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  1. Content type: Review

    The plant community comprises certain underutilized plant species which has proven to be beneficial to human health. Parkia speciosa is considered as one of the highly underutilized plants with multidimensional u...

    Authors: Navnidhi Chhikara, Hidam Roshree Devi, Sundeep Jaglan, Paras Sharma, Prerna Gupta and Anil Panghal

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:46

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  2. Content type: Research

    Soil salinity is considered as one of the major environmental factors that has reduced plant productivity worldwide. This study investigates the impact of salinity on plant growth attributes, biochemical and p...

    Authors: Azamal Husen, Muhammad Iqbal, Sayed Sartaj Sohrab and Mohammd Kafeel Ahmad Ansari

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:44

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  3. Content type: Research

    Food insecurity is the state of having insufficient access to adequate food in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle due to limited economic resources. This study expands upon the annual survey conducted by th...

    Authors: S. R. Dominick, Nicole J. Olynk Widmar, Audrey Ruple, Jonathan Z. Grennell Weir and Lalatendu Acharya

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:43

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  4. Content type: Research

    Land degradation is a major and widespread problem causing losses of ecosystem services in Ethiopia. Extensive utilization of the land resources for centuries resulted in severe land degradation in the Tigray ...

    Authors: Mengistu Welemariam, Fassil Kebede, Bobe Bedadi and Emiru Birhane

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:42

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  5. Content type: Research

    Despite the critical role rice breeders play to ensure food security, there is a lack of information regarding their current socio-economic characteristics, constraints and attitudes towards technology adoptio...

    Authors: Bert Lenaerts, Bertrand C. Y. Collard and Matty Demont

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:40

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  6. Content type: Research

    Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is one of the most important crops in Ethiopia for international market, while its production is challenged by insect infestations and inappropriate agronomic practices. Sesame webworm...

    Authors: Zenawi Gebregergis, Dereje Assefa and Ibrahim Fitwy

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:39

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  7. Content type: Research

    Climate change without adaptation is projected to impact strongly the livelihoods of the rural communities. Adaptation to climate change is crucial for least developed country like Ethiopia due to high populat...

    Authors: Zerihun Yohannes Amare, Johnson O. Ayoade, Ibidun O. Adelekan and Menberu Teshome Zeleke

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:37

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  8. Content type: Research

    Sweet potato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.] plays an important role in ensuring food security and incomes for local communities. It is particularly grown in southern region of Benin, and its production over the last...

    Authors: Vincent Ezin, Florent Quenum, Roméo Houénagnon Bodjrenou, Chabrolle M. I. Kpanougo, Emeric M. G. Kochoni, Bienvenu Ifagbémi Chabi and Adam Ahanchede

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:15

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  9. Content type: Correction

    In the original publication of this article [1], there was an error in an author name. In this correction article the correct and incorrect names are indicated.

    Authors: Nii Korley Kortei, George Tawia Odamtten, Mary Obodai, Michael Wiafe-Kwagyan and Deborah Louisa Narh Mensah

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:36

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    The original article was published in Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:35

  10. Content type: Research

    Consumption patterns of mushrooms have increased in Ghana recently owing to its acknowledgement as a functional food. Different mushroom cultivation methods and substrate types have been linked to the quality ...

    Authors: Nii Korley Kortei, George Tawia Odamtten, Mary Obodai, Michael Wiafe-Kwagyan and Deborah Louisa Narh Mensah

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:35

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:36

  11. Content type: Research

    Soil acidity with associated low nutrient availability is one of the major constraints to faba bean (Vicia faba L.) production on Ethiopian highlands. Integrated use of organic and inorganic amendments is believe...

    Authors: Endalkachew Fekadu, Kibebew Kibret, Asmare Melese and Bobe Bedadi

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:16

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  12. Content type: Research

    Genetic improvement in livestock in developing countries like Ethiopia remains challenging; selection-based breeding schemes have the potential to provide resource-poor producers with access to improved animal...

    Authors: Y. Dagnew, M. Urge, Y. Tadesse and S. Gizaw

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:34

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  13. Content type: Research

    Potassium (K) availability depends on exchangeable K and relative amounts of other cations. Yet, the latter has mostly been overlooked. Thus, this study was conducted to evaluate availability and spatial distr...

    Authors: Fanuel Laekemariam, Kibebew Kibret and Hailu Shiferaw

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:13

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  14. Content type: Research

    Integrated application of inorganic NP and inoculation of Bradyrhizobium sp. exhibits various effect on nodulation and productivity of peanut in different locations. Therefore, this field experimental was set up ...

    Authors: Anteneh Argaw

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:20

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  15. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that the first author’s name is spelled incorrectly. In this Correction, the incorrect and correct author names are shown. The original p...

    Authors: Yeshambel Mekuriaw and Bimrew Asmare

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:32

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    The original article was published in Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:30

  16. Content type: Research

    Wild edible plants are of crucial importance in all parts of the world in supporting global food basket (about one billion people) on a daily basis. They are means of survival for rural communities, especially...

    Authors: Mekuanent Tebkew, Yohannis Gebremariam, Tadesse Mucheye, Asmamaw Alemu, Amsalu Abich and Dagim Fikir

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:12

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  17. Content type: Review

    World is facing agrarian as well as nutritional challenges. Agricultural lands with irrigation facilities have been exploited to maximum, and hence we need to focus on dry lands to further increase grain produ...

    Authors: Ashwani Kumar, Vidisha Tomer, Amarjeet Kaur, Vikas Kumar and Kritika Gupta

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2018 7:31

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