African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12213

Full Length Research Paper

Physiological response, molecular analysis and water use efficiency of maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids grown under various irrigation regimes

Chigign Adamu
  • Chigign Adamu
  • Aksum University, Shire Campus, P. O. Box. 314, Shire, Ethiopia.
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Aravinda Kumar B. N.*
  • Aravinda Kumar B. N.*
  • Department of Agronomy, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580 005, India.
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Rajkumara S.
  • Rajkumara S.
  • Department of Agronomy, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580 005, India.
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Patil B. R.
  • Patil B. R.
  • Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580 005, India.
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Patil H. Y.
  • Patil H. Y.
  • Department of Crop Physiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580 005, India.
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Kuligod V. B.
  • Kuligod V. B.
  • Department of Soil Science, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580 005, India.
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  •  Received: 10 January 2013
  •  Accepted: 10 June 2014
  •  Published: 16 July 2014

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