Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021

  • Effect of Weeding Frequency on Yield an Yield Components of Food Barley (Horduem vulgare L.) Varieties at Amuru District, Horo Guduru Wollega Zone of Oromia, Ethiopia

    Dessalegn Ayana, Habtamu Ashagre, Ibrahim Hamza

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 32-37
    Received: Nov. 30, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 12, 2021
    Published: Apr. 16, 2021
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    Abstract: An experiment was conducted to identify better performing food barley cultivar at Amuru District of Horo Guduru Wollega Zone of Oromia National Regional State of Ethiopia in 2016 main cropping season. The experiment was laid down in a Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with three replications. The treatments were factorial combination of four ... Show More
  • Impacts of Bush Management on Herbaceous Plant Diversity and Biomass and, Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen in Borana Rangelands, Southern Ethiopia

    Siraj Kelil Gobelle

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 38-45
    Received: Aug. 17, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 07, 2020
    Published: Apr. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: Bush thinning or clearing rangeland management practice in Borana rangelands considered to have a high potential to improve rangeland productivities and soil conditions, yet few studies have quantified the impacts of bush management on herbaceous plants species diversity, biomass and soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen contents. This study was conduct... Show More
  • Perceptions of Residents of the Kinkole Neighborhood on the Role of Trees in the Peri-urban Environment of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

    Jean Semeki Ngabinzeke, Heritier Kaki Mokuba, Jean-Paul Tasi Mbuangi, Prince Baraka Lucungu, Papy-Claude Bolaluembe Boliale, Jean-Marie Kahindo Muhongya

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 46-53
    Received: Mar. 26, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 20, 2021
    Published: Apr. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: The city of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is currently experiencing unprecedented urban and peri-urban development, which is reflected in the degradation and loss of vegetation cover. There is a real need to conduct sociological studies on trees to help leaders in their decision-making. This research aims to analyze the per... Show More
  • Essential Oils: Magical Ingredients for Skin Care

    Afroza Akter Happy, Ferdoushi Jahan, Md. Abdul Momen

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 54-64
    Received: Mar. 31, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 19, 2021
    Published: Apr. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: It is a natural tendency of human to look them attractive and younger. For this purpose, they largely depend on several skin care products including herbal as well as chemical ones. But chemical ones have a variety of side effects which are not acceptable to beauty conscious people. That’s why, they are highly intended to use herbal ingredients as ... Show More
  • Effect of Row Spacing and Phosphorus Fertilizer Rates on Yield and Yield Related Traits of Mung Bean (Vigna radiata L.) at Fedis, Eastern Ethiopia

    Gezu Degefa, Abdulatif Ahmad, Ketema Belete

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 65-70
    Received: Jan. 26, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 16, 2021
    Published: Apr. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: Determination of appropriate row spacing and phosphorus rate of mung bean can increase its productivity. Therefore, a field experiment was conducted at Fedis Agricultural Research Center during main growing season to evaluate the effect of phosphorus rate and row spacing on yield and yield related traits of mung bean. Factorial combinations of four... Show More