African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6656

Review

Pre- and post-harvest practices influencing yield and quality of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) in Southwestern Ethiopia: A review

Girma Hailemichael
  • Girma Hailemichael
  • Horticulture/Spices Department, Jimma Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 192; Jimma, Ethiopia.
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Mohammedsani Zakir
  • Mohammedsani Zakir
  • Horticulture/Spices Department, Jimma Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 192; Jimma, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 15 December 2020
  •  Accepted: 14 July 2021
  •  Published: 31 August 2021

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