Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

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

Full Length Research Paper

Morphometrics of Pinus patula crown and its effect on cone characteristics and seed yield in Kenya

Peter Murithi Angaine
  • Peter Murithi Angaine
  • Rift Valley Ecoregion Research Program,Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), P. O. Box 382-20203, Londiani, Kenya.
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Alice Adongo Onyango
  • Alice Adongo Onyango
  • Rift Valley Ecoregion Research Program,Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), P. O. Box 382-20203, Londiani, Kenya.
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Jesse Omondi Owino
  • Jesse Omondi Owino
  • Rift Valley Ecoregion Research Program,Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), P. O. Box 382-20203, Londiani, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 05 May 2020
  •  Accepted: 05 June 2020
  •  Published: 31 July 2020

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