American Journal of Biological and Environmental Statistics

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018

  • Climate Variability and Small-Scale Farmer Adaptation Strategy in Setema-Gatira Area of Jimmaa, Southwestern Ethiopia

    Girma Eshetu, Tino Johansson, Wayessa Garedew, Tigist Yisihak

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 24 November 2017
    Accepted: 11 December 2017
    Published: 9 January 2018
    Abstract: This study examines rainfall trends, variability and small-scale farmer adaptation strategies to climate change in setema-Gatira area of Jimma, Southwestern Ethiopia. In this study, the trends and variability of rainfall were analyzed for Setema and Gatira meteorological stations. Daily rainfall data for two stations were obtained from National Met... Show More
  • Isolation and Characterization of Protease Producing Bacteria from Soil, in Arba Minch University, Abaya Campus

    Temam Abrar Hamza

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 10-14
    Received: 8 June 2017
    Accepted: 23 June 2017
    Published: 15 January 2018
    Abstract: Microbes are ubiquitous and live in familiar settings such as soil, water, food and animal intestines as well as in more extreme setting such as rocks, glaciers, hot springs and deep-sea vents. They are essential component of the biodiversity as they account for 50% of the living biomass of this planet. The aim of this work was isolation and screen... Show More
  • Bread Wheat Varietal Development and Release in Southeastern Highlands of Ethiopia

    Tamene Mideksa, Tesfaye Letta, Tilahun Bayisa, Mohamed Abinasa, Ayalneh Tilahun, Bekele Hundie, Wubishet Alemu, Mulatu Abera

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 15-19
    Received: 26 November 2017
    Accepted: 4 January 2018
    Published: 19 January 2018
    Abstract: Four improved bread wheat varieties; Mandoyu (WORRAKATTA/PASTOR), Sanate (14F/HAR1685), Obora (UTIQUE96/FLAG-1) and Dambel (AGUILAL/3/PYN/BAU//MILAN) are developed from ICARDA materials and released in 2014 and 2015, respectively for highland and mid altitude areas of Bale and similar agro-ecologies. The new varieties were tested along with three s... Show More
  • Water Quality Analysis of Drinking Water by Identification of Their Distribution and Process Capability

    Smita Jain

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 20-30
    Received: 27 November 2017
    Accepted: 12 December 2017
    Published: 8 February 2018
    Abstract: The present study deals with the water quality management using Water Quality Index (WQI) and Distribution Identification model. The drinking water quality in Jaipur city has been used for the various physio-chemical parameters such as temperature, pH, turbidity, conductance, total hardness, alkalinity, magnesium, calcium, nitrate, chloride, fluori... Show More
  • Assessment of Medical Waste Generation at a Medical Center in Keffi Metropolis

    Useh Uwem Jonah, Lawal Habiba Muda, Useh Mercy Uwem, Etuk-Udo Godwin Akpan, Katampe Ibrahim

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 31-41
    Received: 31 January 2018
    Accepted: 16 February 2018
    Published: 21 March 2018
    Abstract: Healthcare waste represents an important stream of pollutants that impacts on medical personnel and attendees of such facilities. This study examined the quantities of waste generated among 14 different wards and units at the federal medical center, Keffi in Nasarawa state, Nigeria. It also evaluated crucial factors that influence the selection of ... Show More