African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6561

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of planting density on yield and yield components of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) at two agro-ecologies of Ethiopia

Fekadu Gebretensay Mengistu
  • Fekadu Gebretensay Mengistu
  • Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Center, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, P. O. Box 32, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.
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Getachew Tabor
  • Getachew Tabor
  • Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Center, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, P. O. Box 32, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.
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Zebenay Dagne
  • Zebenay Dagne
  • Holeta Agricultural Research Center, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, P. O. Box 31, Holeta, Ethiopia.
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Gizachew Atinafu
  • Gizachew Atinafu
  • Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Center, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, P. O. Box 32, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.
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Fasil Tadesse Tewolde
  • Fasil Tadesse Tewolde
  • Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Center, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, P. O. Box 32, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 08 December 2020
  •  Accepted: 18 February 2021
  •  Published: 30 April 2021

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Zebenay D, Samuel T, Ousman Y, Gete F, Fekadu G, Fasil Te, Getachew T, Gizachew A (2019). Evaluation of Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) genotypes for yield and quality in Ethiopia: Proceedings of the national Conference on Crop Improvement and Management Research. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia pp. 389-396.