Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015

  • Future Fertiliser Demand and Role of Organic Fertiliser for Sustainable Rice Production in Bangladesh

    Jayanta Kumar Basak, Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir, Khosrul Alam

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 200-208
    Received: Jul. 31, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 11, 2015
    Published: Aug. 29, 2015
    Abstract: The study finds out the requirement of chemical fertilisers and suggests the role of organic fertilisers for sustainable rice production based upon projection of rice production, consumption, demand and supply of fertilisers for the years of 2020, 2030, 2040 and 2050. The total requirement for commonly used three fertilisers, Urea, Triple Supper Ph... Show More
  • Impact of Mycorrhiza Fungi from Grassland Rhizosphere and Liquid Organic Fertilizer to the Growth and Yield of Sweet Corn on Ultisols in South Konawe, Indonesia

    Halim, Makmur Jaya Arma, Fransiscus S. Rembon, Resman

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 209-215
    Received: Aug. 01, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 07, 2015
    Published: Sep. 02, 2015
    Abstract: This research was conducted in the Abenggi of village, District of Landono, Regency of South Konawe, Province of Southeast Sulawesi and Laboratory of the Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Science Halu Oleo University Kendari, Indonesia took place from November, 2014 untill April, 2015. This study aims to determine the effect of mycorrhiza fungi... Show More
  • Communicating Food Quality and Safety Standards in the Informal Market Outlets of Pastoral Camel Suusa and Nyirinyiri Products in Kenya

    Madete S. K. Pauline, Bebe O. Bockline, Matofari W. Joseph, Muliro S. Patrick, Mangeni B. Edwin

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 216-221
    Received: Jul. 20, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 04, 2015
    Published: Sep. 03, 2015
    Abstract: The foods pastoral women process using indigenous knowledge have potential to enhance food security to households and health benefits to consumers but safety and quality concerns of consumers presents market barriers. This could be addressed through communicating food quality and safety standards. However, there are challenges in reaching the actor... Show More
  • Beekeeping Practice and Forest Conservation in Gwer-West Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria

    Francis Sarwuan Agbidye, Thompson Orya Hyamber

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 222-227
    Received: Jul. 29, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 27, 2015
    Published: Sep. 14, 2015
    Abstract: The research was conducted in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria as to ascertain the number of beekeepers in the area, identify the beekeeping methods used, the quantity of honey produced, the income generated, bee plants in the area, conservation methods used, and the challenges faced by beekeepers in the study area. Multi-sta... Show More
  • Land Suitability Evaluation for Plantation Forest Development Based on Multi-criteria Approach

    Aminuddin Mane Kandari, Safril Kasim, Muh. Aswar Limi, Jufri Karim

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 228-238
    Received: Sep. 07, 2015
    Accepted: Sep. 28, 2015
    Published: Oct. 12, 2015
    Abstract: Information of land suitability is needed to prioritize suitable forest plantation for land use development. This is important to increase land productivity and eficiency on forest management decision making process. This research aimed to: (1) to evaluate land suitability based on pedo-agroclimate characteristics for plantation forest development;... Show More