April-June 2014, Volume 3 and Issue2: 01-244

Science

 

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First Report of Fusarium proliferatum Causing Rot of Onion Bulbs (Allium cepa L.) in India

Ravi Sankar N, Nagalakshmi Devamma M and Bagyanarayana G ....................................................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.1

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Citrus Production, Constraints and Management Practices in Ethiopia: The Case of Pseudocercospora Leaf and Fruit Spot Disease

Asmare Dagnew, Derbew Belew, Belayneh Admassu and Mohammed Yesuf ……………………….

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.2

 

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Field Management of Anthracnose (Colletotrichum lindemuthianum) in Common Bean through Foliar Spray Fungicides and Seed Treatment Bioagents

Fitsum Sileshi, Amin Mohammed, Thangavel Selvaraj and Mulugeta Negeri ………………………...

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.3

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Effects of Acidity on Growth and Symbiotic Performance of Rhizobium leguminosa -rum bv. Viciae Strains Isolated from Faba Bean Producing Areas of Ethiopia

Mulissa Jida and Fasil Assefa ……………………………………………………………………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.4

 

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Effect of In tegrated Nutrient Management on Yield and Yield Components of Food Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) in Kaffa Zone, Southwestern Ethiopia

Mitiku Woldesenbet, Tamado Tana, Singh TN, and Teferi Mekonnen…………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.5

 

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Genotype by Environment Interaction and Stability of Pod Yield of Elite Breeding Lines of Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) in Eastern Ethiopia

Amare Kebede and Tamado Tana ......................................................................................................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.6

 

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Comprehensive Analysis of Homologous Proteins for Specific Drug Design

Bharath BR, Sujata Barangi, Rajesh KP, Chetan DM and Manjunatha H ……………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.7

 

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Preparation, Characterization and In Vitro Drug Release Studies of 6-mercaptopurine Thin Film

Prem Kumar G, Jagadeesh S. Sanganal, Manohara C, Swamy KB, Aparna V, Shridhar NB, Narayana Swamy HD, Ramachandra SG and Phani AR ………………………………………………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.8

 

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Elemental Analysis and Bioactivities of Ripe and Unripe Pericarp of Polyalthia longifolia (Annonaceae)

Prashith Kekuda TR, Dileep N, Rakesh KN, Syed Junaid and Raghavendra HL ...............................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.9

 

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Inhibitory Effect of Some Plants of Western Ghats of Karnataka against Colletotrichum capsici

Yashoda Kambar, Manasa M, Vivek MN and Prashith Kekuda TR ………………………………........

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.10

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Biosorption of Hexavalent Chromium Using Bark of Cassia spectabilis

Yohannes Tefera D and Devi Prasad AG ...........................................................................................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.11

 

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Degradation of Para-Phenylenediamine in Aqueous Solution by Photo-Fenton Oxidation Processes

Shridhara TN, Chethan DM, Manu B and Indresh N ...........................................................................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.12

 

 

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Photo-catalytic Removal of Methyl Orange Dye by Polyaniline Modified ZnO using Visible Radiation

Melaku Wondwossen, Yadav OP and Kebede Tesfahun ...................................................................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.13

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Assessment of Physicochemical and Major Chemical Parameters of Spring Waters from Iddo Wara Wale Local Area, Oromia Region, Ethiopia

Habtamu Abdisa and Alemayehu Abebaw ………………………………………………………………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.14

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Status and Woody Plant Species Diversity in Tara Gedam Forest, Northern Ethiopia

Mohammed Gedefaw and Teshome Soromessa …………………………………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.15

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Structure and Regeneration Status of Gedo Dry Evergreen Montane Forest, West Shewa Zone of Oromia National Regional State, Central Ethiopia

Birhanu Kebede, Teshome Soromessa and Ensermu Kelbessa ……………………………………….

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.16

 

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Forest Carbon Stocks in Woody Plants of Mount Zequalla Monastery and It’s Variation along Altitudinal Gradient: Implication of Managing Forests for Climate Change Mitigation

Abel Girma, Teshome Soromessa and Tesfaye Bekele …………………………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.17

 

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Forest Carbon Stocks in Woody Plants of Arba Minch Ground Water Forest and its Variations along Environmental Gradients

Belay Melese Wolde, Ensermu Kelbessa and Teshome Soromessa ………………………………….

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.18

 

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Factors Affecting Prenatal Care Utilization in East Wollega Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

Tesfaye Regassa Feyissa and Gebi Agero Genemo …………………………………………………….

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.19

 

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Schistosoma mansoni Infection in Finchaa Sugar Estate: Public health Problem Assessment based on Clinical Records and Parasitological Surveys, Western Ethiopia

Mebrate Dufera, Beyene Petros, Berhanu Erko, Nega Berhe, Svein Gunnar Gundersen …………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.20

 

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Replacement of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets in Malarious Kebeles of Gida Ayana District, East Wollega Zone, Ethiopia

Geletta Tadele, Abdi Samuel and Emiru Adeba ................................................................................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.21 .

 

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Molecular Epidemiology of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex at Nekemte Municipality Abattoir, Western Ethiopia

Mezene Woyessa, Yasmin Jibril, Gobena Ameni and Reta Duguma ………………………………….

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.22

 

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Antimicrobial and Radical Scavenging Activity of Memecylon malabaricum (C.B. Clarke) Cogn. and Memecylon talboltianum Brandis

Vivek MN, Yashoda Kambar, Prashith Kekuda TR, Manasa M and Raghavendra HL ………………

 

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.23

 

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Technology

 

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Environmental Impact Assessment in Sustainable Water Resources Development: Major Issues of Consideration

Tena Bekele Adgolign and Srinivasa Rao GVR …………………………………………………………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.24

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Numerical Modelling Study of Behaviour of Consolidated Strata Around Tunnel

Nalini Rebello, Vedala Rama Sastry and Shivashankar R …………………………………………..…..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.25

 

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i-Car: An Intelligent and Interactive Interface for Driver Assistance System

Hemanth Kumar G, Zarif Ahmed, Anusha Shetty, Nissar and Vineeth Bangera ……………………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.26

 

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Arts

 

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Practices and Impeding Factors in the Teaching of English to Young Learners in the First Cycle Public Primary Schools at Nekemte Town, Western Ethiopia

Eba Mijena... …………………………………………………...………...……………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.27

 

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Teachers’ Emotional Intelligence and Sense of Self-efficacy Beliefs: A study on Second Cycle Public Primary School EFL Teachers in Bahir Dar Town, Ethiopia

Girma Wossenie ……...………………………………………………………………………...................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.28

 

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EFL Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Beliefs, Pedagogical Success and Students’ English Achievement: A Study on Public Preparatory Schools in Bahir Dar Town, Ethiopia Girma Wossenie ……...………………………………………………………………………......................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.29

 

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Sexual Harassment, Self Esteem and Academic Engagement as Predictors of Academic Success of Female Secondary School Students

Baye Mekuriaw Ayenew and Tilahun Gidey Gebremeskal ……...……………………………………...

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.30

 

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Factors Affecting Adoption of Chemical Fertilizer by Smallholder Farmers in Guto Gida District, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

Negera Eba and Getachew Bashargo .. ……………...……………………………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i2.31

 

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