Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2022

  • Agronomic Performance of Barley as Affected by Biochar and Lime Application on Acid Soil of Hula Hagereselam Sidama, Ethiopia

    Ashenafi Nigussie, Abreham Yacob

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 100-104
    Received: Apr. 25, 2022
    Accepted: May 25, 2022
    Published: May 31, 2022
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    Abstract: Biochar has been shown to improve soil chemical parameters such as pH, electrical conductivity (EC), cation exchangeable capacity (CEC), and exchangeable acidity, and currently, researchers are looking at its liming potential. In view of this, a field experiment was conducted to assess the main and interaction effects of biochar and lime on yield, ... Show More
  • Importance of Wheat Leaf Rust (Puccinia triticina) at Minjar, Moretena Jihur and Basonawarena Districts of East Shewa Zone of Amhara Region, Ethiopia

    Asnakew Zewde Ashagre

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 105-109
    Received: Apr. 30, 2022
    Accepted: May 26, 2022
    Published: May 31, 2022
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    Abstract: Wheat is the major staple food of around 35% of the globes population than other food source cereals. Ethiopia is the major wheat producer in sub-Saharan African countries. The average yield is still 2.78 t/ha, which is lower than potential yields of 3.57 t/ha which is mainly altered by rusts lack of improved variety and limited agronomic practices... Show More
  • Non-inclusive Growth Among Rural Households in Nigeria: A Micro Level Analysis of Income Growth and Equitable Distribution of Resources

    Sikiru Ajijola, Bolarin Titus Omonona, Taiwo Timothy Awoyemi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 110-120
    Received: Mar. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 26, 2022
    Published: Jun. 08, 2022
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    Abstract: This study assessed Non-Inclusive Growth among rural households in Nigeria. Secondary data from General Household Survey (GHS) of 2010/2011, 2012/2013 and 2015/2016 were used. The GHS is a panel data consisting of 5,000 Households) of which 3,347 rural households were used. Data were obtained on socio-economic characteristics, living condition char... Show More
  • Performance Evaluation of Sweet Potato Varieties for Root Yield and Related Traits in South Gondar Zone, North West Ethiopia

    Birhanu Habtie

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 121-125
    Received: Dec. 26, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 06, 2022
    Published: Jun. 14, 2022
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    Abstract: A sweet potato production is not practiced in most parts of North Western Ethiopia mainly due to gap of knowledge and awareness about its production system and benefits; and shortage of improved varieties in the area. So that a study was conducted to overcome such challenges during 2019 main growing season at Dera and Libokemkem districts in North ... Show More