American Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering

Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019

  • The Significance and Implications of Pesticide Residue on Fruits and Vegetables in Ethiopia: An Overview

    Mekuria Wolde, Solomon Abirdew

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 71-81
    Received: 29 May 2019
    Accepted: 9 July 2019
    Published: 18 December 2019
    Abstract: Crop protection is an essential component of fruit and vegetable production in Ethiopia. Farmers utilize various protection strategies and methods to minimize the level of damage by pests, but among protection strategies pesticide application is the predominant method. There is high dependency of farmers on pesticide control of pests in fruits and ... Show More
  • Evaluation of Sugarcane Genotypes Under Irrigation Based on Genetic Variations and Heritability for Agronomic Traits at Early Selection Stage in Ferké, Ivory Coast

    Crépin Bi Péné, Yavo Mickle Béhou

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 82-92
    Received: 6 August 2019
    Accepted: 30 October 2019
    Published: 25 December 2019
    Abstract: The objective of the study was to determine the best performing sugarcane genotypes tested at early selection stage under sprinkler irrigation, in comparison with a check variety (R579). The experiment was designed following a randomized complete block (RCB) with 21 cane genotypes in three replications. Each plot consisted of five dual rows of ten ... Show More
  • Comparative Analysis on the Proximate Composition of Tubers of Colocasia Esculenta, L. Schott and Dioscorea Alata Cultivated in Ethiopia

    Zelalem Kibret Akalu, Shisho Haile Geleta

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 93-101
    Received: 9 January 2019
    Accepted: 31 January 2019
    Published: 4 January 2020
    Abstract: Taro and yam are used for different purposes mainly used in south western region in Ethiopia especially in Benchmaji, Keffa and Sheka zones of the country and are underutilized foods for nutrition and income in other parts of the Ethiopia. Traditionally, it has been believed that a cure for hyper tension that is used to minimize the hyper tension, ... Show More