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STAR Journal Oct-Dec 2014, Volume 3 and Issue 4

Science

 

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Correlation and Divergence Analysis for Phenotypic Traits in Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) Genotypes

Gadisa Hika, Negash Geleta and Zerihun Jaleta ................................................................................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.1

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Genetic Variability, Yield and Yield Associations of Lentil (Lens culinaris Medic) Genotypes Grown at Gitilo Najo, Western Ethiopia

Alemayheu Dugassa, Hirpa Legesse and Negash Geleta ………………………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.2

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Evaluation of Genetic Variation in Local and Introduced Desert Banana (Musa sp.) Genotypes for Morpho-physicochemical Traits

Wassu Mohammed, Kebede W/Tsadik, Tekalign Tsgaw and Kiflemariam Yehula …………………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.3

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Analysis of Selected Physicochemical Parameters of Soils Used for Cultivation of Garlic (Allium sativum L.)

Wodaje Addis and Alemayehu Abebaw..………………….……………………………………………….

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.4

 

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Impacts of Land use on Selected Physicochemical Properties of Soils of Gindeberet Area, Western Oromia, Ethiopia

Lechisa Takele, Achalu Chimdi and Alemayehu Abebaw ……………………………………………….

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.5

 

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Assessment of the Severity of Acid Saturations on Soils Collected from Cultivated Lands of East Wollega Zone, Ethiopia

Achalu Chimdi ....................................................................................................................................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.6

 

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The Application of Garch Family Models for Agricultural Crop Products in Amhara Region, Ethiopia

Belayneh Debasu Kelkay and Emmanuel G/Yohannes …………………………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.7

 

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Production Scenarios of Mango (Mangifera indica L.) in Harari Regional State, Eastern Ethiopia

Tewodros Bezu, Kebede Woldetsadik and Tamado Tana …………...................................................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.8

 

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Assessment of Risks and Uncertainties in Poultry Farming in Kwara State, Nigeria Ibrahim Kayode Banjoko, Abraham Falola, Fatai Bolaji Babatunde and Rukayat Atolagbe ...............

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.9

 

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Carcass Yield and Quality of Pork from Pigs Fed Graded Levels of Fig (Ficus sur) Fruits Mixed with Maize Grain

Diriba Diba, Yoseph Mekasha, Mengistu Urge, Adugna Tolera and Mitiku Eshetu…………………...

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.10

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Dairy Productive Potential, Challenges and Production opportunities of Horro and their F1 Jersey Crossbred Cows: A Case of Guduru Livestock Production and Research Center and Its Surroundings, West Oromia, Ethiopia

Demissu Hundie, Fekadu Beyene and Gemeda Duguma ..................................................................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.11

 

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Ferromagnetic Behavior in Zinc Ferrite Nanoparticles Synthesized using Coprecipitation Technique

Berhanu H, Raghavender A.T, Kebede L and Anjaneyulu T .............................................................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.12

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Structural Studies of BaTiO3 Ferroelectric Material Prepared by Green Chemistry (Sol-gel) Method

Dejene Tesfaye Shiferaw, Sreenu Kasam, Senbeto Kena and Kebede Legesse ...............................

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.13

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Validated Stability Indicating RP-HPLC Method for Simultaneous Estimation of Ofloxacin and Cefixime in their Combined Dosage Form

Nivrati Jain, Harshita Jain and Prateek Jain ………………………………………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.14

 

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Removal of Hexavalent Chromium from Aqueous Solutions using Some Plants Bark Powder as Adsorbents

Kalandar A and Hiranmai Yadav R …………………………………...……………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.15

 

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Optimization and Characterization of Thermostable Endo and Exocellulases by Humicola sp. SKESMBKU03

Santosh Kumar S, Edla Sujatha and Pabba Shiva Krishna ……………………….…………………….

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.16

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Characterization and Antibacterial Activity of a Glycoside Antibiotic from Streptomyces variabilis PO-178

Prashith Kekuda T.R, Onkarappa R and Jayanna N.D…………………………………………………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.17

 

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Ethnobotany of Wild and Semi-Wild Edible Plants of Chelia District, West-Central Ethiopia

Tena Regassa, Ensermu Kelbessa and Zemede Asfaw ………...………………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.18

 

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Growth Inhibition of Grain Spoilage Fungi by Selected Herbs and Spices Essential Oils

Diriba Chewaka, Dawit Abate, and Kelbessa Urga ………………………………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.19

 

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Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitory Activity of Green Tea Polyphenols

Raghavendra H.L, Prashith Kekuda T.R, Farhath Khanum ……………………………………………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.20

 

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Technology

 

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Development and Application of Spatially Parameterized Depth Duration Frequency Model for Estimation of Design Rainfall for Oromia State, Ethiopia

Megersa Tesfaye and Solomon Seyoum Demissie ………………………………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.21

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Implementation of Improved Jigs and Fixtures in the Production of Non-Active Rotary Paddy Weeder

Ankitesh Shrivastava and Ajay Verma …………………………………………..…………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.22

 

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Experimentation and Prediction of Temperature Rise in Turning Process using Response Surface Methodology

Zeelan Basha N, Semegn Cheneke and Geleta Fekadu ………………………………………………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.23

 

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Arts

 

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Paternal Involvement in Child- Rearing Activities: The Perspective of Adolescents in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Belay Tefera …………………………………………………………………………………………………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.24

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Self-Regulatory Behavior among Adolescent Students in Ethiopia –The Case of Ayer Tena High School, Kolfe Keranio Sub City, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Belay Tefera, Abdinasir Ahemed and Mintesenot Fentahun ……………..……………………………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.25

 

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Teachers’ Help of Students to Use English in Selected Secondary Schools at Nekemte, Ethiopia

Tamiru Olana and Italo Beriso ……………………………………………………………………………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.26

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The Relationship between Students’ Perceived EFL Classroom Climate and their Achievement in English Language

Abate Demissie Gedamu and Yirga Alem Siyawik... …………………………………………………......

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.27

 

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Practices in the Teaching of Listening in Grade 9 EFL Classrooms of Mote Secondary School

Geleta Dugassa, Eba Mijena and Ashenafi Bekele ……..........………………………………………….

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.28

 

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Analysis of the Design of Grade 9 Listening Lessons in the Student’s Book and Teacher's Guide of English for Ethiopia

Geleta Dugassa and Eba Mijena ……...……………………………………………………………………

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.29

 

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Analysis of Adoption Spell of Hybrid Maize in the Central Rift Valley, Oromyia National Regional State of Ethiopia: A Duration Model Approach

Adam Bekele and Yitayal Abebe ……...……………………………….………………………….............

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.30

 

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Profitability Study of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. Production around Wendo Genet District, Ethiopia

Tamirat Girma, Muluken Philiphos and Shewaye Abera ……...……………………………….………..

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/star.v3i4.31

 

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