African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6712

Full Length Research Paper

Characteristics of three morphotypes of Solenostemon rotundifolius [(Poir.) J. K. Morton] based on qualitative morphological traits

Romaric, K. Nanema
  • Romaric, K. Nanema
  • Department of Plant Biology and Plant Physiology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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Pauline Bationo-Kando
  • Pauline Bationo-Kando
  • Department of Plant Biology and Plant Physiology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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Mahamadi Hamed Ouedraogo
  • Mahamadi Hamed Ouedraogo
  • Department of Plant Biology and Plant Physiology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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Nerbewendé Sawadogo
  • Nerbewendé Sawadogo
  • Department of Plant Biology and Plant Physiology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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Daniel Nyadanu
  • Daniel Nyadanu
  • Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Aminata Hamidou
  • Aminata Hamidou
  • Department of Plant Biology and Plant Physiology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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Renan Ernest Traore
  • Renan Ernest Traore
  • Department of Plant Biology and Plant Physiology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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Zakaria Kiebre
  • Zakaria Kiebre
  • Department of Plant Biology and Plant Physiology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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Mahamadou Sawadogo
  • Mahamadou Sawadogo
  • Department of Plant Biology and Plant Physiology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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Jean-Didier Zongo
  • Jean-Didier Zongo
  • Department of Plant Biology and Plant Physiology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, University of Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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  •  Received: 03 May 2018
  •  Accepted: 30 May 2018
  •  Published: 28 June 2018

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