Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016

  • Socio Economic Conditions of the Hatchery Labors in Chanchra Area of Jessor District in Bangladesh

    Tahmina Siddika, Ripon Kumar Adhikary, Md. Hasan-Uj-Jaman, Shoumo Khondoker, Nazia Tabassum, Md. Farid Uz Zaman

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 30-36
    Received: Apr. 28, 2016
    Accepted: May 06, 2016
    Published: May 23, 2016
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    Abstract: The study was conducted on the hatchery labors in some selected area of Jessore Sadar Upazila in Bangladesh under the district of Jessore by using a logical questionnaire on socio-economic condition of hatchery labor. The main objective of the study is to know the socio-economic condition of the hatchery labors in some selected area of Chanchra reg... Show More
  • Ground Water Level Fluctuation and Its Impact on Irrigation Cost at Jessore Sadar of Bangladesh

    G. M. Abdur Rahman, Md. Jamal Faruque, Mehedi Hashan Sohel, Abu Sayed

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 37-42
    Received: Apr. 16, 2016
    Accepted: May 03, 2016
    Published: May 25, 2016
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    Abstract: The study was conducted to access the ground water level fluctuation and impacts on irrigation cost of Jessore sadar and Jhikargacha upazilla. Questionnaire survey and Key Information Interview (KII) were done to collect primary data from local farmers, pump operator, DAE officials and personnel from BADC. The secondary data were collected from BAD... Show More
  • Determination of Appropriate Planting Time for Dekoko (Pisum sativum var. abyssinicum) Productivity Improvement in Raya Valley, Northern Ethiopia

    Berhane Sibhatu, Hayelom Berhe, Gebremeskel Gebrekorkos, Kasaye Abera

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 43-47
    Received: Apr. 15, 2016
    Accepted: Apr. 22, 2016
    Published: Jun. 04, 2016
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    Abstract: Dekoko is highly appreciated by the local people for its taste and high market value. However, productivity of Dekoko is limited by improper planting time. An experiment on Dekoko planting time was, therefore, conducted in 2013 and 2014 cropping seasons to determine the appropriate planting time of Dekoko that maximizes its productivity under rain ... Show More
  • Improving Rice Yield in Tidal Floodplain: Optimizing Seedling Age and Transplanting Date

    Abdul Hamid, M. Jafar Ullah, M. A. Siddique, M. Ali Akbar, M. Matiar Rahman, M. G. Neogi, M. Faruque H. Mollah, M. Abdur Razzaque, M. Ashraf Hossain

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 48-56
    Received: Apr. 28, 2016
    Accepted: May 19, 2016
    Published: Jun. 06, 2016
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    Abstract: Major constraint of growing rice in south central coastal region of Bangladesh is the tidal submergence of land and crops. Indigenous rice is generally grown in tidal floodplain harvesting poor yield. Transplanting seedlings of optimum age on appropriate date may potentially increase rice yield. We carried out on-farm trials for evaluating growth a... Show More
  • Assessment of Mango Pests, Diseases and Orchard Management Practices in West Nile Zone of Uganda

    Dan Acema, Baron Asiku, Emmanuel Odama, Dickson Egama

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 57-63
    Received: May 19, 2016
    Accepted: May 28, 2016
    Published: Jun. 07, 2016
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    Abstract: Exotic mango varieties can improve the livelihood security and increase profitability of mango growers in Uganda. There are however, several factors like pests, diseases and orchard management practices which limit mango production and productivity. The study sought to investigate farmers’ knowledge and perceptions of mango pests and diseases and o... Show More
  • Current Situation of Cassava Production, Constraints and Opportunities in Cambodia

    Ou Wenjun, Li Maofen, Tin Maung Aye, Sinath Srey

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 64-70
    Received: Jun. 07, 2016
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    Published: Jun. 08, 2016
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    Abstract: Within the framework of Cambodia-China-UNDP South-South Cooperation Cassava Project Phase II, the need assessment of cassava production in Cambodia was carried out in order to understand the current situation of the cultivation practices of cassava. A survey was conducted with 138 cassava growers in two provinces (Kampong Cham and Pailin) to unders... Show More
  • Enhancement of Colonisation of Soybean Roots by Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Using Vermicompost and Biochar

    Njunge Leah Wathira, Wachira Peter, Okoth Sheila

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 71-78
    Received: Jun. 06, 2016
    Accepted: Jun. 16, 2016
    Published: Jun. 30, 2016
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    Abstract: Pollution and contamination of soil is one of the major concerns in the world today. Excessive use of synthetic fertilisers has caused tremendous harm to the environment and the human population indirectly. Chemical residues accumulated in crops that find their way to into the human food chain have been found to have adverse health effects. Enrichm... Show More
  • The Women’s Preference for the Management Patterns of Farmland Water Conservation and Their Willing of PIM in Chinese Grain-Producing Areas

    Fang Luo, Miao Tian, Lijun Chen, Dan Xu, Qing Wang, Yewang Zhou

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 79-86
    Received: Jul. 11, 2016
    Accepted:
    Published: Jul. 12, 2016
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    Abstract: The Chinese grain-producing areas undertake the heavy responsibility for the national food security, and the management patterns of farmland water conservation play a decisive role in the grain yield. Women are the main force of agriculture production at most areas. The research from the perspective of female, the vulnerable group has important pra... Show More