American Journal of BioScience

Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021

  • Low-cost Rice Husk Ash and Silica for Chromium Ion Sorption from Aqueous System: Characterisation and Kinetics

    Adelagun Ruth Olubukola Ajoke

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 72-78
    Received: 29 March 2021
    Accepted: 20 April 2021
    Published: 29 April 2021
    Abstract: Several materials have been developed and used to remove Chromate (VI) from industrial wastewater before discharge into the environment because of its toxicity and lethality. In this study, low-cost adsorbents (rice husk ash (RHA) and silica (RHS)) were prepared from rice husks purchased locally from a rice mill industry and characterised. While th... Show More
  • Phenotypic Diversity of Ethiopian Coffee (Coffea arabica L.) Accessions Collected from Limmu Coffee Growing Areas Using Multivariate Analysis

    Lemi Beksisa, Tadesse Benti, Getachew Weldemichael

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 79-85
    Received: 17 April 2021
    Accepted: 11 May 2021
    Published: 20 May 2021
    Abstract: Forty seven Coffea arabica L. germplasm accessions collected from Limmu district were field evaluated from 2004/5 to 2013/14 with two commercial check varieties at Agaro Agricultural Research sub center in single plot. The objective of the experiment was to assess the variability among the accessions using quantitative traits. Data for about eight ... Show More
  • Evaluation of NPSB Fertilizer Levels on Yield and Yield Components of Open Pollinated Maize (Zea mays L.) Varieties Under Irrigated Condition in South Omo Zone

    Awoke Tadesse, Muhaba Sultan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 86-94
    Received: 31 March 2021
    Accepted: 2 June 2021
    Published: 10 June 2021
    Abstract: Maize is a significant cereal crop in Ethiopia. However, the yield of this crop is limited due to lack of varieties and blended fertilizer for varieties and site specifications. The use of exact amount of fertilizer based on crop requirement has significant importance for sustainable crop production. A study was undertaken to investigate the effect... Show More
  • Study of Blood Serum Biochemical Profile and Pathological Changes in Haemonchosis Experimentally Induced in Goats

    Ezatullah Jaheed

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 95-104
    Received: 21 May 2021
    Accepted: 7 June 2021
    Published: 15 June 2021
    Abstract: Haemonchus contortus (H. contortus) parasite causes various functional derangements in the host body. This experimental study was established to appraise the remedial effect of Balanites aegyptiaca fruit’s ethanolic extract (BAF-EE) on experimentally induced haemonchosis in goats. Blood serum biochemical parameters and pathological changes were per... Show More
  • Performance and Adaptability Evaluation of Improved Onion Varieties (Allium cepa L.) for Bulb Yield and Some Agronomic Traits

    Awoke Ali Zeleke, Demis Fikre Limeneh, Dasta Tsagaye Galalcha, Gizaw Wegayehu Tilahun, Nimona Fufa Hunde, Fekadu Gebretensay Mengistu

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 105-109
    Received: 9 April 2021
    Accepted: 10 June 2021
    Published: 16 June 2021
    Abstract: Onion is one of the most important vegetable crops in the world including Ethiopia. The field experiment was conducted in Arsi zone at Kulumsa Agriculture Research Center and Ziway Dugda districts under irrigation condition. A total of five improved onion varieties were evaluated in Randomized Complete Block Design with three replications with the ... Show More
  • GGE Biplot Analysis of Genotype x Environment Interaction and Bean Yield Stability of Arabica Coffee (Coffee arabica L.) Genotypes in Southwestern Ethiopia

    Lemi Beksisa

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 110-115
    Received: 6 May 2021
    Accepted: 24 June 2021
    Published: 29 June 2021
    Abstract: Coffee is the main Ethiopia’s most important agricultural export crop, which is providing about 25-30% of foreign exchange earnings. The estimation of stability performance of the cultivars becomes most important to detect consistently performing and high yielding genotypes. Eleven Arabica coffee genotypes were evaluated in southwestern part of the... Show More