American Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience

  • Performance of Sesame Variety in moisture-deficit areas

    Performance of Sesame Variety in moisture-deficit areas of Wollo, Ethiopia Mekonnen Misganaw and Arega Gashaw Sirinka Agricultural Research Center, North Wollo, Ethiopia The field experiments was conducted at Kobo, Mersa and Chefa testing sites of Sirinka Agricultural Research Center in1999 and 2000 seasons for varieties adaptation and 2004 and 2005 seasons for genotypes selection. The experiments were conducted in randomized block design using three replications with the objectives of selecting adaptable variety for the lowland areas of Wollo. Analysis of…

  • Demonstration of pearl millet technology

    Demonstration of pearl millet technology at Raya kobo and Gubalafto districts, North wollo zone Negussie Siyum1*, Tewabe Mihret, Dessalegn Getu and Mekonnen Assefa Sirinka agricultural research center, Woldiya 74, Ethiopia        Pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R.Br.] locally known as “Bajra” is a nutritious course grain cereal. Globally, it is grown on an area of 34.6 million ha with annual production of 28.8 million tons. Demonstration of improved variety kola 1 was conducted in 2016/17 cropping season at…

  • Development of Rainfall Runoff Modeling in Matlab Environment

    Development of Rainfall Runoff Modeling in Matlab Environment Krishna Reddy YV1 and Sirisha Adamala2 1Research Assistant, Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA), Hyderabad, Telangana. 2Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Engineering, Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research University (VFSTRU), Vadlamudi (Guntur), Andhra Pradesh The aim of this study is to understand the basic concept and parameters of rainfall-runoff model, and how that concept applies in model as well. And familiar with how to build/develop the models of rainfall-runoff, with…

  • Orobanche Species distribution and severity of infested areas

    Orobanche Species distribution and severity of infested areas in south and north Wollo zones of Amhara region, Ethiopia Mekonnen Misganaw, Wondesen Dagnachew, Genet Kebede and Abebe Ayalew Sirinka Agricultural Research Center P.O.Box 74, Woldiya, ETHIOPIA Broomrapes (Orobanche species) are obligate holoparasitic flowering plant. Orobanche species are root parasite which can damage the crops underground before the weed emerged. Complete faba bean yield loss by this weed forced farmers to replace faba bean by cereal crops. The distribution of the weed…

  • Climatic factors and cotton production

    Different statistical methods to collect information about the adverse effects of climatic factors on cotton production Zakaria M. Sawan Cotton Research Institute, Agricultural Research Center, Ministry of Agriculture & Land Reclamation, 9 Gamaa Street, 12619, Giza, Egypt This study investigates the statistical relationship between various climatic factors and overall flower and boll production. Also, predicting effects of climatic factors during different convenient intervals (in days) on cotton flower and boll production compared with daily observations. Further, collects information about the…