African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6711

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of soil properties and crop yield under agroforestry in the traditional farming system

Adewole M. B.
  • Adewole M. B.
  • Institute of Ecology and Environmental Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
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Adeoye G. O.
  • Adeoye G. O.
  • Department of Agronomy, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 24 June 2010
  •  Accepted: 12 June 2014
  •  Published: 09 July 2014

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