Journal of
Dryland Agriculture

  • Abbreviation: J. Dryland Agric.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2476-8650
  • DOI: 10.5897/JODA
  • Start Year: 2015

JODA Articles in press

Ecological restoration of pastoral landscapes in the drylands of East Africa

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The East African drylands cover about 47 percent of the land surface and host about 20 million people. Rural people living in the drylands are mainly pastoralists who depend on livestock for both economic and social well-being. During the dry season, pastoralists apply strategic mobility to access grazing resources efficiently. However, this strategy has experienced change and constraints due to various demographic- and...

Author(s):Githae E. W and Mutiga I. M.

Agronomic and Economic Evaluation of Nitrogen Fertilizers types and levels on Bread Wheat (Triticum Aestivum L.) in the Vertisols of Northern Highlands of Ethiopia

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Optimum nitrogen fertilization from the right source is the most important production factors for higher grain yield of wheat. Study to investigate the effect of type and rate of Nitrogen (N) fertilizer on yield of bread Wheat was conducted in Ofla and Endamehoni districts of northern Ethiopia in 2017 and 2018 main cropping season. The treatments consists four levels of different sources of nitrogen fertilizer (Prilled...


Assessment of available livestock feed resources and constraints in selected areas of South Gondar Zone, Northwestern Ethiopia

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This study was conducted in the selected districts of South Gondar Zone of the Amhara National Regional State which represent highland and mid altitude agro-ecology of the Zone. The aim of the study was to identify the major types of available feed resources, determine the quantity of feeds, and identify the major constraints of livestock production. Two hundred ten rural households from both agro-ecologies were...


Effects of In-situ Moisture Conservation Techniques on Maize (Zea mays) yield and yield components in Moisture Deficit area of Dugda Woreda, Ethiopia.

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The study was conducted during 2018 cropping season at Dugda Woreda to investigate the effect of in situ moisture conservation techniques on grain yield and yield components of maize. The treatments comprised of tied ridge, furrow closed at both end and farmer’s practices( as the control). The experiment was laid out in a Randomized Complete Block Design(RCBD) with three replication. The grain yield and thousand...

Author(s):Dulo Husen and Zelalem shalemew

Genetic variation and Association for Kernel yield and Yield Related Traits of Released Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Varieties in Abergelle District, Northern Ethiopia

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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, Hintsa Meresa and Shambel Syum

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