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Diversity and Composition of Homegarden Agroforestry Implication for Biodiversity Conservation in Bure District, Ilubabor Zone, Southwest Ethiopia

Homegarden agroforestry is a multi-purpose agroforestry approach used by rural farmers in and around their houses to diversify their livelihoods and stabilize their food security. Fifty three plant species, disperse into 23 families, were recorded in the study area from highland, lowland and midland Homegarden agroforestry. The Myrtaceae family is the dominant with 6 species, subsequently Fabaceae and Euphorbiaceae family with 5 species. From this finding result, midland agro ecology has a at great height number of plant species per home garden than other agro ecologies. Research design was used to gather data focused on smallholder homegarden agroforestry. It is acclimated describe homegarden agroforestry composition and diversity. One-way ANOVA was applyed to analyze data to compare as well as identify statistically difference between three agro-ecologies. The Shannon diversity index revealed that the midland woody species diversity index (H'=2.94) was higher than the highland (H'=2.91) and lowland (H’=2.89). According to Sorensen's similarity coefficient out of the three home gardens, midland and highland have agreat number of species compositions in common (76%). A relatively low similarity was perceived between highland and lowland. Awareness is required by concerned individuals to keep the multispecies farming system that contributes more diversity of native plant species of this system.

Agroecologies, Composition, Diversity

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Tadele Weldebirhan, Derebe Terefe, Dawit Bekele. (2023). Diversity and Composition of Homegarden Agroforestry Implication for Biodiversity Conservation in Bure District, Ilubabor Zone, Southwest Ethiopia. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 8(3), 50-54. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.eeb.20230803.11

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Tadele Weldebirhan; Derebe Terefe; Dawit Bekele. Diversity and Composition of Homegarden Agroforestry Implication for Biodiversity Conservation in Bure District, Ilubabor Zone, Southwest Ethiopia. Ecol. Evol. Biol. 2023, 8(3), 50-54. doi: 10.11648/j.eeb.20230803.11

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Tadele Weldebirhan, Derebe Terefe, Dawit Bekele. Diversity and Composition of Homegarden Agroforestry Implication for Biodiversity Conservation in Bure District, Ilubabor Zone, Southwest Ethiopia. Ecol Evol Biol. 2023;8(3):50-54. doi: 10.11648/j.eeb.20230803.11

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