African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 785

Full Length Research Paper

Effects and economically feasible rates of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers on potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) production for rainy season

Solomon Fantaw
  • Solomon Fantaw
  • College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia.
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Derajew Asres
  • Derajew Asres
  • College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia.
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Aleminew Tagele
  • Aleminew Tagele
  • College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 20 February 2019
  •  Accepted: 02 April 2019
  •  Published: 31 October 2019

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