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: 409

Full Length Research Paper

Genetic diversity analyses of rice germplasm using morphological traits

Ibrahim Soe
  • Ibrahim Soe
  • Sierra Leone Agricultural Research Institute, Sierra Leone.
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Alex Tamu
  • Alex Tamu
  • Sierra Leone Agricultural Research Institute, Sierra Leone.
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Maxwell d. Asante
  • Maxwell d. Asante
  • Crop Research Institute, Ghana.
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Daniel Nyadanu
  • Daniel Nyadanu
  • Crop Research Institute, Ghana.
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Richard Akromah
  • Richard Akromah
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
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  •  Received: 02 November 2018
  •  Accepted: 20 February 2019
  •  Published: 30 April 2019


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