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  1. A broad scope of crop models with varying demands on data inputs is being used for several purposes, such as possible adaptation strategies to control climate change impacts on future crop production, manageme...

    Authors: Priscilla Ntuchu Kephe, Kingsley Kwabena Ayisi and Brilliant Mareme Petja

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:10

    Content type: Review

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  2. Worldwide, millets are regarded as a significant grain, however, they are the least exploited. Millet grain is abundant in nutrients and health-beneficial phenolic compounds, making it suitable as food and fee...

    Authors: Z. M. Hassan, N. A. Sebola and M. Mabelebele

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:16

    Content type: Review

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  3. Sustainable Development Goal 2 aims at ending hunger, achieving food security, improving nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture. Whilst some smallholder farmers are aware of this goal, others are not....

    Authors: Franklin Nantui Mabe, Eliasu Mumuni and Nashiru Sulemana

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:9

    Content type: Research

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  4. Agriculture contributes significantly to the welfare of smallholder farmers, but it has become highly susceptible to climate change, due to its reliance on the increasingly erratic rainfall patterns. Climate S...

    Authors: Angeline Mujeyi, Maxwell Mudhara and Munyaradzi Mutenje

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:4

    Content type: Research

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  5. Agriculture is considered an important strategy for overcoming many of the emergencies faced by rural households in developing countries. In rural Ethiopia household access to food largely depends on what the ...

    Authors: Dereje Derso Mengistu, Degefa Tolossa Degaga and Abraham Seyoum Tsehay

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:7

    Content type: Research

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  6. Climate change poses a threat to the sustainability of food production among small-scale rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa that are dependent on rain-fed agriculture. Understanding farmers’ adaptations a...

    Authors: Francis Atube, Geoffrey M. Malinga, Martine Nyeko, Daniel M. Okello, Simon Peter Alarakol and Ipolto Okello-Uma

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:6

    Content type: Research

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  7. Adoption of improved agricultural technologies remains to be a promising strategy to achieve food security and poverty reduction in many developing countries. However, there are limited rigorous impact evaluat...

    Authors: Muluken G. Wordofa, Jemal Y. Hassen, Getachew S. Endris, Chanyalew S. Aweke, Dereje K. Moges and Debbebe T. Rorisa

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:5

    Content type: Research

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  8. Although traditional selective breeding has had a tremendous impact on both livestock and crop production in Africa, this has not kept pace with the high demand for animal and plant products on account of incr...

    Authors: Sethlina Naa Dodua Aryee, Dennis Owusu-Adjei, Richard Osei-Amponsah, Benjamin Skinner, Emmanuel Sowatey and Carole Anne Sargent

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:8

    Content type: Review

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  9. The impacts of climate change are affecting sustenance and livelihood of many rural farmers in Africa. The majority of these farmers have low adaptive capacity. This study investigates climate change impacts, ...

    Authors: Isaac Ayo Oluwatimilehin and Ayansina Ayanlade

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:3

    Content type: Research

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  10. Improving the productivity of grain legumes is important to address global challenges of food security and soil degradation. This study’s objective was to quantify the adoption of improved mungbean (Vigna radiata

    Authors: Teresa Sequeros, Justus Ochieng, Pepijn Schreinemachers, Papias H. Binagwa, Zenaida M. Huelgas, Ratri Tri Hapsari, Maurice Ogada Juma, Joseph Rajabu Kangile, Rael Karimi, Nur Khaririyatun, Emmanuel K. Mbeyagala, Henry Mvungi, Ramakrishnan Madhavan Nair, Losira Nasirumbi Sanya, Thi Tan Loc Nguyen, Siviengkhek Phommalath…

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:2

    Content type: Research

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  11. Integrated vegetable–poultry production system has recently attracted attention both from the scientific and policy making communities for its potential contribution to food security as well as the opportuniti...

    Authors: Naphtal Habiyaremye, Justus Ochieng and Thomas Heckelei

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2021 10:1

    Content type: Research

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  12. Biogenic fabrication of nanoparticles from naturally occurring biomaterials involves plants, herbs, bacteria and fungi using water as neutral solvent, while chemical synthesis involves hazardous chemicals and ...

    Authors: Khwaja Salahuddin Siddiqi, M. Rashid, A. Rahman, Tajuddin, Azamal Husen and Sumbul Rehman

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:17

    Content type: Research

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  13. The results of some studies have indicated the association between food insecurity and certain adverse pregnancy outcomes. The present study aimed to investigate the prevalence of food insecurity in pregnant w...

