African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12269

Full Length Research Paper

Micropropagation of Launaea cornuta - an important indigenous vegetable and medicinal plant

Faith Ambajo
  • Faith Ambajo
  • Department of Biotechnology, University of Eldoret, P.O. Box 1125, Eldoret, Kenya.
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Jonathan Mutie Matheka
  • Jonathan Mutie Matheka
  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture c/o ICIPE P.O. Box 30772-00100 Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 06 January 2016
  •  Accepted: 19 July 2016
  •  Published: 10 August 2016

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