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

Influence of clam shells and Tithonia diversifolia powder on growth of plantain PIF seedlings (var. French) and their sensitivity to Mycosphaerella fijiensis

Cécile Annie Ewané
  • Cécile Annie Ewané
  • Laboratory of Phytoprotection and Plant Valorization, Biotechnology Center, University of Yaoundé 1, P. O. Box 3851, Messa-Yaoundé, Cameroon.
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Ange Milawé Chimbé
  • Ange Milawé Chimbé
  • Laboratory of Phytoprotection and Plant Valorization, Biotechnology Center, University of Yaoundé 1, P. O. Box 3851, Messa-Yaoundé, Cameroon.
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Felix Ndongo Essoké
  • Felix Ndongo Essoké
  • Laboratory of Phytoprotection and Plant Valorization, Biotechnology Center, University of Yaoundé 1, P. O. Box 3851, Messa-Yaoundé, Cameroon.
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Thaddée Boudjeko
  • Thaddée Boudjeko
  • Laboratory of Phytoprotection and Plant Valorization, Biotechnology Center, University of Yaoundé 1, P. O. Box 3851, Messa-Yaoundé, Cameroon.
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  •  Received: 25 September 2019
  •  Accepted: 30 December 2019
  •  Published: 31 March 2020

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