Journal of
Dryland Agriculture

  • Abbreviation: J. Dryland Agric.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2476-8650
  • DOI: 10.5897/JODA
  • Start Year: 2015
  • Published Articles: 43

Table of Content: December 2015; 1(1)

December 2015

Growth, Yield and Phenology of Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) as Affected by Sowing Method, Variety and Seed Rate in the Sudan Savanna of Nigeria

An experiment on the effect of sowing method, variety and seed rate on the growth and phenology of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) was conducted at Teaching and Research Farm of Bayero University, Kano (11058'N and 8025'E) and Dutse Jigawa State (11045'N and 9020'E), Nigeria during the 2009 rainy season. The treatments consisted of three sowing methods (Broadcasting, Dibbling and Drilling), two varieties...

Author(s): Adnan A. Adnan†‡, Yahaya B. Dutse§ and Abdulwahab S. Shaibu†

December 2015

Perceptive policy process for inclusive agricultural extension services for climate change adaptation and mitigation in Nigeria

The peak of international interest in the environment and sustainable development reached at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio, Brazil was followed up in the 2001 Copenhagen Climate Change Summit in December, 2001 and 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in South Africa. Declarations from all the global summits have commonly emphasized sustainable and...

Author(s): Ismail, F. O., Omenesa, Z. E.,Ladan E.O., Tenuche, S.S., Dasat, K. Y and Mosugu J.

December 2015

Milk Yield of Lactating Red Sokot Goat Fed with Graded Levels of Native Browse (Guiera senegalensis) in the Sudan Savanna of Nigeria

A Seventy-two (72) days experiment sub-diVided into three phases was conducted to investigate the effect of feeding Guiera senegalesis leaves (Sabara) on intake and milk yield of lactating goats. The treatments evaluated were three phases of lactations using five inclusion levels of G. senegalensis leaves. The experimental diets were fed twice daily to the test animals. Mean yield of milk...

Author(s): Garba Y, Muhammad IR and Maigandi SA

December 2015

Effect of Water Stress and Variety on Phenology of Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in Sokoto, Sudan Savannah, Nigeria

The objective of this study was to determine the effect of water stress on phenology and identify drought resistance mechanism in bread wheat and also to find out the most crucial stage of growth with respect to water stress in wheat variety. The experimental materials consisted of and two bread wheat varieties (Star 11 TR 77173/SLM and Kauz/Weaver). Water stress was imposed at three critical...

Author(s): Sokoto, M.B., Abubakar, I.U. and Singh, A.