Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 8, Issue 3, June 2019

  • Nutrient Utilization and Yield Response of Lentil (Lens culinaris Medikus) to Rhizobium Inoculant and Sulphur Fertilization

    Gebrekidan Feleke Mekuria, Walelign Worku, Asnake Fikre Woldemedhin

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, June 2019
    Pages: 64-72
    Received: 7 May 2019
    Accepted: 13 June 2019
    Published: 18 July 2019
    Abstract: Lentil (Lens culinaris Medikus) is a major food crop in Ethiopian. It is affordable protein source and important in sustaining soil fertility through nitrogen fixation. However, its current national productivity of 1.46 t ha-1 is lower than its potential due to inadequate agronomic management practices, nutrient imbalance and lack of indigenous or ... Show More
  • Analyzing Constraints and Opportunities of Urban Agriculture in the Greenbelt of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

    Delphine Bernadette Ouédraogo, Bassirou Belem, Delwendé Innocent Kiba, Zacharia Gnankambary, Hassan Bismarck Nacro, Papaoba Michel Sedogo

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, June 2019
    Pages: 73-80
    Received: 17 June 2019
    Accepted: 10 July 2019
    Published: 23 July 2019
    Abstract: Urban agriculture (UA) is seen as one of the solutions for ensuring food security in African cities, but it remains marginalized. In Burkina Faso, it is not explicitly taken into account in Agricultural Development Plans. Here we analyze the opportunities and constraints related to the practice of UA in the Green belt of Ouagadougou and provide inf... Show More