African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 806

Full Length Research Paper

Response of chickpea varieties and sowing dates for the management of chickpea ascochyta blight (Ascochyta rabiei (Pass.) Disease at West Belesa District, Ethiopia

Yigrem Mengist
  • Yigrem Mengist
  • Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, University of Gondar, P. O. Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia.
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Aytolgn Wassie
  • Aytolgn Wassie
  • Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, University of Gondar, P. O. Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia.
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Tazebachew Asres
  • Tazebachew Asres
  • Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, University of Gondar, P. O. Box 196, Gondar, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 23 March 2019
  •  Accepted: 26 April 2019
  •  Published: 31 August 2019


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