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Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2023

  • Genetic Divergence and Principal Component Analysis of Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merrill] Genotypes in Northwestern Ethiopia

    Asmamaw Amogne Mekonen

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 76-82
    Received: Aug. 06, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 20, 2023
    Published: Oct. 14, 2023
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    Abstract: The quantity of Soybean produced and yield per given area in Ethiopia is small compared to the world average capability because of less varied soybean genotypes. The reason at the back of is due to a lack of various soybean genotype available and the genetic potential reduction of released varieties which have been in utilizing. Subsequently, genot... Show More
  • Role of Underutilized Crops in Improving Food Security and Livelihoods of the Households: A Case Study in GutoGida District, Ethiopia

    Dhaba Mengesha Adula, Messay Mulugeta Tefera, Bogale Ayana

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 83-97
    Received: Sep. 07, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 25, 2023
    Published: Oct. 14, 2023
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    Abstract: This study was examined how agricultural diversification using underutilized crops could increase household food security and livelihoods in Ethiopia's GutoGida district. Staple crops are what are raised. Regardless of their nutritional content, productivity and production sustainability, the majority of farmers plant reliable food crops. Farmers s... Show More
  • Research Article

    Response of Blended NPS Fertilizer Rates on Growth, Yield Attributes and Yield of Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.) in Acidic Red Soil Under Limed Condition in Bore, Southern Ethiopia

    Deresa Shumi, Tekalign Afeta, Rehoboth Nuguse

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 98-105
    Received: Sep. 11, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 13, 2023
    Published: Oct. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: The main factors limiting yield for faba bean production in the research area include low soil fertility, which is constituted of low accessible P, total N, and S. Five doses of NPS (0, 50, 100, 150, and 200 kg/ha) were used in a field experiment in Bore at the station of the Bore Agricultural Research Centre. The experiment used a randomized full ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Chilling Hours and Growing Degree Days of Himalayan Wild Pomegranate

    Divya Mehta, Tara Gupta, Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Sanjeev Thakur, Jai Pal Sharma, Parminder Kaur Baweja, Parul Sharma

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 106-113
    Received: Jun. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 16, 2023
    Published: Oct. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: The purpose of the present experiment was to determine chilling hours and growing degree hours of Punica granatum L. in four sites viz., Narag, Jonaji, Waknaghat and Nauni, in Himachal Pradesh, India. More variation exists between sites as compared to the within sites for most of the duration of phenophases. Chilling hour and GDH for vegetative bud... Show More
  • Research Article

    Assessment of Cropping Patterns, Agricultural Practices and Soil Fertility Management in Birendranagar Municipality

    Dhirendra Man Thapa, Keshav Bahadur Karki, Keshar Bahadur Shahi

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 114-121
    Received: Jun. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 27, 2023
    Published: Oct. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: The study aimed to assess the cropping patterns, agricultural practices, and soil fertility management in Birendranagar municipality, Nepal in 2021. A mixed-methods approach was utilized, including structured questionnaires, interviews, and focus group discussions, to collect quantitative and qualitative data from a sample size of 135 participants ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Mean Performance Evaluation and Cluster Analysis in Sunflower (Helianthus annus L) Genotypes Tested at Central Highland of Ethiopia

    Mohammed Abu

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 122-127
    Received: Oct. 18, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 01, 2023
    Published: Nov. 11, 2023
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    Abstract: Developing sunflower cultivars with better performance is the aim of the current breeding program. This study was conducted to evaluate sunflower genotypes along with their standard check for their mean performance and genetic diversity following different biometrician techniques. Twenty five sunflower genotypes were evaluated for their performance... Show More
  • Research Article

    Evaluation of Small Pod Hot Pepper Varieties (Capsicum frutescens L.) at Kellem Wellega and West Wellega Zones

    Kibiru Kena

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 128-133
    Received: Oct. 12, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 28, 2023
    Published: Nov. 11, 2023
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    Abstract: Small pod hot Pepper (chili pepper) is a seasonal plant of the family Solanaceae. It is grown as an annual crop and produced for its fruits (pods). It is one of the most important vegetable crops for fresh consumption (as chilies), for processing and as a spice (for making stew) and it the main source of income. A field experiment was conducted at ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Contribution of Improved Wheat Technology Adoption to Farm Household Income in Ethiopia: Review

    Abune Gudeta

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 134-138
    Received: Aug. 31, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 18, 2023
    Published: Nov. 24, 2023
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjast.20230104.19
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    Abstract: Many African Countries including Ethiopia are producing wheat for both consumption and sale. Wheat is a strategic commodity which generates farm income and improves food security. The aim of this systematic review was to generate comprehensive information about the extent of improved wheat technology adoption contribution to farm household income i... Show More
  • Research Article

    Parthenium (Parthenium hysterophorus L.) Compost Characterization for Plant Nutrient Contents in Ginir District of East Bale Zone, South-Eastern Ethiopia

    Tesfaye Ketema*, Mulugeta Eshetu, Girma Getachew, Regassa Gosa

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 139-144
    Received: Oct. 20, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 07, 2023
    Published: Nov. 29, 2023
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    Abstract: Parthenium (Parthenium hysterophorus L.) characterization in the southeast of Ethiopia, in the Oromia Region, the compost for Major Plant Nutrient Contents experiment was carried out in the Ginir District of the Bale Zone. As a result, the purpose of this research was to evaluate the quality and nutrient content of compost made from parthenium comb... Show More