Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022

  • Largescale Demonstration of Improved Tef (Kora) Variety Through Cluster Approach in Awabel District of East Gojjam Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia

    Anduamlak Assaye Mengesha, Abebaw Adamu Desalegn, Yalew Mazengia Tiruneh

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 154-158
    Received: Jul. 21, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 18, 2022
    Published: Sep. 16, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.aff.20221105.11
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    Abstract: Tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter] is the most ancient indigenous staple food and gluten-free important cereal crop in Ethiopia. In Ethiopia, cluster farming is recently introduced as an extension approach to boost productivity and adopt agricultural mechanization solutions for different agriculture and related challenges. The main objective of t... Show More
  • Response of Tomato Varieties for Yield and Related Traits in Dry Season Using Irrigation at Fogera Plane, Ethiopia

    Birhanu Habtie

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 159-163
    Received: Jul. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 04, 2022
    Published: Sep. 19, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.aff.20221105.12
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    Abstract: Irrigated dry season tomato production is widely practiced at Fogera district and its surrounding areas. However, the production does not meet farmers demand because of they use obsolete tomato varieties: Chochero and Roma F, which are becoming poor performances now a days. Besides, farmers in the areas have information gap on the availability of o... Show More
  • Influences of Three Salinities on the Growth Performance and Digestive Enzyme Activities at Different Stages of Chrysaora quinquecirrha

    Cuihua Yang, Anqi Zhang, Yuli Jiang, Yunzhong Wang

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 164-171
    Received: Sep. 03, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 19, 2022
    Published: Sep. 28, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.aff.20221105.13
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    Abstract: The Atlantic sea nettle (Chrysaora quinquecirrha) has been paid more and more attention due to its high ecological value and commercial cultivation. This study aimed to evaluate that culture salinity levels affected on the growth and digestive enzyme activities of C. quinquecirrha. Three salinity levels (10‰, 20‰ and 30‰) were used in cultured jell... Show More
  • Intercropping Arabica Coffee (Coffea arabica) with Banana (Musa Spp) at Teppi, Southwest Ethiopia

    Behailu Mekonnen, Shiferaw Temteme, Essubalew Getachew

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 172-179
    Received: Jul. 21, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 23, 2022
    Published: Sep. 28, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.aff.20221105.14
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    Abstract: A field experiment aimed to determine the optimum ratio of intercropping Arabica coffee with banana was conducted at Teppi, Southwest Ethiopia, from 2012 to 2016. The experiment consisted of four cropping arrangements (1:1, 1:2, 1:3 ratios of coffee with banana, and staggered planting) with sole stands of each crop, arranged in a Randomized Complet... Show More
  • Growth Performance of Babylon Snails (Babylonia areolata Link, 1807) Fed Formulated Diet in Ponds and Recirculating Aquaculture System

    Minh Duy Mai, Quynh Ngoc Nguyen, Bich Thuy Thi Tran, Bich Duyen Thi Vu

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 180-185
    Received: Sep. 04, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 21, 2022
    Published: Sep. 28, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.aff.20221105.15
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    Abstract: The use of trashfish as food to Babylon snails in grow out farming has recently caused challenges in environment and disease outbreak in Vietnam. This paper is to present the growth, survival, FCR and shell apperance of the stocked snails at size of 0.27 g individual-1 fed formulated diet at a daily feeding rate of 0.8 - 1.2% body weight in recircu... Show More
  • Effects of Sources, Rate and Application Times of Nitrogen Fertilizer on Yield and Yield Components of Upland Rice (Oryza sativa L.) in Northwest Ethiopia

    Habtamu Assega, Tilahun Tadesse

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 186-190
    Received: Jun. 11, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 19, 2022
    Published: Oct. 11, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.aff.20221105.16
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    Abstract: Nitrogen nutrient losses through ammonia volatilization, denitrification, surface runoff, and leaching are causing low nutrient use efficiency in agricultural systems. Split application of N and use of slow N nutrient releasing fertilizers are among the known methods of increasing nitrogen use efficiency (NUE). A field experiment was conducted in F... Show More
  • Plant Tissue and Soil Nutrients as Influenced by NPSB Fertilizer and Plant Population of Maize (Zea Mays L.) at Bako, Ethiopia

    Fufa Anbessa

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 191-197
    Received: Jul. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 05, 2022
    Published: Oct. 31, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.aff.20221105.17
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    Abstract: Plant nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and sulfur are the nutrients frequently limit the yields of maize over the world. Nutrient recommendation should be based on the optimum yield and environmental save that can be through plant tissue analysis and soil test. This experiment was conducted at Bako Agricultural Research Center west... Show More