Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2018, Pages: 67-74
Received: Nov. 26, 2018;
Accepted: Dec. 13, 2018;
Published: Jan. 10, 2019
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Theophilus Abonyi Mensah, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
Sheila Matilda Ayorkor Tagoe, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
Aaron Tettey Asare, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
Daniel Sakyi Agyirifo, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
Theophilus Abonyi Mensah,
Sheila Matilda Ayorkor Tagoe,
Aaron Tettey Asare,
Daniel Sakyi Agyirifo,
Screening of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) Genotypes for Rust (Uromyces phaseoli var. vignae) Resistance in Ghana, Plant.
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