Individual staff Profile

First Name:    Wosene Gebreselassie Abtew
Academic Rank:    Assistant Professor
College/Institute:    College of Agriculture and Vet. Medicine
Department/Team:    Horticulture and Plant Science
Field of Specialization:    Molecular Plant Breeding
Research Interest:    Adaptation of plants to climate change, Bioinformatics for crop diversity and Breeding, Molecular population genomics.
List of Publications: 
Peer reviewed journals

  • Ali Mohammed, Wosene Gebreselassie and Tigist Nardos, 2013. Effect of Effective Microorganisms (EM) Seed Treatment and Types of Potting Mix on the Emergence and Growth of Coffee (Coffea arabica L.) Seedlings. International Journal of Agricultural Research, 8: 34-41.
  • 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: 172-181.
  • Jiregna Tasisa, Derbew Belew, Kassahun Bantte and Wosene Gebreselassie, 2011. Variability, Heritability and Genetic Advance in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Genotypes in West Shoa, Ethiopia. American Eurasian Journal of Agri. and Envi. Sciences, 11 (1) 87-94.
  • Berhanu Yadeta, Derbew Belew, Wosene Gebreselassie and Fekadu Marame, 2011. Variability, Heritability and Genetic Advance in Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) Genotypes in West Shoa, Ethiopia, American Eurasian Journal of Agri. and Envi. Sciences, 10 (4) 587-592.
  • Berhanu Yadeta, Derbew Belew, Wosene Gebreselassie and Fekadu Marame, 2011. Genetic Association among Some Attributes of Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum L) Genotypes in West Shoa, Ethiopia, Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, 7(4):567-573.
  • Wosene Gebreselassie, Ali Mohammed and Anteneh Netsere, 2010. Pre-sowing Treatment of Coffee (Coffea arabica L.) Seeds to Enhance Emergence and Subsequent growth of Seedlings. Research Journal of Seed Science, 3(4): 218-226.


  • Wosene Gebreselassie, Alireza Seifi and Yuling Bai, 2011. Fine Mapping of Ol-1, a Resistance Gene to Tomato Powdery Mildew (Oidium neolycopersici). Proceedings of Scientific Students' Conference 2011. Euro League for Life Science (ELLS). October 20-21, 2011. Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • Wosene G., Yuling B. And Alireza S. 2011, BAC library screening to narrow a gap in the region of Ol-1, a resistance gene for tomato powdery mildew (Oidium neolycopersici), on chromosome 6 of tomato genome. Annual Research Conference of Jimma University, April 8 – 9, 2010, Jimma,Ethiopia.
  • A. Netsere, T. Shimber T. Kufa, E. Taye and W. Gebreselassie, 2006. Yield response of forest Arabica coffee to ridges and rejuvenation methods. 21st International Coffee Science Conference (ASIC). Sept. 11-15, 2006. Montpellier, France.
  • Taye Kufa, Anteneh Netsere, Endale Taye, Wosene Gebreselassie and Shimeles Habtewold, 2004. Yield response of Arabica coffee cultivars under various tillage and transplanting practices in southwestern Ethiopia. 20th International Coffee Science Conference (ASIC). Oct.11-15,2004. Bangalore, India.

News letter

  • Anteneh Netsere, Wosene Gebreselassie, 2002: Yield response of forest coffee to soil moisture conservation and rejuvenation methods. AgriTopia 17(2/4): 10-12.

Contact address
P. O. Box:    1643, Jimma, Ethiopia
Office Tel.:    +251 471 110102
Cell Phone:    +251 917 805455
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