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Vol 4, No 2 (2015)

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Genetic Variability, Character Association and Genetic Divergence in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Genotypes Grown at Horo District, Western Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Jimera Haile, Hirpa Legesse, CP Rao 1-9
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.1
Effect of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Sulphur Fertilizers on Growth Yield, and Economic Returns of Garlic (Allium sativum L.) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Diriba-Shiferaw, R Nigussie-Dechassa, Kebede Woldetsadik, Getachew Tabor, JJ Sharma 10-22
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.2
Effect of Growth Media, Starter N and P Fertilizers on Growth and Yield of Tomato under Rainfed Condition in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Edossa Etissa, Nigussie Dechassa, Yibekal Alemayhu 23-31
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Comparative Study of Different Banana Ripening Methods EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mulualem Azene Mebratie, Kebede Woldetsadik, Amare Ayalew, Jema Haji 32-38
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.4
Study on Silkworm Bed Cleaning Frequency during Larval Growth Period EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Abiy Tilahun, Kedir Shifa, Ahmed Ibrahim, Metasebia Terefe 39-47
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.5
Evaluations of Different Montage Types and Sizes on Eri and Mulberry Feeding Silkworms Cocoon Yield and Quality of Silk, at Melkassa Agricultural Research Center, East Shoa, Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ahmed Ibrahim, Kedir Shifa, Abiy Tilahun, Metasebia Terefe 48-52
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.6
Efficacy of Botanical Insecticides against the Pea Aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris) and Effect on Some of Its Natural Enemies on Field Pea in South Central Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Lemmessa Gemmeda, Gashawbeza Ayalew 53-58
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.7
Appearance and Chemical Control of White Mango Scale (Aulacaspis tubercularis) in Central Rift Valley EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Gashawbeza Ayalew, Abiy Fekadu, Birhanu Sisay 59-63
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.8
Evaluation of Different Storage Structures on Potato Tuber Moth Damage and Potato Shelf Life at Bako, West Shoa, Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ahmed Ibrahim 64-67
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Moringa stenopetala Tree Species Improved Selected Soil Properties and Socio-economic Benefits in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Assefa Abay, Emiru Birhane, Tewodros Taddesse, Kiros Meles Hadgu 68-78
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.10
The Effects of Area Enclosures on Rangeland Condition, Herbaceous Biomass and Nutritional Quality in Southeast Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mengistu Asrat, Ayana Angassa, Aster Abebe 79-88
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.11
Assessment of Cattle Feed Resources; Chemical Composition and Digestibility of Major Feeds in Essera District, Southern Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Andualem Tonamo, Berhan Tamir, Gebeyehu Goshu 89-88
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.12
Assessment of Challenges and Opportunities of Wetlands Management in Bule Hora Woreda, Borena Zone, Southern Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Adugna Babu 99-111
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.13
Livestock Grazing in Afromontane Grasslands in the Northern Bale Mountains, Ethiopia: Implications for Bird Conservation EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Addisu Asefa, Girma Mengesha, Anteneh Shimelis, Yosef Mamo 112-121
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.14
Response of Swayne’s Hartebeest to Fire-induced Habitat Change in Senkelle Sanctuary, Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Abiot Hailu, Abdella Gure, Girma Mengesha, Yosef Mamo, Addisu Asefa 122-126
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.15
Studies on the Preliminary Ecology of Invasive Phytophagous Indian Scarabaeidae of North Western Himalaya EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mandeep Pathania, RS Chandel, KS Verma, PK Mehta 127-138
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.16
Multivariate Analysis of Some Mangrove Forests from Coastal Areas of Pakistan EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Kanwal Nazim, Moinuddin Ahmed, Syed Shahid Shaukat, Muhammad Uzair Khan, Nasrullah Khan, Agha Tahir Hussain Durrani 139-148
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.17
Utilization of Early Infant Diagnosis of HIV Infection and Associated Factors in Western Ethiopia: Cross-sectional Study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Getahun Bayou, Tariku Dejene, Lemessa Dube, Emiru Adeba 149-156
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.18
Early Mortality among HIV-positive Children Initiated Anti-retroviral Therapy in Eastern Ethiopia: A Retrospective Cohort Study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Dumessa Edessa, Fekede Asefa, Jemal Sheikahmed 157-163
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.19
Antimicrobial, Antioxidant and Cytotoxic Activity of Streptomyces species from Western Ghat Soils of Karnataka, India EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TR Prashith Kekuda, R Onkarappa, SA Gautham, Sunita C. Mesta, HL Raghavendra 164-180
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.20
Molecular Identification of a Potent Amylolytic Fungal Isolate of Western Ghat Forest Soil by ITS Sequencing EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Mukunda, R Onkarappa 181-184
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.21
