Journal of Energy and Natural Resources

Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2016

  • Soils Characteristics in Maize Based Farming System of Western Oromia, Ethiopia

    Dagne Chimdessa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2016
    Pages: 37-46
    Received: Jul. 17, 2016
    Accepted: Jul. 28, 2016
    Published: Aug. 21, 2016
    Abstract: Understanding soil fertility status is a prerequisite to implement appropriate soil management practices for sustainable agricultural production and productivity. In view of this, a study was conducted at Kejo and Ongobo farmers’ fields, located at GobuSeyo District of East Wollega Zone of Oromia region in 2011. To investigate soil characteristics,... Show More
  • Assessment of Tree Planting Trend in Karemo Division in Siaya County: Kenya

    Andrew C. Soi, Patrick Odhiamb Hayombe, Regina Ochieng Nyunja

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2016
    Pages: 47-52
    Received: May 10, 2016
    Accepted: Jun. 01, 2016
    Published: Aug. 25, 2016
    Abstract: Tree planting-trend has been taking in Karemo Division for the last 28 years (1985-2014). This is an average rotation of exotic trees species in the study area like Eucalyptus, cypress, casuarinas and pine that are present in the study area. Survived trees sequester carbon, but the amount of carbon that can be sequestered by these trees is not know... Show More