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Kindu Mekonnen Tegegne

Evaluation of selected indigenous and exotic tree and shrub species for soil fertility improvement and fodder production in the Highland areas of western Shewa, Ethiopia

ISBN-13 Online: 978-3-7001-3975-1
Subject Area: Natural Science
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Titelei page 1

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Acknowledgements page 4

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Abstract page 6

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Zusammenfassung page 8

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Table of contents page 10

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I. General introduction | II. Objectives of the study page 13

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III. Chemical composition of the green biomass of indigenous tree and shrub species in Galessa-Jeldu areas, Ethiopia: Implications for soil fertility management page 16

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IV. Soil properties under four homestead grown indigenous tree and shrub species in Galessa-Jeldu areas, Ethiopia page 25

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V. Performance of eight tree species in the highland Vertisol areas if Ginchi, Ethiopia: Growth, foliage nutrient concentration and effect on soil chemical properties page 37

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VI. Tree species screened on the highland Nitisol areas of Holetta, Ethiopia: Biomass production, nutrient contents and effect on soil nitrogen page 48

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VII. Nutritional values of three indigenous woody fodder plant species in the Galessa-Jeldu areas of Ethiopia page 58

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VIII. General conclusions and recommendations page 66

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IX. References page 67

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X. Index of tables page 75

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XI. Table of figures page 76

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XII. Appendices page 77

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XIII. Table of abbreviations page 80

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XIV. Curriculum vitae page 82