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Soil erosion and conservation in Ethiopia
This paper reviews Ethiopia’s experience and research progress in past soil and water conservation (SWC) efforts and suggests possible solutions for improvement. Although indigenous SWC techniquesExpand
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FODDER POTENTIAL OF OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA
Author: F. Tegegne
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Study on the optimal level of cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) supplementation to sheep and its contribution as source of water
A 90-day experiment using a randomised complete block design with eight sheep per treatment was conducted to determine the optimum cactus pear supplementation level and its contribution as source ofExpand
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Effect of supplementation of Simada sheep with graded levels of concentrate meal on feed intake, digestibility and body-weight parameters
The experiment consisting of 7 days of digestibility and 90 days of feeding trial was conducted at Wogda (Ethiopia) to determine the effect of supplementation of graded levels of concentrate mix (CM)Expand
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Assessment of sheep production system in Burie District, north western Ethiopia
The study was conducted in Burie District to assess the sheep production system and to identify and prioritize the sheep pro duction constraints. Informal and formal surveys were conducted in fourExpand
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Evaluation of kinetic energy and erosivity potential of simulated rainfall using Laser Precipitation Monitor
Abstract Rainfall kinetic energy is a widely recognized indicator of a raindrop's ability to detach soil particles in rainsplash erosion. However, it is challenging to estimate the kinetic energyExpand
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Nutrient intake, digestibility and growth performance of Washera lambs supplemented with graded levels of sweet blue lupin (Lupinus angustifolius L.) seed
Abstract The experiment was conducted to evaluate nutrient intake, digestibility and growth performance of Washera lambs fed natural pasture hay-based diet supplemented with graded levels of sweetExpand
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Factors Affecting Female Students' Academic Achievement at Bahir Dar University (SPECIAL ISSUE : Study Results of the Africa-Asia University Dialogue for Educational Development Network Second Phase)
The main purpose of this study was to investigate the on-campus and offcampus factors responsible for female students’ low academic performance and consequently high attrition. Based on review of theExpand
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Evaluation of desho grass (Pennisetum pedicellatum) hay as a basal diet for growing local sheep in Ethiopia
The study was conducted to determine feed intake, digestibility, and body weight (BW) change of Washera sheep fed on desho grass and natural pasture hay as a basal diet and supplemented withExpand
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Effects of altitude and harvesting dates on morphological characteristics, yield and nutritive value of desho grass (Pennisetum pedicellatum Trin.) in Ethiopia
Abstract The effects of altitude and harvesting period on the performance of desho grass were evaluated in Ethiopia. A factorial arrangement of treatments was employed with a combination of twoExpand
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