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: 426

Full Length Research Paper

Performance and adaptability of common bean genotypes at different agro-ecological environments in Kagera region

Julius P. Mbiu
  • Julius P. Mbiu
  • Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute (TARI) – Maruku, P. O. Box 127, Bukoba, Kagera Tanzania.
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Susan Nchimbi–Msolla
  • Susan Nchimbi–Msolla
  • Department of Crop Science and Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, P. O. Box 3005, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania.
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Magdalena N. William
  • Magdalena N. William
  • Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute (TARI) – Maruku, P. O. Box 127, Bukoba, Kagera Tanzania.
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Jean C. Rubyogo
  • Jean C. Rubyogo
  • CIAT, Selian Agricultural Research Institute, Dodoma Road, P. O. Box 2704, Arusha, Tanzania.
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  •  Received: 08 March 2019
  •  Accepted: 19 August 2020
  •  Published: 30 September 2020


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