African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6858

Full Length Research Paper

Characterization of sugarcane germplasm collection and its potential utilization for evaluation of quantitative traits

Sally Alloh Sumbele
  • Sally Alloh Sumbele
  • Annual Crops Department, Institute of Agricultural Research for Development, P. M. B. 25, Buea, Cameroon.
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Eltson Eteckji FONKENG
  • Eltson Eteckji FONKENG
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Yaoundé, Cameroon.
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Peter Akongte
  • Peter Akongte
  • Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agronomy and Agricultural sciences, University of Dschang, Dschang, Cameroon.
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Clarence Nkumbe Ndille
  • Clarence Nkumbe Ndille
  • Annual Crops Department, Institute of Agricultural Research for Development, P. M. B. 25, Buea, Cameroon.
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Andukwa Henry
  • Andukwa Henry
  • Forestry Department, Institute of Agricultural Research for Development, P. O. Box 2123, Nkolbisson, Cameroon.
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  •  Received: 20 February 2020
  •  Accepted: 09 June 2020
  •  Published: 28 February 2021

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