Journal of Plant Sciences

Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024

  • Review Article

    Review on Genetic Diversity Analysis of Ethiopian Coffee Accessions Collected from Limmu Coffee Growing Areas

    Getachew Weldemichael*, Lemi Beksisa

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Nov. 20, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 19, 2023
    Published: Jan. 11, 2024
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    Abstract: Coffee is the world’s most widely traded tropical agricultural commodity next to oil and is the backbone of the Ethiopian economy. It greatly contributes to the economy of Ethiopia. Limmu is one of the major coffee-producing woredas of Jimma Zone and coffee from this area is well known by the name of ‘Limmu Coffee’ and fetches very high prices on t... Show More
  • Research Article

    Evaluation of the Predation Capacity of Rhynocoris albopilosus (Heteroptera: Reduviidae) on the Second Instar Larvae of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

    Atsain Élise Rosina*, Kra Kouadio Dagobert, Kwadjo Koffi Éric, Guessan Bi Kévin Trazié, Danon Aubin Silvère Djiwha, Doumbia Mamadou

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 7-15
    Received: Nov. 30, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 19, 2023
    Published: Jan. 11, 2024
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    Abstract: The fall armyworm (CLA) Spodoptera frugiperda is currently the main pest of cereal crops, with a preference for maize. Chemical control of this pest has shown its limitations. Biological control based on the use of the predatory insect Rhynocoris albopilosus is considered in this study. To this end, the predatory capacity of R. albopilosus adults a... Show More
  • Research Article

    Adaptability Study of Improved Mung Bean (Vigna radiata) Varieties in Moisture Stress Areas of Guji Zone, Southern Ethiopia

    Belachew Dabalo*, Tekalign Afeta, Deresa Shumi, Rhobot Neguse

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 16-20
    Received: Nov. 19, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 20, 2023
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: Mung bean (Vigna radiata L.), a green gram, is the best important short duration legume crops for moisture stressed areas globally. On account of the prolonged drought in moisture stress areas in Ethiopia, drought tolerant and early matured with a little soil moisture crops are utmost important and production of mung bean crop is very crucial in th... Show More
  • Review Article

    Review Status of Mango Production and Research in Ethiopia

    Gamachu Wakgari Aga*, Sisay Yohannes Gagabo

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 21-29
    Received: Dec. 23, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 05, 2024
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: Mango (Mangifera indica L.) is Ethiopia's second-most important fruit crop. It is, nevertheless, in its infancy when compared to the potential of the nation. The mango is a succulent stone fruit that is a member of the Panes Mangifera fruit family, which includes several tropical fruit trees of the Anacardiaceous flowering plant family. To examine ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Detecting Similarities and Differences of Promising Elite Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Genotypes Influenced by Seed Cotton Yield and Related Components

    Mare Marco, Mubvekeri Washington

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 30-35
    Received: May 11, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 05, 2023
    Published: Feb. 01, 2024
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    Abstract: Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) is a premier cash and natural fibre crop grown worldwide. Cotton Breeding Programme in Zimbabwe is driven by the basic principle of continuous improvement in genetics of available cotton germplasm for high production and productivity under varying agro-climatic conditions. An experiment was carried out at six sites na... Show More
  • Research Article

    Yield Performance and Stability-Based Comparative Evaluation of Different Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Genotypes Under Diverse Environments of Zimbabwe

    Mare Marco, Mubvekeri Washington

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 36-42
    Received: May 13, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 05, 2023
    Published: Feb. 01, 2024
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    Abstract: Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) is an important cash and natural fibre crop grown worldwide. The present study was performed to assess and identify superior cotton genotypes with high mean and stable performance across different environments. The experimental gross plot sizes used in the experiment comprised of six rows which are one meter apart and... Show More