Journal of
Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Biotech. Sustain. Dev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2340
  • DOI: 10.5897/JABSD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 144

Full Length Research Paper

Survey on honey production system, challenges and Opportunities in selected areas of Hadya Zone, Ethiopia

Haftu Kebede
  • Haftu Kebede
  • Department of Animal Science Wachemo University, Hossana Ethiopia.
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Gezu Tadesse
  • Gezu Tadesse
  • Department of Animal Science Wachemo University, Hossana Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 11 September 2014
  •  Accepted: 09 October 2014
  •  Published: 24 October 2014


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