Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2020

  • Overview of Epidemiology, Biology and Integrated Management of Chocolate Spot (Botrytis fabae) of Faba Bean in Ethiopia

    Damtew Atnafu, Daniel Keskse

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 22-27
    Received: Jan. 12, 2020
    Accepted: Feb. 24, 2020
    Published: May 19, 2020
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    Abstract: Chocolate spot is a serious disease that cause yield reduction on Faba bean crop, thus, effective management is essential. The objective of this review work was to review available to manage chocolate spot of faba bean with host resistance and fungicides. There are many biotic and abiotic factors which hampers Faba bean production in Ethiopia. From... Show More
  • Optimizing Sowing Date for the Productivity of Durum Wheat (Triticum turgidum L. var. Durum) in Central Highland of Ethiopia

    Bizuwork Tafes Desta, Almaz Meseret Gezahegn, Sisay Eshetu, Abuhay Takele

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 28-32
    Received: Feb. 01, 2020
    Accepted: Feb. 21, 2020
    Published: May 19, 2020
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    Abstract: The field experiments were carried out at Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Center during the main cropping season between 2015 and 2017 to determine best sowing date for durum wheat productivity. The treatments were consisted of a factorial combination of four sowing date (late-June, mid-July, Late-July and mid-August) and two durum wheat varieties... Show More
  • Determinant of Rainfed and Dry Seasons Rice Farming in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria

    Obianefo Chukwujekwu Aloysius, Anarah Emeka Samuel, Osuafor Ogonna Olive, Anumudu Oluchi Odinaka

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 33-38
    Received: Dec. 01, 2019
    Accepted: Dec. 16, 2019
    Published: May 19, 2020
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    Abstract: The study on the determinant of rain-fed and dry season rice farming in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria estimated the production function of rice farmers at rain-fed, as well as at dry season. The study equally looked at the challenges confronting rice farmers in the study area at both season. A well-structured questionnair... Show More