:I.A.R.T. Obafemi Awolowo University, P.M.B. 5029, Moor Plantation, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Kenaf & Jute Improvement

The Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Moor Plantation, Ibadan, has the national mandate to conduct research into the Kenaf and Jute genetic improvement, adaptation to different agro-ecological zones, improved production and processing techniques and utilization for industrial growth and economic development. Research activities in the Kenaf and Jute Improvement Programme (K&JIP) have focused extensively on the development of varieties that are high yielding and resistant to biotic and abiotic stresses. 

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