Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 286

Full Length Research Paper

Nutrient status of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) tubers and lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) leaves produced along the bank of River Beressa

Haymanot Awgchew
  • Haymanot Awgchew
  • Department of Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Science, Debre Berhan University, Debre Berhan, Ethiopia.
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Heluf Gebrekidan
  • Heluf Gebrekidan
  • Department of Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences, College of Agriculture, Haramaya University, Haramaya, Ethiopia
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Adamu Molla
  • Adamu Molla
  • Crop Research Directorate, Debre Berhan Agricultural Research Centre, Debre Berhan, Ethiopia
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  •  Received: 01 January 2015
  •  Accepted: 08 July 2015
  •  Published: 28 August 2015

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