Volume 11, Issue 3, September 2023

  • Callistemon Citrinus, Cymbopogon Citratus, and Oxalis Barrelieri Extracts Stimulate Defence of Tomato Against Fusarium Wilt

    Dakole Daboy Charles, Dongmo Lekagne Joseph Blaise, Fonkoua Martin, Nguefack Julienne, Irénée Somda

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 82-93
    Received: 5 June 2023
    Accepted: 25 June 2023
    Published: 6 July 2023
    Abstract: In Cameroon, tomato yields remain low due to attacks by pathogens and insects. Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lycopersici (FOL) is a fungus responsible for Fusarium wilt, a disease responsible for important economic losses. To contribute to the control of this pathogen, the stimulatory effect of the tomato defence system of extracts of plants in the toma... Show More
  • On-Station Evaluation of Biomass Yield and Nutritive Value of Perennial Grasses Intercropped with Multipurpose Tree Forage

    Nebi Husein, Meseret Tilahun, Dawit Abate

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 94-99
    Received: 12 June 2023
    Accepted: 4 July 2023
    Published: 26 July 2023
    Abstract: The experiment was conducted at Adami Tulu Agricultural Research Center with the objectives to determine the effect of integration of grasses and legumes on the growth, total forage biomass yield, nutritive quality and identify compatible forage varieties in their integrations with rain fall and supplementary irrigation at dry season. Factorial com... Show More
  • Performance Evaluation of Hot Pepper (Capsicum annum L.) Varieties for Green Pod Yield and Yield Related Traits Under Irrigated Condition in Guder West Showa Zone, Ethiopia

    Ousman Yimer

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 100-103
    Received: 14 July 2023
    Accepted: 31 July 2023
    Published: 9 August 2023
    Abstract: Capsicum (Capsicum spp.) also known as pepper, is a major vegetable and spice crop grown all over the world for fresh, dried, and processed goods. Pepper is the most important vegetable crop in Ethiopia. This study was conducted to evaluate the performance of released hot pepper varieties and recommend the best adaptable and high-yielding variety/i... Show More
  • Status and Significance of Citrus Greening (Huanglongbing) Disease in Ethiopia

    Silas Chiko Sadamo

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 104-108
    Received: 5 March 2023
    Accepted: 8 July 2023
    Published: 22 August 2023
    Abstract: The huaglongbing (HLB) is devastating citrus disease and cause total yield loss under favorable environmental conditions. The Candidatus Liberibacter species is the cause of citrus greening which is carried on Diaphorina citri during feeding of leaves. In Ethiopia citrus are produced in large commercial and small scale farmers. However, the status ... Show More