Staff Individual List

First Name:    Abebayehu Aticho
Academic Rank:    MSc, Assistant Professor
College/Institute:    College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Department/Team:    Natural Resources Management
Field of Specialization:    Soil Sciences
Research Interest:    Wetland soils, Soil carbon dynamics, soil fertility and plant nutrition, soil- water –plant relationship, soil conservation,  wetlands and cranes.


List of Publications:   

Journal articles

  1. Bayu Dume, DejeneAyele, AlemayehuRegassa, GezahegnBarecha(2016). Interactive Effects of Biochar in Soil Related to Feedstock and Pyrolysis Temperature. American- Eurasian J.Agric. & Environ. Sci., 16(3): 442-448.
  2. Dessalegn Obsi Gemeda, Abebayehu Aticho Minstro, Debela Hunde Feyssa, Akalu Dafissa Sima  and Tariku Mekonnen Gutema. 2016. Community knowledge, attitude and practice towards black crowned crane (Balearica pavonina L.) conservation in Chora Boter district of Jimma Zone, Ethiopia, Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment, 8(4), 40-48.
  3. Abebayehu Aticho, Misgnaw Tamirat, Abriham Bantirgu, Solomon Tulu, Alemayehu Regassa and Bayu Dume. 2013. Influences of Mineral Nitrogen and Phosphorous Fertilization on Yield and Yield Contributing Components in Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.). African Journal of Agricultural  Research Vol. 9(7), pp. 670-675
  4. Abebayehu Aticho 1213. Evaluating Organic Carbon Storage Capacity of Forest Soil: Case Study in Kafa Zone Bita District, Southwestern Ethiopia. American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 13 (1): 95-100,
  5. Abebayehu Aticho and Eyasu Elias 2011. Soil nutrient stock evaluation under different land use types in the smallholder farming systems of Jimma Zone, Ethiopia
  6. Abebayehu Aticho, Eyasu Elias and Jan Diels, 2011. Comparative Analysis of Soil Nutrient Balance at Farm Level: A Case Study in Jimma Zone, Ethiopia. International Journal of Soil Science, 6: 259-266.
  7. Tariku Mekonnen and Abebayehu Aticho, 2011. The driving forces of Boye wetland degradation and its bird species composition, Jimma, Southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment Vol. 3(8), ISSN 2006 – 9847.


  1. Abebayehu Aticho 2011. Soil Fertility Management and Nutrient Balance across different socio-economic classes and farm components in Southwest Ethiopia.  ISBN 978-3-639-33792-1, 64 P. VDM Verlag Dr. Müller e.K.

Contact address

P. O. Box:    Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine P. O. Box 307 Jimma, Ethiopia
Office Tel.:    -
Cell Phone:    +251-928-840-049
Fax:    251-047-111-09-34
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