Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017

  • Gender Disparity in Access to Agricultural Resources and Services (Evidence from Arba Minch Zuria Woreda of Southern Ethiopia)

    Agidew Abebe

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 184-187
    Received: Apr. 14, 2017
    Accepted: May 08, 2017
    Published: Oct. 17, 2017
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    Abstract: The study was conducted at Arba Minch Zuria Woreda. The main objective of this study was focused on the assessment of gender disparity in access to agricultural resources and services. This study covers the two Kebeles from the Arba Minch Zuria Woreda. From those two Kebeles 104 respondent household sware included in this study. The data were analy... Show More
  • Analysis of Genetic Variability Among Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Genotypes for Growth, Yield and Yield Components in Bore District, Oromia Regional State

    Obsa Chimdesa, Wassu Mohammed, Firdissa Eticha

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 188-199
    Received: Apr. 19, 2017
    Accepted: Aug. 30, 2017
    Published: Oct. 17, 2017
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    Abstract: In Ethiopia, a number of improved bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties have been released by different research centres. All of these varieties were, however, not evaluated in Bore District for growth, yield and yield components which are necessary for identification of adaptable varieties for this major wheat growing District. Field experi... Show More
  • Effects of Salinity on Some Haematological and Biochemical Parameters in Nile Tilapia, Oreochromus niloticus

    Naglaa Elarabany, Mohammed Bahnasawy, Gamal Edrees, Rajab Alkazagli

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 200-205
    Received: Sep. 15, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 26, 2017
    Published: Nov. 05, 2017
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    Abstract: Any change in haematological and biochemical parameters could be a predictor of unfavorable environment or effect of different stress factors. The present study was designed to assess different salinity concentration induced changes in some haematological and biochemical parameters in 64 O. niloticus fishes captured from Manzala Lake (Egypt), they ... Show More
  • Floristic Composition and Community Analysis of Berbere Forest, Bale Zone, South East Ethiopia

    Tesfaye Bogale, Demeke Datiko, Shiferaw Belachew

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 206-213
    Received: Aug. 26, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 30, 2017
    Published: Nov. 10, 2017
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    Abstract: The study was conducted on Berbere forest in Bale Zone of Oromia National Regional State, South east of Ethiopia with the objective of determining the floristic composition and community type of the forest. Systematic sampling method was used to collect vegetation data. Seventy two quadrat size of 400 m2 (20 m x 20 m) for trees, shrubs and lianas a... Show More
  • Octopus (Enterocopus dofleini) Liver Extract Displays Triglyceride-Lowering Effect in HepG2 Cells

    Yasushi Hasegawa, Tomohiko Hori

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 214-218
    Received: Oct. 11, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 26, 2017
    Published: Nov. 22, 2017
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    Abstract: Fatty liver disease is characterized by the accumulation of triglycerides and other fats in the liver cells and is believed to be a risk of later chronic liver disease. Diet is one of the key ways to treat fatty liver disease. Octopus (Enterocopus dofleini) liver is eaten in some regions in Japan, but mostly discarded. For utilization of octopus li... Show More