African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 768

Full Length Research Paper

Effects of organic and inorganic fertilizers on sweet potato production in Iwo, Nigeria

V. I. Esan
  • V. I. Esan
  • Environmental Management and Crop Production Programme, College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science, Bowen University, P. M. B. 284, Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria.
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O. O. Omilani
  • O. O. Omilani
  • Environmental Management and Crop Production Programme, College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science, Bowen University, P. M. B. 284, Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria.
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I. Okedigba
  • I. Okedigba
  • Statistics Programme, College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 02 January 2021
  •  Accepted: 14 April 2021
  •  Published: 31 May 2021


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