African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6863

Full Length Research Paper

Head and lateral length on water distribution uniformity of a PVC drip irrigation system

ASENSO Evans
  • ASENSO Evans
  • College of Water Conservancy and Civil Engineering, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, China.
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LI Jiuhao
  • LI Jiuhao
  • College of Water Conservancy and Civil Engineering, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, China.
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CHEN Hai-Bo
  • CHEN Hai-Bo
  • College of Water Conservancy and Civil Engineering, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, China.
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OFORI Emmanuel
  • OFORI Emmanuel
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana.
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ISSAKA Fuseini
  • ISSAKA Fuseini
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana.
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BRAKO Bismark
  • BRAKO Bismark
  • Department of Agricultural Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana.
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  •  Received: 20 July 2011
  •  Accepted: 11 June 2014
  •  Published: 17 July 2014

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