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Brhane Gebrekidan. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 1979. English.

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agriculture; ethiopie; etiopia; ethiopia; science agricole; agricultural science; ciencia agricola; agricultura

Meyer,C.E and Galal. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 1979. English.

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chilo; gestacion; oveja; pregnancy; brebis; gestation; calotropis; ewes

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Sixteen ewes in their 13th week of pregnancy were used to investigte the effect of feeding Calotropis procera on the development of pregnancy. They were divided into two equal groups, a control and a treated. One abortion occured in teh control group and none in the treated. The two groups did not differ in gestation length or birth weight. However, the variability in gestation length was sign ...

Getachew Assefa. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 1979. English.

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rodenticidas; rat; animal de laboratoire; laboratory animals; rata; animales de laboratorio; rats; rodenticide; rodenticides

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Four single-dose and four anticoagulant rodenticides were tested in the laboratory against two species of field rats. Arvicanthis abyssinicus and A. dembeensis. Chlorophacince bait with 25 ppm. A.i. proved the best anticoagulant poison and 4% zine phosphide bait the best single-dose poison. At present, in Ethiopia, there are seven different rodenticides available commercially of from Governmen ...

Galal,E.S.E. and Kasahun Awgichew and Beyene Kebede and Yohannes Gojjam and O'Donovan. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 1979. English.

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fattening; production animale; ethiopie; etiopia; engraissement; ethiopia; engorde; alimentation des animaux; produccion animal; alimentacion de los animales; animal feeding; animal production

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Two trial were performed to study the fattening performance of Ethiopian highland sheep under feed-lot conditions. Three diets were tried; A-20% hay, B-35% hay and C-50% hay. Trial I had the three diets represented on 84 non-descript highland all-milk-tooth ram lambs, while in Trial II, only diets A and C were tried on 47 highland Horro ram lambs. The average initial weight was 20.4 kg in Tria ...

Galal,E.S.E. and Afeworke Tesfazgy and Kassahun Awgichew. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 1979. English.

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fattening; grazing; paturage; engorde; ovinos; pastoreo; ethiopie; etiopia; engraissement; ethiopia; ovin; alimentation des animaux; alimentacion de los animales; sheep; animal feeding

Abstract :

The study included two trials, each of two phases, to investigate the feasibility of finishing Adal lambs on irrigated pasture and the effect of concentrate supplementation. Fifty-one ram lambs with an initial mean weight of 11.9 kg and mean age of 18 weeks were used in phase 1 Trial I while phase 2 of the same trial had 50 of the lambs used in phase 1 with an average initial weight of 18.3 kg ...

Brhane Gebrekidan. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 1979. English.

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ressource genetique; recursos geneticos; sorghum; africa; afrique; genetic resources

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Sorghum is a major African cereal which has a wide range of utilizations including a staple food for millions of Africans. It is the dominant cereal in the Sahel and Ethiopian region where the re cent drought and crop failures have entailed massive famine. It is now well established that the crop was first domesticated in Africa. All of the cultivated and weedy races and varieties of the crop ...

Alemayehu Mengistu. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 1979. English.

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ecologie; manejo de praderas; herbage; praderas; ecologia; grassland soils; ethiopie; etiopia; ecology; grassland management; grasslands; ethiopia; suelo de praderas; sol d'herbages; conduite des herbages

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This study present the grassland condition in Chilalo Awraja. In studying this, plant materials have been collected from the different areas and have been identified. The occurrence of different plant groups and other measured as percentage covering degree of the area are listed. The results from this study indicate that grasslands at high and medium altitudes are in condition withy high perc ...

Shibru Tedla and Taddese G.Egziabher. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 1979. English.

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ethiopie; etiopia; clarias; enfermedades parasitarias; ethiopia; oreochromis niloticus; parasitoses; parasitose

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A preliminary survey of crustactean parasites of Tilapia nilotica (Cavier) 1844 and Clarias mossambicus Peters 1852 from Lake Awassa, Ethiopia, was made, Some helminth parasites of T. nilotica were also studied. The distribution of tfhe copepod parasite Lernaea lophiara Harding on the body of T. nilotica and that of the branchiuran parasites Dolops ranarum (stuhlmann) and Argulus africanus Thi ...

Brhane Gebre-kidan. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 1980. English.

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Other

Agrovoc Terms :

agriculture; ethiopie; etiopia; ethiopia; science agricole; agricultural science; ciencia agricola; agricultura

Neimann,E. and Lemma Kifle and Awgechew Kidane. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 1980. English.

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Other

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ethiopie; etiopia; ethiopia; wheats; carbones; ble; trigo; smuts; tilletia; charbons

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What seed samples were collected in 1974/75 from farmers' fields and local markets from all wheat growing areas of Ethiopia and tested by a washing method for bunt (Tilletia spp.) spore contamination. About 10% of the 302 tested samples, particularly those received from the highland areas of Bichena, Mete _ Ginchi _ Ambo, Sheno _ Sendafa, Ambo _ Mecha _ Guder and Tefki, had a very high spore c ...

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