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Cultivar trials with onion (Allium cepa L.) in the northern states of Nigeria

Cultivar trials with onion (Allium cepa L.) in the northern states of Nigeria

Nigerian Agricultural Journalreceived 1975; 8(2): 169-174

Trials to compare yield and quality of various exotic and indigenous onion cvs in northern Nigeria are described. Yields were very variable but dry season trials greatly outyielded wet season trials. On the basis of yield, skin colour, keeping quality and flavour no one exotic was suitable for the Nigerian farmer.

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