African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 745

Full Length Research Paper

Grain yield and stability of selected early and medium duration cowpea in Ghana

Theophilus Kwabla Tengey
  • Theophilus Kwabla Tengey
  • Cowpea Improvement Program, CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 52, Nyankpala, Ghana.
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Emmanuel Yaw Owusu
  • Emmanuel Yaw Owusu
  • Cowpea Improvement Program, CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 52, Nyankpala, Ghana.
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Francis Kusi
  • Francis Kusi
  • Cowpea Improvement Program, CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 52, Nyankpala, Ghana.
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George Yakubu Mahama
  • George Yakubu Mahama
  • Cowpea Improvement Program, CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 52, Nyankpala, Ghana.
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Frederick Justice Awuku
  • Frederick Justice Awuku
  • Cowpea Improvement Program, CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 52, Nyankpala, Ghana.
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Emmanuel Kofi Sei
  • Emmanuel Kofi Sei
  • Cowpea Improvement Program, CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 52, Nyankpala, Ghana.
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Ophelia Asirifi Amoako
  • Ophelia Asirifi Amoako
  • Cowpea Improvement Program, CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 52, Nyankpala, Ghana.
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Mohammed Haruna
  • Mohammed Haruna
  • Cowpea Improvement Program, CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 52, Nyankpala, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 20 December 2020
  •  Accepted: 10 February 2021
  •  Published: 31 March 2021

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