African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 692

Full Length Research Paper

Survey of ethno-veterinary medicinal plants at selected Horro Gudurru Districts, Western Ethiopia

Tadesse Birhanu*
  • Tadesse Birhanu*
  • School of Veterinary Medicine, Collage of Medical and Health Science, Wollega University, P. O. Box 395, Nekemte, Ethiopia.
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Dereje Abera
  • Dereje Abera
  • School of Veterinary Medicine, Collage of Medical and Health Science, Wollega University, P. O. Box 395, Nekemte, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 23 August 2014
  •  Accepted: 12 February 2015
  •  Published: 31 March 2015

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