African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 761

Full Length Research Paper

Standard heterosis and heterotic grouping of highland adapted maize (Zea Mays L.) inbred lines in Ethiopia

Dufera Tulu
  • Dufera Tulu
  • Ambo Agricultural Research Center, Ambo, Ethiopia.
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Demissew Abakemal
  • Demissew Abakemal
  • Ambo Agricultural Research Center, Ambo, Ethiopia.
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Zeleke Keimeso
  • Zeleke Keimeso
  • Ambo Agricultural Research Center, Ambo, Ethiopia.
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Tefera Kumsa
  • Tefera Kumsa
  • Ambo Agricultural Research Center, Ambo, Ethiopia.
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Worknesh Terefe
  • Worknesh Terefe
  • Holeta Agricultural Research Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Legesse Wolde
  • Legesse Wolde
  • Holeta Agricultural Research Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Abenezer Abebe
  • Abenezer Abebe
  • Holeta Agricultural Research Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 14 April 2021
  •  Accepted: 17 June 2021
  •  Published: 31 July 2021

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