Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Volume 12, Issue 5, October 2023

  • Field Pea (Pisum sativum) Diseases of Major Importance and Their Management in Ethiopia, a Review

    Zenebe Wubshet Hordofa, Zelalem Tamiru

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 134-144
    Received: Aug. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 15, 2023
    Published: Sep. 27, 2023
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    Abstract: The field pea (Pisum sativum), is a significant legume crop that enhances soil fertility while providing curtail human nourishment. However, due to biotic factors like diseases, its productivity is quite low (1.67 t/ha). Hence, the objective of this study is to provide insight into the economic significance, distribution, and current management str... Show More
  • Evaluation Effect of Different Organic Fertilizers and NP Rate on Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Yield and Yield Components in Lume District

    Mekonnen Workineh Lindi

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 145-154
    Received: Aug. 15, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 05, 2023
    Published: Oct. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: Low oil fertility was one of the major limiting factors for wheat yield reduction. As a result, inorganic fertilizers are commonly supplied to the crop. However, continuous and sole use of inorganic fertilizers may lead to; deterioration in soil chemical, physical and biological properties. Therefore, the study aimed at investigation of integrated ... Show More
  • A Review of the Response of the Faba Bean to the Integrated Use of Inorganic and Organic Fertilization in Ethiopian Soil

    Mohammed Kedir

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 155-162
    Received: Sep. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 18, 2023
    Published: Oct. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: The faba bean is important for both human and animal feed as well as for enhancing soil fertility. Despite having numerous advantages, the faba bean crop's productivity is significantly lower than its potential and is restricted by a number of limiting constraints in Ethiopia. Therefore, the objective of this review was to evaluate the integrated e... Show More
  • Review Article

    Early Germination and Growth Trial of Anogeissus leiocarpus Seeds Sourced from Three Locations in Nigeria

    Olumuyiwa James Jayeoba, Kuje Emmanuel Dauda, Odunayo James Rotowa, Luke Olawole Falade, Umar Danlami Abass, Ibrahim Ibrahim Osagye, Badarudeen Sani Abdulazeez, Fada Rinse Leni

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 5, Sep. 27, 2023
    Pages: 163-171
    Received: Aug. 27, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 13, 2023
    Published: Oct. 14, 2023
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    Abstract: The study investigated early germination and growth trial of Anogeissus leiocarpus. The seeds were collected from three locations; (Akwanga, Nasarawa State, Zaria, Kaduna State and Toro Bauchi State). Seeds were soaked in cold water for 24 hours before sowing in germination beds accordance to specification of location. Three beds for each location.... Show More