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

Assessment of genotype x environment interaction and pod yield evaluation of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) genotypes in Zimbabwe

Ngirazi N. Savemore
  • Ngirazi N. Savemore
  • Department of Research and Specialist Services, Crop Breeding Institute, P. O. Box CY550 Causeway Harare, Zimbabwe.
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Manjeru P.
  • Manjeru P.
  • Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Natural Resources Management and Agriculture, Midlands State University, P. Bag 9055, Gweru, Zimbabwe.
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Ncube B.
  • Ncube B.
  • Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Natural Resources Management and Agriculture, Midlands State University, P. Bag 9055, Gweru, Zimbabwe.
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  •  Received: 06 January 2017
  •  Accepted: 05 February 2017
  •  Published: 31 March 2017

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