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: 123

Full Length Research Paper

Genetic analysis for grain yield and yield related traits in maize (Zea mays L.) inbred lines in line × tester mating design

Natol Bakala
  • Natol Bakala
  • Oromia Agricultural Research Institute Yabello Pastoral and Dryland Agricultural Research Center, Oromia, Ethiopia.
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Berhanu Abate
  • Berhanu Abate
  • School of Plant and Horticultural Science Lecturer, Hawassa University, Ethiopia.
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Mandefero Nigusie
  • Mandefero Nigusie
  • Ethiopia Institute of Agricultural Research, Director General, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 22 May 2017
  •  Accepted: 20 June 2017
  •  Published: 31 July 2018

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