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

Effect of different levels of NaCl and Na2SO4 salinity on dry matter and ionic contents of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.)

OYETUNJI Olusola Jacob
  • OYETUNJI Olusola Jacob
  • Plant Physiology Unit, Department of Botany, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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IMADE Francis N.
  • IMADE Francis N.
  • Department of Botany, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 19 December 2014
  •  Published: 12 March 2015

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