Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2018

  • Effect of Spacing on Yield Components and Yield of Chickpea (Cicer arietinumL. ) at Assosa, Western Ethiopia

    Melak Agajie

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2018
    Pages: 39-51
    Received: Dec. 06, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 26, 2018
    Published: May 15, 2018
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    Abstract: A field experiment was conducted in Assosa District of western Ethiopia during 2013 cropping season to determine the effect of different inter row (20, 30, 40, 50cm) and intra row spacing (5, 10, 15cm) on growth parameters, yield components and yield of Desi chickpea. The experimental design was randomized complete block design in factorial arrange... Show More
  • Prospects of Cage Fish Farming in South Western Uganda

    Gerald Kwikiriza, Tony Mwesigwa, Alex Barekye, Ivan Abaho, Ambrose Rwaheru Aheisibwe, Rose Mwesige

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2018
    Pages: 52-57
    Received: Mar. 15, 2018
    Accepted: Apr. 27, 2018
    Published: Jun. 25, 2018
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    Abstract: The study was conducted to identify the constraints and potential opportunities of cage fish farming in South Western Highland Agro-Ecological Zone (SWHAEZ). 82 questionnaires were administered to six respondent groups (current cage fish farmers, potential adopters of cage aquaculture, farmers who have abandoned cage aquaculture, regional and distr... Show More
  • Traceability Management for the Food Safety along the Supply Chain Collaboration of Agricultural Products

    Yuchuan Liu, Hongmei Gao

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2018
    Pages: 58-64
    Received: Jul. 18, 2018
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    Published: Jul. 19, 2018
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    Abstract: The heightened awareness of food-related safety issues among food consumers drives the demand for more information about the vertical and horizontal food supply chain of food products. Transparency in the way agriculture was grown and handled throughout the supply chain process resulted in an important issue of 'traceability' in global food trade a... Show More