Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2022

  • Principal Component and Cluster Analyses for Quantitative Traits in Black Cumin (Nigella Sativa)

    Yewubdinber Lemma, Wassu Mohammed, Sintayehu Adimas

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 67-75
    Received: Jan. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 08, 2022
    Published: Mar. 18, 2022
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    Abstract: Breeding for high yield crop needs information on the nature and magnitude of variation in the available materials, relationship of yield with other agronomic characters and the degree of environmental influence on the expression of these components characters. Multivariate analyses such as cluster and principal component analysis measures the amou... Show More
  • Role of Homegarden Agroforestry Practice in Climate Change Adaptation in Aleta Chuko Woreda, Sidama Region, Southern Ethiopia

    Belachew Tunsisa, Kedir Erbo, Alemnew Muchie

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 76-81
    Received: Jan. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 24, 2022
    Published: Mar. 29, 2022
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    Abstract: Indeed, the adverse effects of climate change are already evident in resource poor countries including Ethiopia. Southern Ethiopia is known with favorable environment for homegarden agroforestry (HGAF) Production practices. This study aimed at examining the role of HGAF practice in climate change adaptation in Aleta Chuko woreda, Southern Ethiopia.... Show More
  • Rate of Stripe Rust (Puccinia striliformis) at Ada’a, Lume and Gimbichu Districts of East Shewa Zone, Ethiopia

    Zewde Ashagre Asnakew

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 81-85
    Received: Feb. 21, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 21, 2022
    Published: Mar. 29, 2022
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    Abstract: Stripe (Yellow) rust caused by Puccinia striiformis f.sp. tritici (Pst) is important wheat diseases causing serious damage on cultivated susceptible wheat variety. The wheat yellow rust assessment was conducted during main rainy season of 2018/19 at Ada’a, Lume and Gimbichu using zigzag method of diseases assessment. Disease data’s, agro-eological ... Show More
  • Registration of Jajo (Acc#28) Small Pod Hot Pepper (Capsicum frutescens L.) Variety for Kelem Wollega and West Wollega Zones, Western Oromia

    Kibiru Kena, Zewdu Tegenu, Alemayehu Latera, Ashenafi Debela

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 86-89
    Received: Jan. 13, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 05, 2022
    Published: Mar. 31, 2022
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    Abstract: Jajo is a common name given for small pod hot pepper (Capsicum frutescens L.) variety with accession name of Acc#28. It is selected out of a local collection done during 2013 from West Wollega and Kellem Wolleg zones and released by Haro Sabu Agricultural Research Center for production in West Wollega and Kellem Wollega Zones of West Oromia, Ethiop... Show More
  • Contamination Level of Arsenic and Cadmium in the Water and Sediments of a Fish Farm: Application of Contamination Indices

    Ali Sanou, Safiatou Coulibaly, Essignan Fabrice Tresor Tanon, Mehinta Baro, Namory Meite, Ange Marie Lydie Guei, Boua Celestin Atse

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 90-99
    Received: Jan. 06, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 16, 2022
    Published: Apr. 20, 2022
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    Abstract: Fish farming is widely practiced around the world. Fish is an important source of protein and contributes to the supply of highly nutritious animal protein in Côte d'Ivoire. Pollution of fish farms by toxic metals can lead to contamination of farmed fish. This study evaluates the content of trace metallic elements (TME), which are arsenic (As) and ... Show More