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: 489

Full Length Research Paper

Enhancing sorghum yield through demonstration of improved sorghum varieties in Tanqua-Abergelle Wereda, Central Zone of Tigray, Ethiopia

Gebru Brhane
  • Gebru Brhane
  • Abergelle Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 44, Abi Adi, Ethiopia.
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Fantaye Belay
  • Fantaye Belay
  • Abergelle Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 44, Abi Adi, Ethiopia.
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Tsegay Gebreselassie
  • Tsegay Gebreselassie
  • Mekelle Agricultural Research Center, Mekelle, Ethiopia.
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Daniel Desta
  • Daniel Desta
  • Shire-Matsbrie Agricultural Research Center, Shire-Matsbrie, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 29 November 2018
  •  Accepted: 29 December 2018
  •  Published: 31 January 2019


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