Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2017

  • Effect of Feeding Cotton Seed Cake, Dried Acacia saligna, Sesbania sesban or Vigna Unguiculata on Growth and Carcass Parameters of Begait Sheep in North Ethiopia

    Michaele Yirdaw, Ashenafi Mengistu, Berihan Tamir, Gebreyohannes Brhane

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 149-154
    Received: Apr. 07, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 24, 2017
    Published: Aug. 23, 2017
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    Abstract: The present study was designed to assess the effects of replacing cotton seed cake by Dried Acacia Saligna, Sesbania Sesban and Vigna unguiculata (cowpea) on growth and carcass characteristics of Begait sheep fed grass hay as basal diet and wheat bran as energy source. Twenty four yearling Begait male sheep with an average initial body weight of 25... Show More
  • Study on the on-Farm Pre-natal Nutritional Status of Red Chittagong Cows in Selected Breeding Habitat of Satkania Upazila of Chittagong District of Bangladesh

    Md. Asaduzzaman, Md. Ruhul Amin, Nathu Ram Sarker, Khan Shahidul Huque

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 155-160
    Received: Jul. 16, 2017
    Accepted: Aug. 02, 2017
    Published: Sep. 01, 2017
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    Abstract: The aim of this study was to investigate the feed and nutrient intake, requirement, nutritional status, productive and reproductive performances of pre-natal Red Chittagong cows (RC) under small-scale farm feeding condition. To achieve the aim, a total of ten farmers were randomly selected. Farmers who had at least one pre-natal RC cow were involve... Show More
  • Evaluation of Improved Food Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Varieties in the Highland Areas of Kaffa Zone, Southwestern Ethiopia

    Teshome Mamo Maggo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 161-165
    Received: Mar. 01, 2017
    Accepted: May 03, 2017
    Published: Sep. 05, 2017
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    Abstract: The field experiment was conducted at Alarigata testing site of Bonga Agricultural Research Center in the 2012 and 2013 cropping season using ten improved food barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) varieties with the local check. The improved varieties studied include Biftu, Dafo, Abdane, Dimtu, HB-1307, Ardu-1260B, Shege, Dinsho, HB-42 and Diribe. These var... Show More
  • Effect of Micro-Remediation on Enzymes Activity and Available Nutrients in Chlorpyrifos-Polluted Soils

    Junhua Wu, Xin Chen, Chuanzhou Ou, Chunping Huang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 166-172
    Received: Sep. 21, 2017
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    Published: Sep. 22, 2017
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    Abstract: In order to find out the effect of micro-remediation on enzyme activity and available nutrient in chlorpyrifos-polluted soils and the correlation of enzyme activity, available nutrients and chlorpyri fos residue during soil remediation process, the soils planting Brassica juncea throughout the year, sprayed with chlorpyrifos and treated with bacter... Show More
  • Pineapple Production Status in Bangladesh

    Md. Farid Hossain, Md. Anwarul Islam

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 173-177
    Received: Jul. 11, 2015
    Accepted: Jul. 30, 2015
    Published: Oct. 02, 2017
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    Abstract: This review paper discussed the area, production, yield and importance of pineapple in Bangladesh. Production of pineapple shows an upward trend in Bangladesh. Total 39583 acres (16025 ha) of land was cultivated with the production of 234493 m tones pineapple in 2009-2010. The highest cultivated area, production and yield was observed in Dhaka divi... Show More
  • Impact of Integrated Fertilization (Organic and In-Organic) on Grain Yield of Maize

    Muhammad Bilal, Muhammad Tayyab, Irfan Aziz, Abdul Basir, Bilal Ahmad, Umair Khan, Muhammad Zahid, Naveed Ali

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 178-183
    Received: Aug. 15, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 06, 2017
    Published: Oct. 02, 2017
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    Abstract: Organic manure is a commendable organic fertilizer, as it contains nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and other essential nutrients. The most important factors responsible for low yield are inappropriate crop nutrition management and poor soil fertility. The field experiment was performed to evaluate the impact of different fertilizer (organic and ino... Show More