Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2023

  • Factors Affecting the Ethanol Production from Sugar Beet Molasses

    Attia EL-Makhzangy, Abd EL-Gawad EL-Shawaf, Awatif Lotfy Mohamed

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 32-37
    Received: 13 August 2022
    Accepted: 30 August 2022
    Published: 18 April 2023
    Abstract: Sugar beet molasses is one of the important by products in sugar industry, it in dark brown to black colored and rich source of various polysaccharides. So, it can be used in the production of ethanol by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Data showed that 2% inoculums size was the best size of all tested for molasses media. Where the alcohol production was ... Show More
  • The Effect of Honeybee (Apis mellifera) Pollination on Seed Yield and Yield Components of Brassica carinata A. Braun Shaya Variety in Highland of Bale, South-Eastern Ethiopia

    Temaro Gelgelu Desha, Bekele Tesfaye Dubale, Wendimu Lelisa Soboka

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 38-43
    Received: 15 February 2023
    Accepted: 4 April 2023
    Published: 23 April 2023
    Abstract: Pollination is the most important ecosystem service provided by insects. The study was conducted to evaluate the effect of honeybee pollination on seed yield and yield related components of Brassica carinata Shaya variety at the highland of Bale (2020 to 2022). The study had three treatments; which includes crops caged with honeybees, crops caged w... Show More
  • Highland Maize Technology Demonstration: Evidence from Three Maize Growing Districts of West and Southwest Ethiopia

    Mamaru Tesfaye, Hana Amare

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 44-51
    Received: 2 April 2023
    Accepted: 21 April 2023
    Published: 10 May 2023
    Abstract: Maize is Ethiopia's most important crop in terms of production, and it contributes significantly to the country's economic and social development. The study was conducted in Wonchi, Ejere, and Kersa Malima districts of South West Shewa and West Shewa zone of Oromia region, Ethiopia, to evaluate and identify adaptable improved maize varieties and fa... Show More
  • Effect of Sowing Date of Resistant and Susceptible Faba Bean, Vicia faba L. Cultivars on Orobanche crenata Forsk Seed Bank and Faba Bean Production

    Esmat Mohamed Hussein Hegazi, Wedad Emam Khafagi, Manal Ahmed Attia, Abou Zeid Abou Zeid, Mohamed Awad Al-Eryan, Nagat Mohamed Aly, Safaa Moustafa Abd El-Rahman, Anter Kenawy Mahmoud, Hamdy Kotb Abou Taleb, Amany Moustafa Abu-Shall, Mervat Abo Elhamed Hasaneen, Sania Fateh Allah Showiel

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 52-56
    Received: 7 April 2023
    Accepted: 2 May 2023
    Published: 18 May 2023
    Abstract: The broomrape, Orobanche crenata Forsk (Orobanchaceae) is a serious annual parasitic weed that causes considerable losses in many major crops including faba bean (Vicia faba L.). In Egypt: losses due to O. crenata parasitism may reach 40 to 100%. Despite using several methods to control O. crenata, success has not been achieved. The impact of diffe... Show More