Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 287


The role of Faidherbia albida tree species in parkland agroforestry and its management in Ethiopia

Tsegu Ereso
  • Tsegu Ereso
  • Department of Natural Resource Management College of Agricultural Science, Bule Hora University. P. O. Box, 144 West Guji Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 19 November 2018
  •  Accepted: 28 December 2018
  •  Published: 31 March 2019


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