International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2023

  • Research Article

    Extent and Dynamics of Food Insecurity: The Case of Smallholder Farmers in Assosa District, Western Ethiopia

    Teha Romanu Benti

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 175-180
    Received: Oct. 20, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 06, 2023
    Published: Nov. 17, 2023
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    Abstract: Most of the African countries including Ethiopia are often characterized by problems of food insecurity. Despite several efforts made so far to improve the overall food insecurity situation, the challenge is still prevalent problem in Ethiopia. Hence this study was conducted with the specific objectives of examining the extent and dynamics of food ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Experimental Study on the Effect of Low-Temperature Air Plasma Activated Water on Seed Germination and Seedling Growth of Maize

    Zifeng Wang, Tianyi Ren, Minqi Zhou, Shuo Chen, Dexin Fu, Si Qin*

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 181-190
    Received: Oct. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 20, 2023
    Published: Nov. 21, 2023
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    Abstract: Plasma-activated water (PAW), which is produced by introducing non-thermal plasma into deionized water, contains variety of active substances such as reactive oxygen and reactive nitrogen species. These active substances in PAW exhibit sterilizing properties and facilitates intracellular chemical reactions, which holds the potential to enhance plan... Show More
  • Review Article

    Determinants of the Adoption of Small-Scale Irrigation Technology and Its Impact on Household Food Security in Ethiopia: A Review

    Zanaba Adamu Asefa*, Kumsa Negasa Andersa

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 191-195
    Received: Oct. 21, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 06, 2023
    Published: Nov. 24, 2023
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    Abstract: Agricultural technology is among the most impactful areas of modern technology; it plays a key role in enhancing agricultural yield, reducing poverty, and improving national food security. Agricultural production in Ethiopia is primarily rain-fed and depends on erratic and insufficient rainfall. Moreover, the adoption of small-scale irrigation and ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Guinea Fowl Feeding Practices in the Western Tandjile Department, Chad

    Brice Leng Tchang*, Madjina Tellah, Dassidi Nideou, Nestor Odjigue, Michel Assadi, Youssouf Mopate Logtene

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 196-201
    Received: Oct. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 23, 2023
    Published: Dec. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: The study evaluated the practice of feeding in the Western Tandjile Department. Four sub-prefectures (Kelo, Baktchoro, Kolon, and Bologo) were chosen for their guinea fowl potential. A total of 202 guinea fowl farmers were the subject of a cross-sectional and retrospective survey in February 2022. The majority of guinea fowl farming has been practi... Show More