African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6862

Full Length Research Paper

Use of cultured indigenous micro-organism (IMO) decomposed liquid chicken manure on the growth and yield of onions (Allium cepa)

Banalya Nathan
  • Banalya Nathan
  • Department of Crop Production, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Africa University, P. O. Box 1320, Mutare, Zimbabwe.
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Tuarira Mtaita
  • Tuarira Mtaita
  • Department of Crop Production, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Africa University, P. O. Box 1320, Mutare, Zimbabwe.
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Sebastian Chakeredza
  • Sebastian Chakeredza
  • Department of Crop Production, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Africa University, P. O. Box 1320, Mutare, Zimbabwe.
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Jefta Tabarira
  • Jefta Tabarira
  • Department of Crop Production, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Africa University, P. O. Box 1320, Mutare, Zimbabwe.
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  •  Received: 02 June 2023
  •  Accepted: 21 July 2023
  •  Published: 31 March 2024

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