African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 762

Full Length Research Paper

Genotypic screening of tomato’s AREB 1 gene for drought tolerance and computational protein structure prediction

Ja’afar Umar
  • Ja’afar Umar
  • Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Federal University Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria.
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Adamu Aliyu Aliero
  • Adamu Aliyu Aliero
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Nigeria.
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Kasimu Shehu
  • Kasimu Shehu
  • Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Federal University Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria.
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Obadiah Caleb Dikko
  • Obadiah Caleb Dikko
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 25 December 2020
  •  Accepted: 02 March 2021
  •  Published: 30 June 2021

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