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

Characterization of wheat leaf rust pathogen (Puccinia triticina) in some parts of Ethiopia and seedling evaluation of durum wheat (Triticum turgidum) cultivars to the pathogen

Habtamu Tesfaye
  • Habtamu Tesfaye
  • Debre-zeit Agricultural Research Center P. O. Box 32, Debre-zeit, Ethiopia
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Ayele Badebo
  • Ayele Badebo
  • CIMMYT, Ethiopia P. O. Box 5689, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Mashilla Dejene
  • Mashilla Dejene
  • School of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Haramaya University, P. O. Box 138 Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 14 March 2019
  •  Accepted: 17 May 2019
  •  Published: 29 February 2020

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