Individual staff Profile

First Name:    Derbew Belew
Academic Rank:    Associate Professor 
College/Institute:    College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Department/Team:    Horticulture and Plant Sciences
Field of Specialization:    Horticulture (Fruit Science)
Research Interest:     Agronomy, Physiology
List of Publications:   
1.    Bikila Akassa, Derbew Belew and Adugna Debela, 2014. Effect of Inter and Intra Row Spacing on Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) Seed and Ware Tuber Seedling Emergence and Establishment at Bako, Western Ethiopia. Journal of Agronomy, 13(3): 127-130.

2.    Belay Tolera, Mulugeta Diro and Derbew Belew, 2014.Effects of Gibberellic Acid and Kinetin on In Vitro Aseptic Shoot Tip Culture Establishment of Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.)Varieties Grown In Ethiopian Sugar Estates. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR). 16 (1):496-504.

3.    Harnet Abrha, Derbew Belew and Gebremedhin Woldegiorgis, 2014. Effect of inter and intra row spacing on seed tuber yield and yield components of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) at Ofla Woreda, Northern Ethiopia. African Journal of Plant Science. 8(6):285-290.

4.    Belay Tolera, Mulugeta Diro and Derbew Belew, 2014. Response of Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) Varieties to BAP and Kinetin on in vitro Shoot Multiplication. International Journal of Innovative Research and Development. 3(5): 694 -697. 

5.    Belay Tolera, Mulugeta Diro and Derbew Belew.2014. Response of Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) Varieties to BAP and IAA on In vitro Shoot Multiplication. Advances in Crop Science and Technology, 2(2):1-4.

6.    Yemane Kahsay, Fetien Abay and Derbew Belew, 2013. Intra row spacing effect on shelf life of onion varieties (Allium cepa L.) at Aksum, Northern Ethiopia, Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science, 5(6):127-136.

7.    M. Hailu, T. S. Workneh and D. Belew, 2013.  Postharvest technology of banana fruit, Review. African Journal of Biotechnology, 12(7): 635-647.

8.    Yemane Kahsay, Derbew Belew and Fetien Abay, 2013. Effect of intra-row spacing on yield and quality of some onion varieties (Allium cepa L.) at Aksum, Northern Ethiopia,  African Journal of Plant Science, 7(12):613-622. 

9.    KokobeW/Yohannes, Derbew Belew and Adugna Debela , 2013.Effect of Farmyard Manure and Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates on Growth, Yield and Yield Components of Onion (Allium cepa.L.) at Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia, Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 12(6):228-234.

10.    Yemane Kahsay, Fetien Abay and Derbew Belew, 2013. Effect of intra-row spacing on plant growth and yield of onion varieties (Allium cepa L.) at Aksum, Northern Ethiopia, African Journal of Agricultural Research, 9(10): 931-940.

11.    Biniam Adugna, Derbew Belew and Negussie Kassa, 2013. Response of Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L.) Cultivars to Different Postharvest Preservatives, Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 16: 1051-1055.

12.    M. Belayneh, T. S. Workneh and D. Belew, 2013. Physicochemical and sensory evaluation of some cooking banana (Musa spp.) for boiling and frying process, Journal of Food Sciece and Technology  DOI 10.1007/s13197-013-0940-z

13.    Tesfaye Getachew, Derebew Belew, Solomon Tulu, 2013. Yield and growth parameters of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.0 as influenced by intra row spacing and time of earthing up: In Boneya Degem district, Central highlands of Ethiopia, International Journal of Agricultural Research.

14.    Shushay Chernet, Derbew Belew and Fetien Abay, 2013. Genetic Variability and Association of Characters in Tomato (Solanum lecopersicon L.) Genotypes in Northern Ethiopia, International Journal of Agricultural Research, 8 (2):67-76.

15.    Jiregna Tasisa, Derbew Belew, and Kassahun Bantte. 2012. Genetic Associations Analysis among some Traits of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Genotypes in West Showa, Ethiopia. International Journal of Plant Breeding and Genetics 6(3):129-139

16.    Dereje Ademe, Derbew Belew and Getachew Tabor, 2012. Influence of bulb topping and intra-row spacing on yield and quality of some shallot (Allium cepa var. Aggregatum) varieties at Aneded woreda, West Amhara,. African Journal of Plant Science, 6(6):190-202.

17.    Daba Mengesha, Derbew Belew, Wosene Gebreselassie and Waktole Sori, 2012.Growth and Yield Performance of Anchote [Coccinia abyssinica (Lam.) Cogn.] in Response to Contrasting Environment, Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 11(4):172-181.

18.    Amina J.Gojeh, Derbew Belew and Ali Mohammed, 2012.Yield and Quality of Indeterminate Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Varieties with Staking Methods in Jimma, Singapore Journal of Scientific Research, 2(2):33-46.