Screening for Antibacterial Activity of Marine Bacteria from Seaweeds EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Vijayalakshmi 185-189
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.22
Antibacterial Activity of Moringa stenopetala against Some Human Pathogenic Bacterial Strains EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Basha Chekesa, Yelamtsehay Mekonnen 190-198
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.23
Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity of Some Traditional Medicinal Plants and Herbs from Nekemte District against Wound Causing Bacterial Pathogens EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Tamirat Tesfaye Ayele, Melkamu Biyana Regasa, Desalegn Amenu Delesa 199-203
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.24
In vitro Antioxidant and Antibacterial Activity of Albizia lebbeck (L) Benth Stem Bark EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Henok Abriham, Biniam Paulos 204-206
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.25
Evaluation of Antioxidant and Anti-amylase Activities of Sukhasarak Churna, an Ayurvedic Formulation EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BS Ashok Kumar, K Lakshman, R Nandeesh, Gopi Setty Saran 207-210
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.26
Estimation of Caffeine Intake from Coffee Made From Mixture of Coffee Leaf and Spices EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AA Yitayal, RD Tilahun 211-214
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.27
Assessment on Dairy Production System and its Constraints in Horoguduru Wollega Zone, Western Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Belay Beyene, Demissu Hundie, Geleta Gobena 215-221
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.28
Effects of Different Feeding Regimes on Leather Quality of Finished Blackhead Ogaden Sheep EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fasil Negussie, Mengistu Urge, Yoseph Mekasha, Getachew Animut 222-227
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.29
Survey on Perception of Equine Euthanasia among Rural Communities of Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ayele Gizachew, Hawi Jaleta, Tadesse Birhanu, Josep Subirana 228-231
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.30
The Major Predictors for Prognosis of Tetanus Cases in Working Equines: Experience of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ayele Gizachew, Hawi Jaleta, Tadesse Birhanu, Josep Subirana 232-235
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.31
Design and Simulation of Microcontroller-based Automated Car Parking System EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Taye Girma 236-240
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.32
Analysis of Mechanical Properties of Hybrid Burmese Silk Orchid and Glass Fibers Composite Material EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Gopal, C Ramesh Kumar, V Lakshmanan 241-246
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.33
Treatment of Sugar Industry Effluent using Microbial Fuel Cells EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MPD Prasad, V Sridevi, N Aswini, A Vamsi Krishna Reddy, PA Satyanarayana 247-251
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.34
Evaluation of Supply Variability of Household Water Use in Ilorin Metropolis, North Central Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AM Ayanshola, BF Sule, K Mandal 252-258
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.35
Assessment of Water Supply and Sanitation: The Case of Embacho Town, Gidan Woreda, Northern Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mulatu Kassa 259-262
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.36
Effects of Teacher Scaffolding on Students’ Reading Comprehension EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chanyalew Enyew, Abiy Yigzaw 263-271
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.37
Assessing the Role of Students and Textbook on the Problems of Writing Effective Paragraph EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Merga Gemeda Abaye 272-277
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.38
Study on the Practices of Cooperative Language Learning Method: Enango High School Grade 9 in Focus EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Zeleke Teshome Lucha, Tsega Megersa Bongase 278-287
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.39
Practice, Opportunities and Challenges of Student Centered Approach in Teaching at Different Field Of Specialization: A Case of Oromia Zone, Bati Woreda Second Cycle Primary Schools EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Asrat Dagnew, Kibru Engida 288-293
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.40
A Study on the Implementation of Students’ Classroom Oral Interaction in Sire Secondary School EFL Class: Grade 10 in Focus EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Zeleke Teshome Lucha, Alemtsehay Berhanu 294-301
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.41
The Perception of Prospective Teachers toward Stakeholders’ Experience in Practicum: The Case of Bahir Dar University EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Kindie Birhan Fenta 302-308
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.42
The Prevalence of Academic Dishonesty and Perceptions of Students towards its Practical Habits: Implication for Quality of Education EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Feyisa Mulisa 309-315
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.43
Determinants of Value Addition Initiatives Use by Fish Farmers in Kwara and Kogi States, North Central Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OD Olorunfemi, GB Adesiji, FO Oladipo, RS Adisa, AK Daudu, G Suweba 316-323
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.44
Analysis of Factors Affecting Watermelon Production in Ekiti State, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OT Adojutelegan, FO Adereti, TS Makanju, OD Olorunfemi 324-329
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v4i2.45


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