Month: November 2013

Trend and variability of rainfall in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia: Analysis of meteorological data and farmers’ perception

Published in Academia Journal of Agricultural Research 1 (6) : 88-100, 2013 Gebre Hadgu; Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye; Girma Mamo; Belay Kassa Rainfall is the most important but variable climatic parameter in the semiarid tropics. In this study, the trend and variability of rainfall were compared with the...

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Precision nutrient management in conservation agriculture based wheat production of Northwest India: Profitability, nutrient use efficiency and environmental footprint

Published in Field Crops Research, 2013 Sapkota, T.B.; Majumdar, K.; Jat, M.L.; Kumar, A.; Bishnoi, D.K.;McDonald, A.J.; Pampolino, M. In the high-yielding wheat production systems in Northwest (NW) Indo-Gangetic Plains of India, intensive tillage operations and blanket fertilizer recommendations...

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Modeling the response of tropical highland herbaceous grassland species to climate change: The case of the Arsi Mountains of Ethiopia

Published in Biological Conservation 168 : 169-175, 2013 Aklilu Mekasha; Lisanework Nigatu; Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye; Duncan, A.J. Global warming is forcing plant and animal species to respond either through pole-ward or upslope migration to adjust to temperature increases, and grassland communities...

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Agricultural information networks, information needs and risk management strategies: A survey of farmers in Indo-Gangetic Plains of India

Agricultural information networks, information needs and risk management strategies: A survey of farmers in Indo-Gangetic Plains of India. 2013. Mittal, S.; Mehar, M.. : ix, 28 p.. Mexico, DF (Mexico). CIMMYT. Series: Socioeconomics Working Paper. Access to reliable, timely and relevant information...

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Wheat crop response to liming materials and N and P fertilizers in acidic soils of Tsegede highlands, northern Ethiopia

Published in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 2 (3) : 126-135, 2013 Kidanemariam, A.; Gebrekidan, H.; Mamo, T.; Kindie Tesfaye Fantaye A greenhouse experiment was carried out on acidic soils collected from the Tsegede highlands of northern Ethiopia, where wheat production is severely constrained...

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