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: 416

Full Length Research Paper

Agromorphological characterization of scarlet eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum L.) grown in the Republic of Benin

Aguessy Scholastique
  • Aguessy Scholastique
  • Laboratory of Biotechnology, Genetic Resources and Plant and Animal Breeding (BIORAVE), National High School of Biosciences and Applied Biotechnologies (ENSBBA), National University of Sciences, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics (UNSTIM), PO Box 14, Dassa- Zoumé, Benin.
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dossou Roger
  • dossou Roger
  • Laboratory of Biotechnology, Genetic Resources and Plant and Animal Breeding (BIORAVE), National High School of Biosciences and Applied Biotechnologies (ENSBBA), National University of Sciences, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics (UNSTIM), PO Box 14, Dassa- Zoumé, Benin.
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Loko Yêyinou Laura Estelle
  • Loko Yêyinou Laura Estelle
  • Laboratory of Applied Entomology (LEnA), National High School of Biosciences and Applied Biotechnologies (ENSBBA), UNSTIM, BP 14 Dassa- Zoumé, Benin.
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Agre A. Paterne
  • Agre A. Paterne
  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria.
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Dassou Anicet
  • Dassou Anicet
  • Laboratory of Biotechnology, Genetic Resources and Plant and Animal Breeding (BIORAVE), National High School of Biosciences and Applied Biotechnologies (ENSBBA), National University of Sciences, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics (UNSTIM), PO Box 14, Dassa- Zoumé, Benin.
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Dadonougbo Eric
  • Dadonougbo Eric
  • Laboratory of Biotechnology, Genetic Resources and Plant and Animal Breeding (BIORAVE), National High School of Biosciences and Applied Biotechnologies (ENSBBA), National University of Sciences, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics (UNSTIM), PO Box 14, Dassa- Zoumé, Benin.
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Dansi Alexandre
  • Dansi Alexandre
  • Laboratory of Biotechnology, Genetic Resources and Plant and Animal Breeding (BIORAVE), National High School of Biosciences and Applied Biotechnologies (ENSBBA), National University of Sciences, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics (UNSTIM), PO Box 14, Dassa- Zoumé, Benin.
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Agbangla Clément
  • Agbangla Clément
  • 4Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Genome Analyzes, Faculty of Sciences and Technics, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin.
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  •  Received: 04 January 2021
  •  Accepted: 22 March 2021
  •  Published: 31 July 2021

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