African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 718

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of seed-borne fungi on germination and seedling vigour of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus thumb)

S. T. Anjorin*
  • S. T. Anjorin*
  • Department of Crop Science, University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria.
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M. Mohammed
  • M. Mohammed
  • Department of Crop Production, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 05 November 2008
  •  Accepted: 05 February 2014
  •  Published: 31 May 2014

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