Journal of
Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Agric. Ext. Rural Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2170
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAERD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 384

Full Length Research Paper

Adoption determinants of row planting for wheat production in Munesa District of Oromia Region, Ethiopia

Adunea Dinku
  • Adunea Dinku
  • Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of College of Agriculture, Oda Bultum University, College of Agriculture, P. O. Box 226, Chiro, Ethiopia.
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Fekadu Beyene
  • Fekadu Beyene
  • Department of Rural Development, Faculty of College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Haramaya University, College of Agriculture and Environmental Science, P.O.BOX 138, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Accepted: 10 January 2018
  •  Published: 28 February 2019

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