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

Ancient and novel Ethiopian durum wheat cultivars: What is the future for their cultivation?

Wasihun Legesse
  • Wasihun Legesse
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Habtamu Tesfaye
  • Habtamu Tesfaye
  • Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Flippo M. Bassi
  • Flippo M. Bassi
  • International Centres for Agricultural Research in Dry Area (ICARDA), Rabat, Morocco.
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  •  Received: 08 November 2023
  •  Accepted: 06 February 2024
  •  Published: 31 March 2024

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