African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12427

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of different concentrations of plant growth hormones on callus induction and regeneration of Shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa)

Aguwa I.
  • Aguwa I.
  • Department of Crop Production, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
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Gana A. S.
  • Gana A. S.
  • Department of Crop Production, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
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Salaudeen M. T.
  • Salaudeen M. T.
  • Department of Crop Production, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
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Tolorunse K. D.
  • Tolorunse K. D.
  • Department of Crop Production, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
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Nmadu J. N.
  • Nmadu J. N.
  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
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Baba K. M.
  • Baba K. M.
  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
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Osunde Z. D.
  • Osunde Z. D.
  • Department of Agriculture and Bioresources Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
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Okafor J. O.
  • Okafor J. O.
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 11 April 2022
  •  Accepted: 31 May 2022
  •  Published: 31 July 2022

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