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: 128

Full Length Research Paper

Farmers’ knowledge and perceptions of leaf spot disease of groundnut and its management in Northern Region of Ghana

Moses Neindow
  • Moses Neindow
  • Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1882, Nyankpala Campus, Tamale, Ghana.
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Elias Nortaa Kunedeb Sowely
  • Elias Nortaa Kunedeb Sowely
  • Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1882, Nyankpala Campus, Tamale, Ghana.
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Abdul-Halim Abubakari
  • Abdul-Halim Abubakari
  • Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, University for Development Studies, P. O. Box TL 1882, Nyankpala Campus, Tamale, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 26 March 2018
  •  Accepted: 25 June 2018
  •  Published: 30 September 2018

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