Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019

  • Evaluating Growth, Seed Yield and Yield Attributes of Camelina (Camelina sativa L) in Response to Seeding Rate and Nitrogen Fertilizer Levels Under Irrigation Condition, Southern Ethiopia

    Daniel Manore, Ashenaf Yohanns

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 31-35
    Received: Dec. 27, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 25, 2019
    Published: May 07, 2019
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    Abstract: Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz is an ancient oilseed crop. Camelina seed can be used as a food ingredient and raw material for the production of oil. The by-product of camelina oil used as fodder ingredient. But there is no information in Ethiopia about camelina production, so that an experiment was conducted at at Lambuda Hossana area, Southern Ethio... Show More
  • Effectiveness of Training on Improved Sorghum Production Technologies, Value-Addition and Sweet Sorghum Perspectives

    Rajendra Rambhau Chapke, Vilas Tonapi

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 36-44
    Received: Sep. 25, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 09, 2019
    Published: Jun. 10, 2019
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    Abstract: Training is an integral part of agricultural development process. The study was aimed to assess effectiveness of training which was imparted to improve competency of extension functionaries with latest knowledge and skills about latest sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) production technologies. In this study descriptive, correlation, regression an... Show More
  • Length-Weight Relationships of Four Fish Species from Qinzhou Harbor, Guangxi, China

    Juan Lei, Jianyong Su, Yongyan Liao, Guorong Cao, Dong Xie, Teng Wang

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 45-47
    Received: Mar. 20, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 26, 2019
    Published: Jun. 12, 2019
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    Abstract: This study determined the total length-weight relationships of the four fish species, Inegocia japonica, Gerres decacanthus, Sillago asiatica, and Evynnis cardinalis, belonging to four families. Fishes were collected using commercial trawls from Qinzhou harbor, China. Samples were collected quarterly from March to December 2017. Total length and we... Show More
  • Carbon Stock Estimation Along Altitudinal Gradient in Sekele-Mariam Dry Evergreen Montane Forest, North-Western Ethiopia

    Asersie Mekonnen, Motuma Tolera

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 48-53
    Received: Mar. 22, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 23, 2019
    Published: Jun. 12, 2019
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    Abstract: This study was conducted to estimate carbon stock along altitudinal gradient of Sekele-Mariam dry Afromontane forest, North- Western Ethiopia. A systematic random sampling was employed to collect tree/shrub diameter and height, litter and soil data. A total of 60 plots with 50m*50m size each with nested plot (1m*1m) size for litter and soil were la... Show More
  • Assessment of the Prevailing Chicken Egg Storage Materials and Length at Rural Household in Different Agro Ecology of Eastern Ethiopia

    Sisay Lemma, Temesgen Terefe, Bezahegn Abebe

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 54-63
    Received: Apr. 26, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 05, 2019
    Published: Jun. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: Assessment of the prevailing chicken egg storage materials and length at the rural household in different Agro ecological zone of Eastern Ethiopia were conducted to assess the existing local egg storage facilities and length under the rural farmers. From two zone representing Eastern Ethiopia and the lowland, midland and highland altitude, proporti... Show More