African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 1064

Full Length Research Paper

Projected climate risks for rice crops in Casamance, Southern Senegal

Samo DIATTA
  • Samo DIATTA
  • Laboratoire d’Océanographie des Sciences de l’Environnement et du Climat, Department of Physics, Assane Seck University of Ziguinchor, Senegal.
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Adama THIANDOUM
  • Adama THIANDOUM
  • Laboratoire d’Océanographie des Sciences de l’Environnement et du Climat, Department of Physics, Assane Seck University of Ziguinchor, Senegal.
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Mamadou Lamine MBAYE
  • Mamadou Lamine MBAYE
  • Laboratoire d’Océanographie des Sciences de l’Environnement et du Climat, Department of Physics, Assane Seck University of Ziguinchor, Senegal.
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Alioune Badara SARR
  • Alioune Badara SARR
  • Laboratoire d’Océanographie des Sciences de l’Environnement et du Climat, Department of Physics, Assane Seck University of Ziguinchor, Senegal.
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Moctar CAMARA
  • Moctar CAMARA
  • Laboratoire d’Océanographie des Sciences de l’Environnement et du Climat, Department of Physics, Assane Seck University of Ziguinchor, Senegal.
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  •  Received: 04 December 2020
  •  Accepted: 03 February 2021
  •  Published: 28 February 2021

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