African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6691

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of traditional kerosene smoking and ethrel on ripening, shelf life and quality of Cavendish banana (Musa sp.)

Zenebe Woldu Adane
  • Zenebe Woldu Adane
  • Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, P. O. Box 307, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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Ali Mohammed Ibrahim
  • Ali Mohammed Ibrahim
  • Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, P. O. Box 307, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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Derbew Belew Yohannes
  • Derbew Belew Yohannes
  • Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, P. O. Box 307, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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Tarekegn Argaw Welde-Meskel
  • Tarekegn Argaw Welde-Meskel
  • Jimma Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 192, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 15 August 2015
  •  Accepted: 15 October 2015
  •  Published: 10 December 2015

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