Advances in Bioscience and Bioengineering

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2016

  • Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi of Different Plant Species Grown in Three Land Use Types in Wensho and Shebidino Districts of Sidama in Southern Ethiopia

    Beyene Dobo, Fassil Asefa, Zebene Asfaw

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2016
    Pages: 25-34
    Received: Jun. 13, 2016
    Accepted: Jul. 01, 2016
    Published: Jul. 21, 2016
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    Abstract: Diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) of culturally protected forest, agroforestry practices, and mono-cropping lands has been investigated in Wensho and Shebedino districts of Sidama Zone in Southern Ethiopia. Rhizosphere soil and root samples of plant components from each land use type were analyzed for spore density, diversity and AM-r... Show More
  • Bioprospecting Potential of Ocimum basilicum for Access and Benefit Sharing Around Bahir Dar City Administration, West Gojam and Northwest Gondar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia

    Amare Seifu Assefa, Ashenafi Ayenew Hailu, Edeget Merawi Betsiha, Taye Birhanu Belay, Abiyselassie Mulatu Gashaw, Yibrehu Emshaw Ketema

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2016
    Pages: 35-42
    Received: Jul. 18, 2016
    Accepted: Jul. 28, 2016
    Published: Aug. 12, 2016
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    Abstract: The genus Ocimum is positioned high among some of the amazing herbs for having vast medicinal potentialities. Ocimum basilicum L. belongs to the Lamiaceae family referred to as the ‘King of Herbs’ has been used extremely as a traditional medicine for various diseases. Therefore, the objective of this study was to assess the Bioprospecting potential... Show More