Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015

  • Physicochemical and Spectroscopic Characterization of Biofield Energy Treated Gerbera Multiplication Medium

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Ragini Singh, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015
    Pages: 57-63
    Received: 11 October 2015
    Accepted: 20 October 2015
    Published: 16 November 2015
    Abstract: The micropropagation technique is used for Gerbera species due to their high demand all over the world as the decorative potted plants and cut flowers. The present study was done to investigate the impact of biofield energy treatment on the physicochemical properties of gerbera multiplication medium. A part of the sample was treated with Mr. Trived... Show More
  • Land Use Practices, Woody Plant Species Diversity and Associated Impacts in Maze National Park, Gamo Gofa Zone, Southwest Ethiopia

    Wegene Getachew Andabo, Feleke Woldeyes Gamo

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015
    Pages: 64-74
    Received: 21 August 2015
    Accepted: 8 September 2015
    Published: 24 November 2015
    Abstract: The most recent attentions in biodiversity conservation efforts have been founded in the identification of land use practices and woody plant species in protected areas. Among such protected areas is Maze National Park located in Gamo Gofa Zone, South West Ethiopia. The Park was selected for this study with the objective of investigating land use p... Show More
  • Yield Components of Adama Red Onion (Allium cepa L.) Cultivar as Affected by Intra-row Spacing Under Irrigation in Fiche Condition

    Sara Belay, Daniel Mideksa, Solomon Gebrezgiabher, Weldemariam Seifu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015
    Pages: 75-79
    Received: 20 October 2015
    Accepted: 3 November 2015
    Published: 8 January 2016
    Abstract: A field experiment was conducted at Addis Ababa University, Selale Campus Horticulture department demonstration farm to assess the effect of plant density (intra-row spacing) on some yield components (mean bulb weight, bulb dry weight, fresh biomass yield and dry biomass yield) of Adama red onion (Allium cepa L.) cultivar in 2014/15 under irrigatio... Show More
  • Plant Species Diversity and Composition of the Homegardens in Dilla Zuriya Woreda, Gedeo Zone, SNNPRS, Ethiopia

    Melese Mengitu, Daniel Fitamo

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015
    Pages: 80-86
    Received: 9 September 2015
    Accepted: 26 September 2015
    Published: 29 January 2016
    Abstract: Homegardens are one of the most complex and diverse agroforestry systems worldwide and played an important role towards the development of early agriculture and domestication of crops and fruit trees. The study was conducted with an objective of investigating the role of homegardens for improved livelihoods and food security in Dilla Zuriya Woreda.... Show More