Journal of
Cereals and Oilseeds

  • Abbreviation: J. Cereals Oilseeds
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6591
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCO
  • Start Year: 2010

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EVALUATION OF NPSZNB FERTILIZER ON YIELD, YIELD COMPONENT OF MAIZE ON DIFFERENT SOIL TYPEs AT RAIN-FED CONDITION AT LAELAY ADIYABO AND MEDEBAY ZANA DISTRICTS

The use of right amount of fertilizer based on crop requirement has a significant importance for sustainable crop production. Study was undertaken to investigate the effects of NPSZnB blended fertilizer for maize yield production at Laelay Adiyabo and Medebay Zana districts. Seven treatments were used for the field experiment. Treatments were without fertilizer, blanket recommended NP (64 kg N ha-1+69kg P2O5 ha-1) and five...

Author(s):Kinfe Tekulu

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Competition indices and monetary advantage index of intercropping maize (Zea mays L.) with legumes under supplementary irrigation in Tselemti District, Northern Ethiopia

An understanding of competitive and monetary indices such as land equivalent ratio (LER), land equivalent coefficient (LEC), relative crowding coefficient (K) and monetary advantage index (MAI) is critical in recommending cropping systems in a given area. To appreciate this, an experiment was conducted in Tselemti, Tigray region, Northern Ethiopia. Maize (Zea mays L.) was intercropped with Soybean and Mung bean in a 50:50...

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Variety x nitrogen fertilizer interaction on striga control, yield and yield related attributes of sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] under striga infestation at Abergelle district, Northern Ethiopia

Sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] an important food crop in Ethiopia is ranked second for “injera” quality next to tef. However, the productivity of sorghum is constrained by many biotic and abiotic factors amongst striga hermonthica (Del.) Benth is the most specialized root-parasitic weed inflicting serious injury by depriving water, minerals and photosynthesis from the host. Striga hermonthica is becoming the major...

Author(s):Fantaye Belay

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Genetic Variation for Grain Yield and Yield Related Traits of Released Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Varieties in Abergelle District, Northern Ethiopia

Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) also known as monkey-nut, peanut, earthnut and goobers, is a major cash crop and widely grown in all the tropical and subtropical regions of the world for direct use as food, oil and high protein meal, and is the second most important lowland oilseed crop after sesame in Ethiopia. However, its production and productivity is considerably low in Abergelle areas, Northern Ethiopia due to...

Author(s):Fantaye Belay

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Effect of Alternaria sp on seed germination in rapeseed, and its control with seed treatment

In present work the role of Alternaria sp was investigated on seed vigor of rapeseed Brassica napus. Seed samples were collected from rapeseed growing regions of Sindh province. The samples were processed for fungal recovery through blotter paper and agar plate methods. Both the methods produced a number of parasitic and saprophytic fungi. Among recovered fungi Alternaria sp was predominant with 16% average infection....

Author(s):Tufail Ahmad Soomro, Muhammad Ismail, Safdar Ali Anwar, Raza Muhammad Memon, Zubair Ahmad Nizamani

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