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: 439

Full Length Research Paper

Extrapolating technology from research plots to commercial scale and challenges involved: Case study of plantain macro-propagation technique

Adjei A. E
  • Adjei A. E
  • CSIR-Crops Research Institute, P. O. Box 3785, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Tetteh E. N
  • Tetteh E. N
  • CSIR-Crops Research Institute, P. O. Box 3785, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Darkey S
  • Darkey S
  • CSIR-Crops Research Institute, P. O. Box 3785, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Dzomeku B. M
  • Dzomeku B. M
  • CSIR-Crops Research Institute, P. O. Box 3785, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Mintah P
  • Mintah P
  • CSIR-Crops Research Institute, P. O. Box 3785, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Anti M
  • Anti M
  • CSIR-Crops Research Institute, P. O. Box 3785, Kumasi, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 06 July 2021
  •  Accepted: 12 August 2021
  •  Published: 31 October 2021

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