    Authors: Farideh Kazemi, Seyedeh Zahra Masoumi, Arezoo Shayan and Seyedeh Zahra Shahidi Yasaghi

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:12

    Content type: Research

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  14. Traditional cost–benefit analysis of soybean production tends to largely focus on financial benefits to farmers, and less so on non-market co-benefits in sustaining smallholder farming systems. Relying solely ...

    Authors: Francis Akabo Asodina, Faizal Adams, Fred Nimoh, Emmanuel A. Weyori, Camillus Abawiera Wongnaa and John Edudes-Andvi Bakang

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:13

    Content type: Research

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  15. One of the most important issues in the agri-food industry and its supply chain is the existence of by-products, treated as wastes and discarded immediately to waste disposal. This treatment might lead to loss...

    Authors: Ruth Nattassha, Yuanita Handayati, Togar M. Simatupang and Manahan Siallagan

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:10

    Content type: Research

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  16. Sweetpotato is an important staple food crop worldwide. The genotype mainly influences the nutritional quality of its storage roots, but environmental conditions could produce significant variations in chemica...

    Authors: Amparo Rosero, Carlos Sierra, Iván Pastrana, Leiter Granda, José-Luis Pérez, Remberto Martínez, Julio Morelo, Laura Espitia, Hernando Araujo and Claudia De Paula

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:14

    Content type: Research

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  17. Aspergillus and their linked metabolites such as aflatoxins (AFs) are one of the extremely significant contaminants affecting food production around the world. The contamination of AFs has been identified in v...

    Authors: Muhammad Asif Asghar, Aftab Ahmed and Muhammad Arif Asghar

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:8

    Content type: Research

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  18. Soil erosion and nutrient depletion threaten food security and the sustainability of agricultural production in sub-Saharan Africa. Estimating soil loss and identifying hotspot areas support combating soil deg...

    Authors: Gebrehana Girmay, Awdenegest Moges and Alemayehu Muluneh

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:9

    Content type: Research

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  19. World population is projected to reach 9–11 billion by 2050, raising concerns about food system security and sustainability. Modeling food systems are often a way to understand current and future dynamics. The...

    Authors: Joshua-Michael Tomiyama, Daisuke Takagi and Michael B. Kantar

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:6

    Content type: Research

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  20. There is a need for better evidence for the impact of plant breeding research on nutrient-rich crops such as pulses to guide policy-making and investment. Mungbean (Vigna radiata (L). Wilczek) is one of the major...

    Authors: Teresa Sequeros, Pepijn Schreinemachers, Lutz Depenbusch, Tun Shwe and Ramakrishnan Madhavan Nair

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:5

    Content type: Research

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  21. Widespread production and use of transgenic products across the world in recent decade has led to different reactions and point of views. Iran is also one of the consumers of these products. However, there has...

    Authors: Fatemeh Badghan, Razieh Namdar and Naser Valizadeh

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:4

    Content type: Research

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  22. While advances in agricultural research and development have led to generation of improved new cooking hybrid banana varieties (HBVs) with enhanced yield potential to restore production levels, these have been...

    Authors: Losira Nasirumbi Sanya, Haroon Sseguya, Florence Birungi Kyazze, Gracious Milton Diiro and Florence Nakazi

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:1

    Content type: Research

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  23. The number of undernourished people and the risk of micro-nutrient deficiency remain high in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Decades of policy designed to reverse the trends of food insecurity have illustrated that ...

    Authors: Simon Fraval, Viviane Yameogo, Augustine Ayantunde, James Hammond, Imke J. M. de Boer, Simon J. Oosting and Mark T. van Wijk

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2020 9:2

    Content type: Research

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  24. Food insecurity is directly related to poverty at global, regional, national and local levels. FAO’s most recent estimates indicate that globally, 842 million people were unable to meet their dietary energy re...

    Authors: Adimasu Awoke Mota, Senbetie Toma Lachore and Yoseph Halala Handiso

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2019 8:11

    Content type: Research

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  25. Global efforts are underway to develop staple crops with improved levels of provitamin A carotenoids to help combat dietary vitamin A deficiency, which has afflicted the health of resource-poor farmers in the ...

    Authors: Williams Esuma, Ann Ritah Nanyonjo, Richard Miiro, Stephen Angudubo and Robert Sezi Kawuki

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2019 8:10

    Content type: Research

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  26. An assessment on the management practices and uses of Ficus thonningii tree by smallholder farmers’ was carried from December 2014 to March 2015 to evaluate the status of tree management, utilization as livestock...

    Authors: Bimrew Asmare and Yeshambel Mekuriaw

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2019 8:9

    Content type: Research

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  27. There is no gainsaying the fact that demand for proteins has continuously outweighed supply in Nigeria. This is largely due to the rising population on one part and the low level of technology to cope with cha...

