International Journal of
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Plant Physiol. Biochem.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2162
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPPB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 110

Full Length Research Paper

Evaluating postharvest characteristics of Apantu (Local False Horn) plantain for harvest indices determination

Dzomeku B. M.
  • Dzomeku B. M.
  • CSIR-Crops Research institute, P. O. Box 3785, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Sarkordie-Addo J.
  • Sarkordie-Addo J.
  • Crop and soil Science Department, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Darkey S. K.
  • Darkey S. K.
  • CSIR-Crops Research institute, P. O. Box 3785, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Bam R.K
  • Bam R.K
  • CSIR-Crops Research institute, P. O. Box 3785, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Wuensche J
  • Wuensche J
  • University of Hohenheim, Stutgart, Germany.
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  •  Received: 24 July 2015
  •  Accepted: 25 May 2016
  •  Published: 31 July 2016

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