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

Growth, yield component and yield response of durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L. var. Durum) to blended NPS fertilizer supplemented with N rates at Arsi Negelle, Central Ethiopia

Tilahun Abera Ishete
  • Tilahun Abera Ishete
  • Batu Soil Research Center, P. O. Box 59, Batu, Oromia, Ethiopia.
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Tamado Tana
  • Tamado Tana
  • School of Plant Science, Haramaya University, P. O. Box 138, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 26 July 2018
  •  Accepted: 17 September 2018
  •  Published: 31 January 2019

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