Individual staff Profile

Name:Merkeb Getachew Gebre


Academic rank:Assisitant Professor

Research interestPlant nutrient management particularly on biochar on grain legumes, soil water management and climate risk management.

List of Publications (Journal Articles)

  1. Merkebu Getachew and Keteme Belete (2013). Yield Related Traits and Yield of Maize (Zea mays L.) as affected by Green manuring and Nitrogen levels at Mizan Teferi, South-West Ethiopia. International Journal of Agronomy & Plant Production. 4(7), 1462-1473.
  2. Merkebu Getachew (2014). Influence of Soil Water Deficit and Phosphorus application on Phosphorus Uptake and Yield of Soy bean (Glycine max L.) at Dejen, North-West Ethiopia. 7(7), 1889-1906. American Journal of Plant Sciences.
  3. Ebrie Yimam, Amsalu Nebiyu, Ali Mohammed and Merkebu Getachew (2015). Effect of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizers on Growth, Yield and Yield Components of Black Cumin (Nigella sativa L.) at Konta District, South West, Ethiopia. Journal of Agronomy 14(3): 112-120. 
  4. Merkebu Getachew and Techale Birhan (2015). Growth and Yield of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) as affected by Time and Ratio of Nitrogen Application at Jimma, South-West Ethiopia. International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research 4(1).
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  6. Kibrom beyene Amsalu Nebiyu and Merkebu Getachew (2015). Influence of Number of Nodes and Storage Duration of Vine Cuttings on Growth, Yield and Yield Components of Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) at Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia. 5(22).
  7. Dorar Tuoch, Amsalu Nebiyu and Merkebu Getachew (2016). Response of upland rice ‘Nerica-4’ to rates of N and P fertilizers in south west Ethiopia. Current Advances in Agricultural Sciences 8(1).http://www. indianjournals. com/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:caas&volume=8&issue=1&article=003
  8. Tewodros Mulualem, Meseret Molla and Merkebu Getachew (2016). Assessment of livestock genetic resource diversity in Ethiopia: An implication for conservation. Journal of Genetic and Environmental Resources Conservation. 3(2):150-163.
  9. Biftu Umer, Waktole Sori and Merkebu Getachew (2016). Evaluation of Castor (Ricinus communis L.) Accessions as feed for Eri-silkworm at Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia 56(4). Journal of Sericologia.

Conference  Proceeding

  1. Physiological Development, Interventions and Achievements on Sustainable Crop Productivity under the Changing Climatic Conditions. A concise review of researches.

Book articles

  1. Agro-meteorology and Response Farming
  2. Plant Physiology
  3. Seed Science and Technology
  4. Fundamentals of Crop Production