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: 419

Full Length Research Paper

Evaluation of hot pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) varieties for green pod yield and yield components in Western Tigray, Northern Ethiopia

Shushay Chernet
  • Shushay Chernet
  • Axum Agricultural Research Center, Tigray Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 230, Axum, Ethiopia.
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Haile Zibelo
  • Haile Zibelo
  • Humera Agricultural Research Center, Tigray Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 62, Humera, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 10 April 2019
  •  Accepted: 18 October 2019
  •  Published: 31 December 2019


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