Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021

  • Review on Coffee Production and Quality in Ethiopia

    Bealu Girma Adugna

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 208-213
    Received: Oct. 21, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 09, 2021
    Published: Nov. 17, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Coffee is one of the world's most significant agricultural commodities. Ethiopia is the origin of Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica L.) and contains a diverse genetic pool. The goal of this review is to provide an overview of Ethiopian coffee production, production systems, and quality. Coffee production is critical to the Ethiopian economy, with arou... Show More
  • Grain Yield Stability of Ethiopian Mustard (Brassica carinata A. Braun) Genotypes Using AMMI Analysis in the Highlands of Bale, Southeastern Ethiopia

    Tadele Tadesse, Amanuel Tekalign, Belay Asmare

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 214-219
    Received: Oct. 20, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 09, 2021
    Published: Nov. 17, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: The presence of significant G*E for quantitative traits such as yield can seriously limit the feasibility of selecting superior genotypes. Thus, the purpose of this study was to investigate grain yield stability and genotype X environment interaction for fifteen Ethiopian Mustard genotypes (Brassica carinata A. Braun) conducted in the highlands of ... Show More
  • Evaluating Agronomic and Essential Oil of African Marigold (Tagetes erecta L.) Varieties Intercropping with Tomato by Its Population Density at Wondo Genet, Southern Ethiopia

    Wondimkun Dikr, Desta Abayechaw

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 220-232
    Received: Nov. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 25, 2021
    Published: Dec. 02, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Intercropping of African marigolds between tomatoes protects the tomato plants from harmful root-knot nematodes in the soil and increase the marketable fruit yield of tomato by trapping different insects and pest attack and the like. Field experiment was conducted to assess effect of plant densities of intercropped African Marigold Varieties on yie... Show More
  • Effect of Integrated Use of Coffee Husk Compost and NPS Fertilizer on Soil Physicochemical Properties and Yield of Coffee (Coffea arabica L.) at Haru, Ethiopia

    Gemechu Chali, Tesfaye Wakgari

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 233-244
    Received: Nov. 16, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 11, 2021
    Published: Dec. 24, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Integrated application of inorganic and organic fertilizers is the main sources for replenishing plant nutrients in agricultural soils. However, selecting the optimum combination of these resources based on soil type and crop species is necessary. In this context, field experiment was conducted at Haru research center to assess the effect of coffee... Show More
  • Soil Acidity Challenges to Crop Production in Ethiopian Highlands and Management Strategic Options for Mitigating Soil Acidity for Enhancing Crop Productivity

    Abu Regasa Gemada

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 245-261
    Received: Nov. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 08, 2021
    Published: Dec. 24, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Soil degradation is the primary restriction affecting many developing countries' agricultural systems. Ethiopia is a developing country in horn Africa that is severely challenged by soil degradation issues. The main processes of soil deterioration are acidification and salinization. Furthermore, soil acidity is one of the primary reasons obstructin... Show More
  • The Current Constraints and Opportunities of Beekeeping in Ethiopia: A Review

    Siraj Shek Mohammed, Abdi Hassen

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 262-268
    Received: Nov. 19, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 17, 2021
    Published: Dec. 24, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: The goal of this article was to summarize beekeeping's constraints and potential in Ethiopia. Beekeeping techniques and some of the roles of this sector in Ethiopia's economy will be covered in this article. Ethiopia is one of the countries with a large honey- producing potential in Africa. Currently, there are three main classifications of the hon... Show More
  • Assessment of Existing Irrigation Practice in Guji Zone of Mid and Low-Land of Southern Oromia, Ethiopia

    Obsa Welde

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 269-279
    Received: Jul. 26, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 09, 2021
    Published: Dec. 25, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Irrigation survey was conducted in lowland and midlands of Guji zone of Southern Oromia, to generate information on irrigation activities as a zone in low and mid-land agro ecologies. The studies were conducted in selected representative areas of Adola Rede, Liban, Odo Shakiso, Seba Boru, and Wadera districts. In sampling techniques the cluster sam... Show More
  • Effect of Sulfur and Bradyrhizobium Inoculation on Nodulation and Yield of Soybean (Glycine max L.) on Nitisols of Southwestern Ethiopia

    Habetamu Getinet, Gebreslassie Hailu, Hirut Birhanu

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 280-287
    Received: Oct. 19, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 17, 2021
    Published: Dec. 29, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: A field experiment was conducted at Jimma Agricultural Research Center (JARC) during 2017/18 growing season to evaluate the effect of integrated use of Bradyrhizobium strain and sulfur fertilization on nodulation and yield of soybean. The experiment consisted of four levels of S (0, 20, 30 and 40 kg ha-1) and three Bradyrhizobium strains (MAR-1495,... Show More