African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 737

Full Length Research Paper

Agronomic performance of pro vitamin a cassava varieties in three locations in Nigeria

Adetoro, N. A.
  • Adetoro, N. A.
  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), PMB 5320, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Ogunbayo, S. A.
  • Ogunbayo, S. A.
  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), PMB 5320, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Akinwale, M. O.
  • Akinwale, M. O.
  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), P. O. Box 30258, Lilongwe, Malawi.
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  •  Received: 19 March 2018
  •  Accepted: 17 September 2018
  •  Published: 31 October 2018


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