American Journal of Plant Biology

Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Report

    Evaluation of Weed Management Practices in Maize (Zea mays) at Metu, Ethiopia

    Tigist Bidira*, Nagassa Dechassa

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 24 January 2024
    Accepted: 8 February 2024
    Published: 27 February 2024
    Abstract: A field experiment was conducted at Metu Agricultural sub – centre on station in 2015 and 2016 cropping seasons to evaluate the effectiveness and economic feasibility of weed management methods on maize grain yield at Metu area. BH 661 at 25 kg/ha used as seed source. The experiment comprised of nine treatments laid out in randomized complete block... Show More
  • Review Article

    Review on Pretreatment Techniques of Grass Pea Seeds for Reduction of Antinutritional Factors and β-Diaminopropionic (β-ODAP) Contents from Seeds

    Bekele Kuma*, Ashenafi Shiferaw

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 9-15
    Received: 29 December 2023
    Accepted: 24 January 2024
    Published: 7 March 2024
    Abstract: Grass peas are one of the most nutritious foods and are widely harvested and consumed in many developing countries. They are an inexpensive source of protein and contain large amounts of essential amino acids. The potential of grass peas to improve food security, nutrition and household income generation remains largely untapped. However, the natur... Show More
  • Research Article

    Calculating Growing Degree Days for Different Inbridlines of Maize (Zea mays. L) at Mid Altitude of Ethiopia, Bako

    Megersa Bayisa Debelo*

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 16-22
    Received: 12 February 2024
    Accepted: 27 February 2024
    Published: 13 March 2024
    Abstract: Comparing hybrid maize to open-pollinated varieties, the former is widely recognized for its higher producing capacity. However, the production potential of hybrids varies depending on the region and the season. Maize inbreed lines are relatively week and low in yield when compared to hybrid formed from them and open pollinated variety. Hence their... Show More