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: 397

Full Length Research Paper

Integrated evaluation of potato varieties in the highlands of Girar Jarso Woreda, North Shewa, Ethiopia

Amha Besufkad
  • Amha Besufkad
  • College of Development Studies, Addis Ababa University, CASCAPE Program, P. O. Box 1176 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Bekele Gemechu
  • Bekele Gemechu
  • Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Center, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia
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Abate Mekuriaw
  • Abate Mekuriaw
  • Center for Rural Development, College of Development Studies, Addis Ababa University P. O. Box. 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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  •  Received: 29 May 2018
  •  Accepted: 10 August 2018
  •  Published: 30 April 2019

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