Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019

  • Anslysis of Heavy Metal Pb, Cd Deposit in Sweet Maize Inbreds

    Guihua Lv, Zhenxing Wu, Guojin Guo, Jianjian Chen

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 105-111
    Received: 6 August 2019
    Accepted: 12 September 2019
    Published: 31 October 2019
    Abstract: China is one of the countries with serious pollution of heavy metals in cultivated land, which caused much loss to crop yield and quality, especially to sweet maize. In order to analyze dry weight of shoots, roots and spikes and the enrichment characteristics of Pb and Cd of 10 sweet maize inbred lines under moderate Pb, Cd and compound stress of P... Show More
  • Potential of Small Holder Farmers Agricultural Practices in Enhancing Soil Organic Carbon Stock and Other Selected Soil Physico Properties at Akaki District, Ethiopia

    Addisu Wakayo, Tokuma Urgessa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 112-120
    Received: 20 August 2019
    Accepted: 26 October 2019
    Published: 6 January 2020
    Abstract: Land degradation and extensive use of agricultural lands have led to the decline in soil fertility. To reverse the nutrient deterioration of cultivated lands, farmers have started employing various conservation agriculture practices. This study was initiated to examine the potential of conservation agriculture (integrated practices such as inter cr... Show More