American Journal of Plant Biology

Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2022

  • Status, Prevalence and Management of Maize (Zea mays L.) Lethal Necrosis Disease in Ethiopia: A Review

    Debela Diro, Lemi Yadesa

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 170-176
    Received: 8 September 2022
    Accepted: 12 October 2022
    Published: 28 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajpb.20220704.11
    Abstract: The most important and the first rank crop in production and productivity in Ethiopia is maize which is also the second-largest crop in terms of area coverage after teff. However, viral infections that were introduced during the 2013/2014 growing season in the area of the Upper Awash Valley are severely limiting its productivity in Ethiopia. Later ... Show More
  • Herbage Accumulation and Nutritive Value of Desho Grass (Pennisetum pedicellatum) in Midland and Highland Agro-Ecologies of Eastern Oromia, Ethiopia

    Tolera Fikadu, Melese Furgasa, Worku Bekuma, Wubshet Tesfaye, Fraol Legesse

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 177-182
    Received: 20 July 2022
    Accepted: 7 November 2022
    Published: 16 November 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajpb.20220704.12
    Abstract: Determining the forage yield and nutritional value of forage crops constitutes prerequisite to improve the productivity of livestock. Thus, identifying the grass lines to the specific agro-ecology can help to reduce the feed gap in Eastern Oromia. The experiment was carried out at midland and highland agro ecologies of East Hararghe zone of Oromia ... Show More