African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 686

Full Length Research Paper

Development of elite medium staple cotton (G. Hirsutum) genotypes for production in middleveld upland ecologies

F. Mukoyi*
  • F. Mukoyi*
  • Cotton Research Institute, Department of Research and Specialist Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development, Kadoma, Zimbabwe.
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W. Mubvekeri
  • W. Mubvekeri
  • Cotton Research Institute, Department of Research and Specialist Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development, Kadoma, Zimbabwe.
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D. Kutywayo
  • D. Kutywayo
  • Cotton Research Institute, Department of Research and Specialist Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development, Kadoma, Zimbabwe.
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V. Muripira
  • V. Muripira
  • Cotton Research Institute, Department of Research and Specialist Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development, Kadoma, Zimbabwe.
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N. Mudada
  • N. Mudada
  • Plant Quarantine Services, Department of Research and Specialist Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development, Kadoma, Zimbabwe.
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  •  Received: 07 October 2014
  •  Accepted: 25 December 2014
  •  Published: 31 January 2015

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