    Authors: Isaac Busayo Oluwatayo and Taiwo Adeola Adedeji

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2019 8:8

    Content type: Research

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  28. The Rhododendron distributed throughout the world is a small evergreen tree with deep red or pale pink flowers, belongs to the family Ericaceae and is known for its spectacular flowers. The species is widely dist...

    Authors: Vikas Kumar, Sheenam Suri, Rasane Prasad, Yogesh Gat, Chesi Sangma, Heena Jakhu and Manjri Sharma

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2019 8:6

    Content type: Review

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  29. Ginger bacterial wilt is the most destructive disease that causes qualitative and quantitative rhizome yield losses in Ethiopia. Field studies were conducted to assess yield loss caused by bacterial wilt of gi...

    Authors: Merga Jibat Guji, Habtamu Terefe Yetayew and Eshetu Derso Kidanu

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2019 8:5

    Content type: Research

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  30. The present study aimed to evaluate the early growth performance of three Ethiopian goat populations (Bati, Borana and Short-eared Somali) from birth to 180 days and the influence of non-genetic factors such a...

    Authors: Hulunim Gatew, Halima Hassen, Kefelegn Kebede, Aynalem Haile, Raimundo Nonato Braga Lobo and Barbara Rischkowsky

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2019 8:4

    Content type: Research

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  31. Medicinal plant species have been used by the ancestors around the world since ancient times. Rosmarinus officinalis is one of the most used medicinal plants, which belongs to the family Lamiaceae. To investigate...

    Authors: Reza Dehghani Bidgoli, Nazanin Azarnezhad, Maryam Akhbari and Majid Ghorbani

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2019 8:2

    Content type: Research

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  32. Bread wheat is an important staple and cash crop grown by smallholder farmers in the central highlands of Ethiopia. However, the productivity of the crop is constrained by low soil fertility and poor nitrogen ...

    Authors: Fresew Belete, Nigussie Dechassa, Adamu Molla and Tamado Tana

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:92

    Content type: Research

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  33. Vetch is one of the promising forage legumes to mitigate the existing critical feed shortage problem in the Ethiopian highlands. The study was conducted to describe the morphological and agronomical traits and...

    Authors: Gezahagn Kebede

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:90

    Content type: Research

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  34. A study was conducted to evaluate the effect of altitude and harvesting dates on productivity and nutritive value of three Brachiaria brizantha grass ecotypes (Eth. 13726, Eth. 13809 and Eth. 1377) in northwester...

    Authors: Wubetie Adnew Wassie, Berhanu Abraha Tsegay, Asaminew Tassew Wolde and Bimrew Asmare Limeneh

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:89

    Content type: Research

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  35. This study was conducted in Fogera District, north western Ethiopia, to evaluate the effect of harvesting stages on biomass yield and nutritive value of oat–vetch mixtures under residual moisture. The experime...

    Authors: Eshetie Alemu Molla, Berhanu Alemu Wondimagegn and Yeshambel Mekuriaw Chekol

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:88

    Content type: Research

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  36. Naked barley is a traditional, climate-resilient and highly nutritious crop of the high mountains of Nepal. Knowledge of agro-morphological diversity among the naked barely genotypes is fundamental for their e...

    Authors: Ritesh Kumar Yadav, Subash Gautam, Epsha Palikhey, Bal Krishna Joshi, Krishna Hari Ghimire, Rita Gurung, Achyut Raj Adhikari, Niranjan Pudasaini and Rajeev Dhakal

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:86

    Content type: Research

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  37. Gender-related constraints reflect gender inequalities in access to resources and development opportunities. Access to productive assets is a major issue in the gender empowerment discourse. Despite the signif...

    Authors: Scolastica Wambua, Eliud Birachi, Ann Gichangi, Justus Kavoi, Jemimah Njuki, Mercy Mutua, Michael Ugen and David Karanja

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:85

    Content type: Research

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  38. The study was conducted in 2017 main cropping season at two locations in North Gondar Zone, Ethiopia, to determine the optimum inter- and intra-row spacing of mung bean for maximum yield and yield components. ...

    Authors: Asaye Birhanu, Tilahun Tadesse and Daniel Tadesse

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:84

    Content type: Research

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  39. Mushroom cultivation is increasingly becoming a serious agribusiness in Ghana, especially at the time when entrepreneurship is being encouraged to reduce the pressure of employment in the government sector and...

    Authors: Nii Korley Kortei, George Tawia Odamtten, Mary Obodai, Michael Wiafe-Kwagyan and Juanita Prempeh

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:83

    Content type: Research

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