American Journal of BioScience

Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021

  • Threatened Woody Plant Species and Factor of Threat in Adjacent Area of Babile Elephant Sanctuary, Eastern Hararghe, Ethiopia

    Abdurazak Sufiyan, Tahir Abdala

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 153-161
    Received: 5 September 2021
    Accepted: 22 September 2021
    Published: 5 October 2021
    Abstract: Protected areas plays important role in conservation of biological diversity. Assessment of threatened plant species and factor associated with this threat is of immense importance in managing protected area. This study was conducted on around Babile Elephant Sanctuary buffer zone located. This study aimed at documenting threatened plant species, f... Show More
  • The Ultimate Option for Double Cropping: Evidence from Demonstration of Chickpea (Cicer Arietinum L.) Varieties at Sayo District of Western Oromia

    Bilisuma Kabeto, Hika Tasfa, Demaksa Umer

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 162-167
    Received: 7 September 2021
    Accepted: 23 September 2021
    Published: 12 October 2021
    Abstract: Chick pea (Cicer Arietinum L.) is an important crop in Ethiopia and it’s cropping calendar does not compete with other crops. Though it is important crop, its production is limited in certain region of the country. To hasten and expand its production, demonstration of improved varieties of kabuli type chickpea varieties was conducted in 2018/2019 u... Show More
  • Evaluating the Genetic Variations Among Improved Haricot Bean Varieties (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Based on Their Agronomic Traits and Performing Their Half Diallel Cross

    Getahun Bekana, Endashaw Girma, Abenezer Abebe, Alemnesh Sisay, Desalegn Alemayehu, Kidane Maryam Wagaw, Awol Beshir, Desalegn Chalchisa, Fassil Hailu, Deressa Tesfaye

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 168-174
    Received: 30 August 2021
    Accepted: 30 September 2021
    Published: 14 October 2021
    Abstract: Haricot bean, often known as Boleqe in Ethiopia. It is a major legume crop produced widely all over the world. Depending on the variety, it may adapt to a wide range of environmental conditions, from sea level to almost 3000 meters above sea level. It thrives commonly in warm climates with temperatures ranging from 18 to 24°C. Despite its importanc... Show More
  • Evaluation of Vicia Species and Their Accessions for Forage Biomass Yield in Benishangul-Gumuz Region of Western Ethiopia

    Mulisa Faji, Alemayehu Abebe, Kedija Ahmed, Workeneh Tezera, Diribi Mijena, Gezahagn Mengistu, Gmerium Terefe

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, September 2021
    Pages: 175-179
    Received: 24 August 2021
    Accepted: 15 September 2021
    Published: 30 October 2021
    Abstract: A study was carried out to evaluate four Vicia accessions from 3 species for forage biomass yield performance under two environmental conditions of the Benishangul-Gumuz Region of Western Ethiopia. The evaluated Vicia species and accessions were one V. benghanlensis (6798), two V. villosa (6213 and 6792) and one V. sativa, (5172) accessions. The ex... Show More