Journal of
Plant Breeding and Crop Science

  • Abbreviation: J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9758
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPBCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 367

Full Length Research Paper

Genetic diversity and adaptation to different tillage and farming systems of cocoyam genotypes (Xanthosoma sagittifolium L. Schott) in the Eastern Region of Ghana

Linda Arhin
  • Linda Arhin
  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Oil Palm Research Institute-Kusi P. O. Box 245, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana.
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Lemuel Ohemeng Mintah
  • Lemuel Ohemeng Mintah
  • College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 44, Legon, Accra, Ghana.
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Robert Impraim
  • Robert Impraim
  • College of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 44, Legon, Accra, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 04 April 2014
  •  Accepted: 16 September 2014
  •  Published: 01 December 2014

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