Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020

  • Performance of Selected Tef Genotype for High Potential Areas of Ethiopia

    Yazachew Genet, Tsion Fikre, Worku Kebede, Solomon Chanyalew, Kidist Tolosa, Kebebew Assefa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 35-42
    Received: 17 July 2020
    Accepted: 28 July 2020
    Published: 17 August 2020
    Abstract: Genetic improvement of native crops is a promising strategy to combat hunger in the developing world. Tef is the major staple food crop for approximately 73 million people in Ethiopia. As an indigenous cereal, it is well adapted to diverse climatic and soil conditions; however, its productivity is extremely low mainly due to lack of high yielder ge... Show More
  • Evaluation of Released Taro (Colocasia esculenta L.) Varieties at Assosa District, Western Ethiopia

    Desta Bekele, Merga Boru

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 43-46
    Received: 1 September 2020
    Accepted: 19 October 2020
    Published: 27 October 2020
    Abstract: Taro (Colocasia esculenta L.) is a herbaceous, monocotyledonous, perennial stem root crop that is widely cultivated in tropical and sub tropical regions of the world. In Ethiopia taro is cultivated in southern, south western and western of part of the country. The title of experiment was evaluation of released taro (Colocasia esculenta L.) varietie... Show More