American Journal of BioScience

Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2020

  • Survey of Tea (Camellia sinensis) Diseases in Southwestern Ethiopia

    Nagassa Dechassa, Gabissa Gidissa, Legese Hagos, Mohammedsani Zakir, Lemi Beksisa, Melaku Adisu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2020
    Pages: 139-149
    Received: 7 October 2020
    Accepted: 27 October 2020
    Published: 11 November 2020
    Abstract: Tea (Camellia sinensis) is one of the most commonly consumed beverages next to water worldwide. However its production and productivity is constrained by many fungal diseases in Ethiopia. Despite this, there is lack of information on the status of the diseases and lack of knowledge on features of the pathogens associated with the diseases as there ... Show More
  • Diversity of Viruses in Hard Ticks (Ixodidae) from Select Areas of a Wildlife-livestock Interface Ecosystem at Mikumi National Park, Tanzania

    Donath Damian, Modester Damas, Jonas Johansson Wensman, Mikael Berg

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2020
    Pages: 150-157
    Received: 3 December 2020
    Accepted: 16 December 2020
    Published: 28 December 2020
    Abstract: Many of the recent emerging infectious diseases have occurred due to the transmission of the viruses that have wildlife reservoirs. Arthropods, such as ticks, are known to be important vectors for spreading viruses and other pathogens from wildlife to domestic animals and humans. In the present study, we explored the diversity of viruses in hard ti... Show More