African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6667

Review

Research achievements and recommendations in crop management for enhancing the productivity of spices: A review

Girma Hailemichael
  • Girma Hailemichael
  • Jimma Agricultural Research Center (JARC), P. O. Box. 192, Jimma Ethiopia.
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Abukiya Getu
  • Abukiya Getu
  • Tepi Agricultural Research Cnter (TARC), P. O. Box. 34, Tepi Ethiopia.
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Behailu Mekonnen
  • Behailu Mekonnen
  • Tepi Agricultural Research Cnter (TARC), P. O. Box. 34, Tepi Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 09 October 2021
  •  Accepted: 13 April 2022
  •  Published: 30 June 2022

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