African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 805

Full Length Research Paper

Effects of rooting media and indole-3-butyric acid (IBA) concentration on rooting and shoot development of Duranta erecta tip cuttings

Mejury Shiri
  • Mejury Shiri
  • Department of Horticulture, Midlands State University, Bag 9055, Gweru, Zimbabwe.
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Ruvimbo Marjorie Mudyiwa
  • Ruvimbo Marjorie Mudyiwa
  • Department of Horticulture, Midlands State University, Bag 9055, Gweru, Zimbabwe.
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Marjory Takawira
  • Marjory Takawira
  • Department of Horticulture, Midlands State University, Bag 9055, Gweru, Zimbabwe.
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Collen Musara
  • Collen Musara
  • Department of Genetics, University of the Free State, Bag 9300, Bloemfontein, South Africa.
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Tsvakai Gama
  • Tsvakai Gama
  • Department of Horticulture, Midlands State University, Bag 9055, Gweru, Zimbabwe.
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  •  Received: 26 June 2019
  •  Accepted: 05 August 2019
  •  Published: 31 October 2019


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