Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 299

Full Length Research Paper

Vegetable soybean, edamame: Research, production, utilization and analysis of its adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mahoussi Kadoukpe Arnaud Djanta
  • Mahoussi Kadoukpe Arnaud Djanta
  • Laboratory of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01 P. O. Box 526, Cotonou, Benin.
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Eric Etchikinto Agoyi
  • Eric Etchikinto Agoyi
  • Laboratory of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01 P. O. Box 526, Cotonou, Benin.
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Symphorien Agbahoungba
  • Symphorien Agbahoungba
  • Laboratory of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01 P. O. Box 526, Cotonou, Benin.
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Florent Jean-Baptiste Quenum
  • Florent Jean-Baptiste Quenum
  • School of Sciences and Techniques of Crop Production, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01 P. O. Box 526, Cotonou, Benin.
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Flora Josiane Chadare
  • Flora Josiane Chadare
  • School of Sciences and Techniques for Preservation and Processing of Agricultural products, National University of Agriculture, P. O. Box 114, Sakete, Benin.
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Achille Ephrem Assogbadjo
  • Achille Ephrem Assogbadjo
  • Laboratory of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01 P. O. Box 526, Cotonou, Benin.
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Clement Agbangla
  • Clement Agbangla
  • Laboratory of Genetics and Biotechnologies, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01 P. O. Box 526, Cotonou, Benin.
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Brice Sinsin
  • Brice Sinsin
  • Laboratory of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01 P. O. Box 526, Cotonou, Benin.
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  •  Received: 25 August 2019
  •  Accepted: 10 October 2019
  •  Published: 31 January 2020

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