Bioprocess Engineering

Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021

  • The Effect of Moisture Content on the Performance of Melkassa Multicrop Thresher in Some Cereal Crops

    Dessye Belay, Melkamu Fetene

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: 29 December 2020
    Accepted: 11 January 2021
    Published: 9 March 2021
    Abstract: Cereal grains are growing in greater quantities worldwide than the other crops and supply more food energy to the humankind however, harvesting and threshing operation of such crops are affected by moisture content. Therefore, the main objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of moisture content on the threshing performance. Evaluation wa... Show More
  • Characterization of Nutritional and Process Quality of Some Faba Bean Varieties and Advanced Lines Grown at Bale, South Eastern Oromia

    Shure Soboka, Tadele Tadesse, Amanuel Tekalgn

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 11-16
    Received: 30 October 2020
    Accepted: 13 May 2021
    Published: 4 June 2021
    Abstract: Faba bean is said to be poor man’s meat as it is the most important protein source for most of world’s population. Field experiment was carried out at Sinana and sinja site if Goba districts of Bale highland to see the effect of faba bean genotypes and growing environment on some physico-chemical and nutritional qualities of faba bean genotypes. Fo... Show More
  • White Mango Scale, Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead (Hemiptera: Diaspididae): A Challenging Mango Productions in Ethiopia: A Review

    Belay Abate, Nagassa Dechassa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 17-22
    Received: 17 April 2021
    Accepted: 11 June 2021
    Published: 21 June 2021
    Abstract: Mango considered as a major fresh fruit used in the world and produced in several tropical and sub-tropical countries. The production of the crop has increased at alarming rate in the producing areas to feed its demands increments. It is a major fruit widely grown in Ethiopia and placed on second rank in terms of area coverage. Its production in Et... Show More
  • Xanthomonas albilineans (Ashby) Dowson: Study of Its Genetic Variability in Sugarcane Samples in Cuba

    Yosel Perez Perez, Jose Ramon Perez Milian, Maria La O Hechevarria, Yaquelin Puchades Izaguirre, Yenima Pellon Guzman

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 23-27
    Received: 22 October 2020
    Accepted: 7 November 2020
    Published: 25 June 2021
    Abstract: Four isolates of the phytopathogenic bacterium Xanthomonas albilineans (Xa) from samples taken in commercial fields of different Cuban provinces and two from the cultivar L55-5, artificially infected in the Camagüey and Matanzas Experimental Stations, were used for the extraction of total nucleic acids according to the CTAB protocol. They were ampl... Show More