American Journal of Plant Biology

Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023

  • The Effect of Sugarcane Portions and Varieties on Growth, Yield and Quality of Sugarcane (Saccharum spp. L) in Western Ethiopia

    Rebuma Gutu, Teshome Gutu, Kinde Lamessa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 75-82
    Received: Aug. 08, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 04, 2023
    Published: Oct. 08, 2023
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    Abstract: A field experiment was conducted from January2020 to February 2021 at Finchaa Sugar Factory with the objective of to investigate the effect of sugarcane portion and varieties on the growth, yield and quality of sugarcane. The experiment was laid out in RCBD with three replications in factorial combination of four sugarcane varieties (B80-250, C86-5... Show More
  • Research Article

    Determinants of Technical Efficiency of Head Cabbage Producer Farmers in West Arsi Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia

    Asfaw Negesse Senbeta*, Beriso Bati Bukul, Shimalis Gizachew Daselegn, Yassin Esmael Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 83-92
    Received: Oct. 29, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 14, 2023
    Published: Nov. 29, 2023
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    Abstract: This study investigated technical efficiency head cabbage produce farmers in West Arsi Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia. Semi-structured questionnaires were used to collect data from 117 respondents randomly selected from Shashamane and Kofale districts in West Arsi Zone. A stochastic production frontier function was fitted to the sample households. T... Show More
  • Research Article

    Performance Evaluation of Drought Tolerant Hybrid Maize (Zea mays) Varieties in East Hararghe Zone, Ethiopia

    Zeleke Legesse*, Jifara Gudeta, Fikadu Tadesse, Birhanu Diribsa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 93-96
    Received: Aug. 23, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 21, 2023
    Published: Dec. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: Maize is one of a major crop in Ethiopia in production, consumption and income generation for both resource constrained men and women. The experiment was conducted moisture deficit areas of East Hararghe namely Fadis and Erer in 2019/20 and 2020/21 cropping seasons. The study was done with the objectives of to evaluate the performance of hybrid mai... Show More
  • Review Article

    Status of Tea [Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze] Industry; Research Attainments, and Future Scenarios in Ethiopia: A Review

    Mohammedsani Zakir*, Melaku Addisu, Desalegn Alemayehu, Dawit Merga, Lemi Beksisa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 97-105
    Received: Oct. 04, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 08, 2023
    Published: Dec. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: Tea is one of the most popular cash crop and lowest cost beverages in the world, and consumed more than three billion cups daily worldwide. It is a new crop to Ethiopia which introduced in the early 19th century. The main objectives of government commencement to a tea industry were to be self-sufficient in domestic consumption and save the foreign ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Effect of Foliar Application of Boron on Water Stress Tolerance in Pearl Millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.)

    Soumaila Sounakoye Illiassa*, Daouda Ousmane Sani, Mounkaila Boureima Mouhamadou, Sani Daouda Abdou Razak, Lawali Maman Nassourou, Mouhamadou Adamou Nassirou, Zangui Hamissou

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 106-112
    Received: Nov. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 05, 2023
    Published: Dec. 18, 2023
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    Abstract: Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.) is presented as one of the best tolerant cereal to abiotic stress. It is an essential component of food security in arid and semi-arid environments like Niger country. However, it is facing increasingly difficulties to withstand the effects of recent climate change. Pearl millet is exclusively cultivate... Show More