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Evaluation of the Agronomic Characters of Sweet Potato Varieties Grown at Varying Levels of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizer

@article{Mukhtar2010EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the Agronomic Characters of Sweet Potato Varieties Grown at Varying Levels of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizer},
  author={Aisha A. Mukhtar and Bashir Tanimu and U. L. Arunah and Bashir Ahmad Babaji},
  journal={World Journal of Agricultural Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={6},
  pages={370-373}
}
Sweet potato (Solanum tuberosum), a staple tuber crop in parts of the Sudan and Guinea savanna zone of Nigeria is known for its resistance to drought, vigorous early growth and low input requirements. Increase in population which has resulted to land shortages has led to reduction in traditional methods of maintaining soil fertility. Technologies based on combinations of organic and inorganic sources of fertilizer would produce higher and more sustainable yields than either organic or inorganic… 

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