International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2019

  • Effects of Rhizobium Inoculation and Phosphorus Fertilizer Rates on Growth, Yield and Yield Components of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) at Goro, Bale Zone, Oromia Regional State

    Tamiru Meleta, Girma Abera

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 62-70
    Received: 2 April 2019
    Accepted: 17 May 2019
    Published: 13 June 2019
    Abstract: Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) is an important legume crop in Ethiopia. However, the productivity of the crop is very low due to a number of constraints out of which soil nutrient depletions a serious problem. Field experiment was conducted in 2015/16 in Goro, Bale Zone, Oromia Regional State to determine the effectiveness of Rhizobium strains and p... Show More
  • Nematodes Associated with Kiwi Plants in Central Horticulture Centre Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal

    Bijay Chhetri, Janak Raj Subedi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 71-74
    Received: 17 March 2019
    Accepted: 27 April 2019
    Published: 25 June 2019
    Abstract: Plants provide space for the occurrence of different trophic groups of nematodes. The occurrence of nematodes near the rhizosphere of plants, such as parasitic, free-living etc. can determine the survival of plants and finally the production of plants. Altogether 40 samples from the 30 cm apart from the kiwi plants were tested to identify the distr... Show More
  • An Intelligent Irrigation System for Rural Agriculture

    Jerry John Kponyo, Kwasi Adu-Boahen Opare, Ahmed Abdul-Rahman, Justice Owusu Agyemang

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 75-81
    Received: 11 January 2019
    Accepted: 5 March 2019
    Published: 13 July 2019
    Abstract: The agricultural sector significantly contributes to the economic growth of every country. This sector faces challenges with respect to producing the right quantity and quality of food. Most traditional methods used in growing crops are inadequate to ensuring food security. This challenge can be addressed by applying Information and Communication T... Show More