Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 314

Full Length Research Paper

Effects of tillage methods and poultry manure rates on the production of Carrot (Daucus carota L) in Nsukka, Southeast Nigeria

Anozie, C.C.
  • Anozie, C.C.
  • Department of Crop Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
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Baiyeri, K.P.
  • Baiyeri, K.P.
  • Department of Crop Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 13 June 2022
  •  Accepted: 19 September 2022
  •  Published: 30 November 2022


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