Advances in Research, ISSN: 2348-0394,Vol.: 8, Issue.: 3
Short Research Article
Variety and NPK Rate Effect on Growth and Yield of Cabbage (Brassica oleracea L.) in the Bediese Soil Series at Asante Mampong in Ghana
Kwame Nkrumah Hope1*, Mohammed Mujitaba Dawuda2,3 and Alex Otabil1
1Department of Crop and Soil Science Education, University of Education, Winneba, Mampong, Ghana.
2Department of Vegetable Science, College of Horticulture, Gansu Agriculture University, China.
3Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, University for Development Studies, Ghana.
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Average Peer review marks at initial stage: 7.75/10
Average Peer review marks at publication stage: 9/10