Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022

  • Growth Performance of Scalloped Spiny Lobster Panulirus homarus (Linaeus) Fed Formulated Diet in Recirculating System

    Minh Duy Mai, Luu Thi Tran

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: Dec. 16, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 04, 2022
    Published: Jan. 12, 2022
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    Abstract: Lobster aquaculture industry in sea cage farming has used seafood as its food leading to challenges such as disease risk, environmental degradation and disaster. This paper presents growth, survival, sexual maturity and flesh quality of scalloped spiny lobsters from a two period culture in recirculating system. In the first period, a number of 2655... Show More
  • Molecular Markers: Their Importance, Types, and Applications in Modern Agriculture

    Werkissa Yali

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 8-14
    Received: Dec. 14, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2022
    Published: Jan. 15, 2022
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    Abstract: To meet the expanding global population's need for food, high-yielding hybrids, varieties, and superior populations of food crops must be developed. This can be accomplished by employing a molecular marker system. Breeders can use molecular markers to choose genotypes directly because they are not affected by the environment. Crop yields must be in... Show More
  • Effects of Pigeon Pea (Cajanus cajan) Intercropping on Sorghum Crop Production and Soil Fertility Level in Case of Harari Regional State (Erer Research on Station)

    Robe Elema, Alamu Tolosa, Frezer Yemane

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 15-20
    Received: Dec. 31, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 19, 2022
    Published: Jan. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: The study was conducted during 2019 main cropping season at Erer research station Babile district PA. Globally pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) is the fifth most important pulse crop mainly grown in the developing countries by resource-poor farmers in drought prone areas and on degraded soils. It is a multipurpose leguminous crop that can pr... Show More
  • Soil Seed Bank Study and Propagation Methods of Selected Gums and Resin Producing Tree Species in Wachile District of Borana Zone

    Sisay Taye, Desta Negeyo, Siraj Kelil

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 21-28
    Received: Dec. 13, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 24, 2022
    Published: Jan. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Gum and resin bearing tree species were one of the very important resources in Ethiopia. Particularly, Borana pastoralists were used these resources as a source of income generation for their livelihoods. However, the resource was declining over a time due to different natural and human made problems. Therefore, it is important to study for its fut... Show More
  • The Current Threats of Wheat Stripe Rust (Puccinia striiformis f.sp.tritici) Disease and the Consequence for Food Security in Ethiopia

    Mandefro Aslake, Assefa Sintayehu

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 29-33
    Received: Jan. 05, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 25, 2022
    Published: Feb. 09, 2022
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    Abstract: Wheat is the fourth most important staple food crop in Ethiopia and grown in a wide range of agro-ecology. It accounts more than 15% of the total cereal output. The country is the second largest wheat producer in sub-Sahara Africa, and the crop is becoming a key strategic crop for improving food security. However, the national average yield is 2.73... Show More
  • Effect of Compost and Blended NPS Fertilizers on Yield and Yield Components of Food Barley (Hordeum Vulgare L.) at Welmera District, Central Highland of Ethiopia

    Worku Ajema, Tesfaye Wakgari, Girma Chala

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 34-47
    Received: Dec. 31, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 22, 2022
    Published: Feb. 09, 2022
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    Abstract: Soil nutrient depletion under losing of soil organic matter consequently continuous cultivation and low input are among the major issues that oblige the sustainable productivity of the yield of barley at Welmera area. A study was, hence, lead to explore the impact of compost and NPS fertilizer combination on yield and yield components of food barle... Show More
  • Effects of Blended Fertilizer Type and Rates of Application on Yield and Quality of Durum Wheat (Triticum turgidum var. durum) in Southeastern Ethiopia

    Taliila Garamu Urgessaa

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 48-53
    Received: Jan. 06, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 28, 2022
    Published: Feb. 16, 2022
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    Abstract: There are several biotic and abiotic factors that hindered the yield and quality of durum wheat in Ethiopia. To solve the problem, the field experiment was conducted during the 2020/21 cropping season to determine the effect of blended fertilizer type and rate of fertilizer application on the yield and quality of durum wheat in South Eastern Ethiop... Show More
  • Relay Cropping Mung Bean by Plant Density and Row Arrangements with Maize on Yield and Yield Components of Component Crops at Jejebicho, Southern Ethiopia

    Wondimkun Dikr

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 54-66
    Received: Jan. 13, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 29, 2022
    Published: Feb. 16, 2022
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    Abstract: Maize is among the most important cereal crops in Ethiopia. Rely-intercropping of mung bean between maize enable to get grain yield of maize instead sole alone. Field experiment was conducted to assess the effects of relay intercropping mung bean at different population density and row arrangements with maize yield components and yield of the compo... Show More