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

Agribusiness concerns in large scale processing and marketing of melon in Southeastern Nigeria

Ukonze Juliana Adimonye
  • Ukonze Juliana Adimonye
  • Department of Vocational Teacher Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
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Okeke Amaka Ukamaka
  • Okeke Amaka Ukamaka
  • Department of Vocational Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.
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Ndubuaku Uche
  • Ndubuaku Uche
  • Department of Crop Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
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  •  Received: 12 June 2015
  •  Accepted: 19 January 2016
  •  Published: 21 April 2016

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