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: 962

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of seed pre-treatment and its duration on germination of Detarium microcarpum (Guill. and Perr.)

Bernard Nuoleyeng Baatuuwie
  • Bernard Nuoleyeng Baatuuwie
  • Department of Forestry and Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1882, Tamale. Ghana.
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Latif Iddrisu Nasare
  • Latif Iddrisu Nasare
  • Department of Forestry and Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1882, Tamale. Ghana.
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Adnan Smaila
  • Adnan Smaila
  • Department of Forestry and Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1882, Tamale. Ghana.
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Hamza Issifu
  • Hamza Issifu
  • Department of Forestry and Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1882, Tamale. Ghana.
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William Jasper Asante
  • William Jasper Asante
  • Department of Forestry and Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1882, Tamale. Ghana.
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  •  Received: 18 May 2019
  •  Accepted: 13 June 2019
  •  Published: 31 August 2019

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