare Ayalew
  • The Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa (PACA), Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture (REA), P. O. Box 3243, Roosevelt Street, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Alemayehu Chala
  • Alemayehu Chala
  • Hawasa Collage of Agriculture, School of Plant Science, P. O. Box 5, Hawasa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 01 June 2015
  •  Accepted: 16 July 2015
  •  Published: 12 May 2016

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