African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6712

Full Length Research Paper

Soil pH, available P of an ultisol and castor performance as influenced by contrasting tillage methods and wood ash

Nweke, I. A.
  • Nweke, I. A.
  • Department of Soil Science, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State, Nigeria.
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Mbah, C. N.
  • Mbah, C. N.
  • Department of Soil Science and Environmental Management, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
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Oweremadu, E. O.
  • Oweremadu, E. O.
  • Faculty of Agriculture, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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Dambaba, N.
  • Dambaba, N.
  • National Cereal Research Institute, Baddagi, Bida, Niger State, Nigeria.
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Orji, E. C.
  • Orji, E. C.
  • Department of Crop Science and Horticulture, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State, Nigeria.
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Ekesiobi, A. I.
  • Ekesiobi, A. I.
  • Department of Crop Science and Horticulture, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State, Nigeria.
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Nnabuife, E. L. C.
  • Nnabuife, E. L. C.
  • Faculty of Agriculture Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 15 December 2016
  •  Accepted: 23 January 2017
  •  Published: 23 February 2017

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