19.    Biniam Adugna, Derbew Belew and Negussie Kassa,  2012. Effect of Pulsing Solution on Postharvest Performance of Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L.)  Cultivars, Trends in Horticultural Research, 2(1):8-13.

20.    M. Hailu, T. Seyoum Workneh and D. Belew. 2012. Effect of packaging materials on shelf life and quality of banana cultivars (Musa spp.). J Food Sci Technol. DOI 10.1007/s13197-012-0826-5.

21.    M. Hailu, T. S. Workneh and D. Belew. 2012. Effect of packaging materials on the quality of banana cultivars. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 7(7):1226-1237.

22.    Menberu Kitila, Derbew Belew, Ali Mohammed, Yehenew Getachew, 2012. Effect of intra-row spacing and variety on fruit yield and quality of fresh market tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) under Jimma condition, Ethiopia, Ethiopian Journal of Applied Sciences and Technology, 3 (1): 32-42.

23.    Berhanu Yadeta, Derbew Belew, Wosene Gebreselassie and Fekadu Marame, 2011. Genetic Association among Some Attributes of Hot Pepper (Capsicum annum L.) Genotypes in West Shoa, Ethiopia. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, 7(4):567-573.

24.    Berhanu Yadeta, Derbew Belew, Wosene Gebreselassie and Fekadu Marame, 2011. Variability, Heritability and Genetic Advance in Hot Pepper (Capsicum annum L.) Genotypes in West Shoa, Ethiopia. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, 10(4): 587-592.

25.    Maru Ayenew, Derbew Belew, Ali Mohammed and Wondifraw T., 2011. Development of simple methods for the determination of the optimum harvesting date of six cultivars of avocado fruits. Trends in Horticultural Research. 1(1):12-19.

26.    Jiregna Tasisa, Derbew Belew and Kassaun Bantte, 2011. Variability, Heritability and Genetic Advance in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.). American-Eurasian Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Science, 11 (1):87-94.

27.    Derbew B., Astatkie T., Mokashi A.N., Yehenew G. and C.P. Patil, 2010. Effects of salinity and mycorrhizal inoculation (Glomus fasciculatum) on growth responses of grape rootstocks (Vitis spp). South African Journal of Enology and Viticulture, 31 (2): 82-88.

28.    Claudia Mitchell, Derbew Belew, Adugna Debela, Diriba Muleta and Sirawdink Fikreyesus, 2010. “The farmer and her husband”: Engendering the curriculum in a Faculty of Agriculture in an Ethiopian university, Agenda (86): 66-77.

29.    Derbew B. and A.N. Mokashi, C.P. Patel and R. Hegde, 2007. Effect of mycorrhizal inoculation and different salinity levels on root colonization, growth and chlorophyll content of grape rootstocks (Vitis spp). International Journal of Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension, 10: 79-83.

30.    Derbew B. and A.N. Mokashi, 2007. Studies on salt tolerance in grapes (Vitis spp) (Abstract) – Karnataka Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 20 (4): 887.

Proceedings
1.    Asmare Dagnew and Derbew Belew. 2013. Production, Research and Development Status of Fruits in Ethiopia. pp. 97-135. In: Brhane Gebrekidan, Seme Debela, Solomon Bekure, Taye Bezuneh, Solomon Hailemariam and Gete Zeleke (eds.), Proceedings of the Workshop on The State of Agricultural Science and Technology in Ethiopia, Held at International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), 28-30 November 2011, Ethiopian Academy of Sciences (EAS), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

2.    Harnet Abrha, Derbew Belew and Gebremedhin Woldegiorgis, 2013. Effect of Inter- and Intra-Row Spacing on Seed Tuber Yield and Yield Components of Potato at Ofla Woreda, In: Seed Potato Tuber Production and Dissemination Experiences, Challenges and Prospects. Proceedings of the National Workshop on Seed Potato Tuber Production and Dissemination, 12-14 March 2012, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

3.    Girma Hailemichael, Digafie Tilahun, Ali Mohammed, Derbew Belew and Amsalu Nebiyu, 2009.  Effect of Stage of Maturity at Harvest on Quality of Different Ginger Cultivars in Southwestern Ethiopia. Proceedings of the Second Biennial Conference of Ethiopian Horticultural Science Society, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2: 96-99.

Book
Derbew Belew and Jeong Cheon Soon, 2014. Fruit Production in Ethiopia. Kangwon National University (KNU) Press, ISBN 978-89-7157-342-6.
Contact address
P. O. Box:    307 Jimma University,Ethiopia
Office Tel.:    +251-471110019
Cell Phone:    +251-917551195
Fax:    +251-471110934
E-mail Address:    Derbew.Belew@ju.edu.et or dbelew2002@yahoo.com