Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2021

  • Practicing Urban Agriculture Is the Most Appreciate Means to Fight Against Famine, Depression, Anxiety and Spread of Coronavirus

    Chanie Derso Misganaw

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 43-47
    Received: Oct. 05, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 20, 2020
    Published: Mar. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: Urban agriculture is the cultivation of selective plants and animals rearing in the urban and pre urban areas for various purposes. Besides self-food sufficiency, urban agriculture is a means of social goodness, economic profitability, and precious environmental health. However, to date, most peoples in the town haven't practiced, and most spare pa... Show More
  • Effect of NPS Fertilizer and Intra-row Spacing Effect on Growth, Yield and Yield Components of Chickpea Varieties Under Midland Conditions of Bale, South-eastern Ethiopia

    Tamiru Meleta, Reta Dargei, Kissi Wakweya

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 48-51
    Received: Oct. 19, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 09, 2020
    Published: Mar. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: Variety and location specific plant density recommendation is one of the agronomic practices used to increase the production and productivity of chickpea. However, there is a blanket recommendation across locations and varieties of chickpea in Ethiopia. Hence, Effects of blended NPS fertilizer rates and intra-row spacing on some agronomic traits of... Show More
  • Effect of Drying Methods on Cup Quality of Selected Cultivars of Arabica Coffee (Coffea arabica L.) Grown in South West, Ethiopia

    Mikru Tesfa, Solomon Abera, Abrar Sualeh

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 52-60
    Received: Nov. 19, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 14, 2020
    Published: Mar. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: Coffee Arabica is an essential commodity to the livelihood of millions of Ethiopians and its quality had critical importance to the coffee industry. A study was conducted to evaluate coffee quality attributes of nine newly released coffee cultivars subjected to open sun (direct sun light) and lath house-drying methods. The experiment was designed i... Show More
  • Evaluation of Ethiopian Wheat Germplasm Against Yellow Rust (Puccinia striiformis) Disease Under Field Condition

    Daniel Kasa, Tamirat Negash

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 61-65
    Received: Dec. 23, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 29, 2021
    Published: Mar. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: Wheat rust outbreak especially yellow rust is the major production constraint in Ethiopia. Arsi Zone is the hot spot zone for yellow rust (Puccinia striiformis (Pst)) particularly Meraro and Bekoji sites are frequently yellow rust epidemic was occur due favorable environmental and higher pressure of inoculums in the areas. Therefore, the objective ... Show More
  • Growth and Yield of Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) Varieties as Influenced by Application of NPS Fertilizer at Ginir, South-eastern Ethiopia

    Chala Gutema, Jemal Abdullahi, Tamado Tana

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 66-74
    Received: Dec. 15, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 31, 2020
    Published: Mar. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: Shortage of improved varieties and soil nutrient depletion are the major production constraints of fenugreek in mid-altitude of Bale Zone in Ethiopia. Therefore, an on-farm experiment was conducted at Ginir, south-eastern Ethiopia, to assess the effect of NPS fertilizer rates on growth and, yield components and seed yield of fenugreek varieties. Fa... Show More
  • Agronomic Performance of Different Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) walp) Varieties Cultivated as Sole and Intercropped with Maize in Chewaka District, South West Ethiopia

    Sisay Legese, Taye Tolemariam, Kassahun Desalegn

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 75-84
    Received: Jan. 04, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 18, 2021
    Published: Mar. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. (Walp) is a legume crop grown for multipurpose uses. There are various varieties of cowpea grown under different agro ecologies throughout the world. The experiment was conducted at Chewacka district Buno Bedele Zone, South western Ethiopia; to identify adaptive and high yielding varieties under sole and cowpea maize ba... Show More
  • Maize Growth (Zea mays l.) Modeling Using the Artificial Neural Networks Method at Daloa (Côte d’Ivoire)

    Kouame N’Guessan, Assidjo Nogbou Emmanuel

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 85-92
    Received: Feb. 23, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 08, 2021
    Published: Mar. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: The growth of maize is a complex phenomenon which involves certain parameters including the number of leaves, the length of the leaves, the width of the leaves, the height and the circumference of the plant. A study of these growth parameters was carried out in the region of Daloa (Côte d’Ivoire). These measurements could show a complexity of the g... Show More