International Journal of
Physical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Phys. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-1950
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPS
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2529

Full Length Research Paper

Simulation of the impact of climate change on peanut yield in Senegal

Alioune Badara Sarr
  • Alioune Badara Sarr
  • Laboratoire d’Océanographie, des Sciences de l’Environnement et du Climat (LOSEC), UFR Sciences et Technologies, Université A. SECK de Ziguinchor, Sénégal.
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Moctar Camara
  • Moctar Camara
  • Laboratoire d’Océanographie, des Sciences de l’Environnement et du Climat (LOSEC), UFR Sciences et Technologies, Université A. SECK de Ziguinchor, Sénégal.
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  •  Received: 24 December 2017
  •  Accepted: 08 February 2018
  •  Published: 16 March 2018


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