Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2020

  • Further Understanding of Metabolic Processes for Crop Improvement – An Integrated Approach with Reference to Deprived and Developed Countries

    Adhikarla Suryanarayana Rao

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 17-30
    Received: 6 May 2020
    Accepted: 21 May 2020
    Published: 17 June 2020
    Abstract: Food deficiency, particularly protein-calorie malnutrition is a concern in many countries in Africa and Asia. An exhaustive survey of recent research efforts to alleviate the problem has been made. A due appraisal of the existing information has been given. Appraisal and critical analysis of the existing information has been discussed with referenc... Show More
  • Performance Evaluation and Response of Yield Components and Yield of Bread Wheat to NPK Fertilizers at Hidebu Abote District of North Shewa Zone, Oromia

    Abreham Feyisa, Abera Donis, Dereje Girma

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 31-36
    Received: 20 May 2020
    Accepted: 1 June 2020
    Published: 23 June 2020
    Abstract: A field experiment was carried out on nitisols of Hidebu Abote district, North Shewa Zone, Oromia where wheat production is severely constrained by lack of an appropriate rate and types of fertilizer recommendation to evaluate wheat crop response to NPK fertilizer application. Fifteen NPK nutrients levels were considered and applied as treatments a... Show More
  • Effect of Cassava Intercropping with Legume Crops Followed by Sorghum on Growth, Yield and Yield Parameters of Cassava-Based Double Cropping System

    Gebisa Benti, Gezu Degafa, Mohammed Jafar, Habte Birhanu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 37-42
    Received: 24 March 2020
    Accepted: 11 May 2020
    Published: 30 July 2020
    Abstract: Some lowland farmers of eastern Harerghe survive with some grain support from government and different NGOs due to shortage of rainfall and prevalence of drought. In Harerghe, intercropping is well practiced and most of farmers intercrop Khat with sorghum and groundnut, but single production per year. To these gaps the experiment was proposed and c... Show More