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International Research Journal of Plant Science

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Ashenafi Ayenew

Access and Benefit Sharing Directorate, Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute, Ethiopia


  • Research Article   
    Community’s knowledge on “Teff” Eragrostis tef, (Zucc.) Trotter) farming practice and processing at central Ethiopia
    Author(s): Tesfaye Bekele*, Wubeshet Teshome, Tamene Yohannes and Ashenafi Ayenew

    Documentation and its transfer system of that indigenous knowledge on the production and processing of “Teff” from communities of different “Teff” growing agroecology of Ethiopia is limited. The present study aimed to document Community’s Knowledge on “Teff” Eragrostis tef, (Zucc.) Trotter) farming practice and processing at Central Ethiopia: Chafe Donsa, Minjar Shankora, Ada’a Barga and Ejere districts of (Amhara and Oromia Regional States). The study methods were followed purposive and random sampling, interviewing selected elder people (women and men) who have long history on knowledge of “Teff” production by means of a semi-structured questionnaire and focus group discussion. Accordingly, 64.44% of the respondents were farmers who were producing “Teff” for long period and have knowledge on it (all are males). .. View More»
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