Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2023

  • The Groundnut Rosette Disease at a Glance: Basics, Management and the Future

    Mwololo James, Okori Patrick, Munthali Wills, Odong Thomas

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 150-154
    Received: Jul. 23, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 14, 2023
    Published: Sep. 27, 2023
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    Abstract: Groundnut (Arachis hypogea L.) is an allotetraploid derived from hybridization of the ancestors Arachis duranensis and Arachis ipaensis), followed by spontaneous chromosome doubling. The crop is predominately grown under low-input production system with an average yield ranging between 700 to 900 Kgha-1. Yields are low, and several biotic and abiot... Show More
  • Participatory Varietal Selection Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Meonch) for Mid-Land Areas of East Hararghe Zone, Ethiopia

    Zeleke Legesse, Jifara Gudeta, Fikadu Tadesse, Alemayehu Biri, Hussein Abro, Birhanu Diribsa

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 155-159
    Received: Aug. 14, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 30, 2023
    Published: Oct. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: Participatory varietal selection (PVS), which was used on sorghum in the East Hararghe, Ethiopia, has demonstrated success in identifying a greater number of farmer-preferred varieties in less time. The study's goals were to assess and choose improved sorghum varieties based on agronomic, yield, and yield parameter performance as well as farmer pre... Show More
  • Research Article

    Intra Row Spacing Effect on Growth and Yield Performance of Garlic (Allium sativum L.) at Wolkite University, Gurage Zone, Central Ethiopia

    Damtew Girma Legese

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 160-163
    Received: Aug. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 19, 2023
    Published: Oct. 09, 2023
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jps.20231105.13
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    Abstract: Garlic (Allium sativum L.) is one of the most important vegetable crops produced in Ethiopia including Gurage zone. Use of appropriate plant spacing’s is a major agronomic practice to improve the productivity and quality of garlic. However, farmers are producing the crop without appropriate plant spacing; due to this the productivity of the crop in... Show More
  • Review on Coffee (Coffea arabica L.) Genetic Diversity Studies Using Molecular Markers

    Getachew Weldemichael

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 164-170
    Received: Aug. 31, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 22, 2023
    Published: Oct. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: Coffee (Coffea arabica L.) is one of the most consumed beverages in the world and is the second largest traded commodity after petroleum. It greatly contributes to the economy of many developing countries in South and Central America, Asia, and Africa. Currently, many countries are producing and supplying coffee to the world market and there is a h... Show More