African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6688

Full Length Research Paper

Multivariate analysis of phenotypic variability in Tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter] genotypes from Ethiopia

Thomas Tsige
  • Thomas Tsige
  • Holetta Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 31, Holetta, Ethiopia.
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Andagrachew Gedebo
  • Andagrachew Gedebo
  • School of Plant and Horticultural Sciences, College of Agriculture, Hawassa University, P. O. Box 05, Ethiopia.
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Kebebew Assefa
  • Kebebew Assefa
  • Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 32, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 07 March 2018
  •  Accepted: 26 March 2018
  •  Published: 23 August 2018

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