Tropical Agriculture

Current Issue

Vol. 101 No. 1 (2024)
Published March 7, 2024

Welcome to Tropical Agriculture, a journal established to publish the results of original research on aspects of food and agriculture that would lead to greater productivity and sustainability in tropical regions.

The journal is peer-reviewed and has an international readership. We should be pleased to receive your manuscripts for consideration for publication with us.

The overarching aim of Tropical Agriculture is to contribute to the process of food systems and agricultural development in tropical agro-ecosystems, through publication of papers in the area of agricultural and agricultural related science and technology.

The specific objectives of the Journal are:

  • To address the practical aspects of sustainable tropical agriculture production, improvement, protection and commodity utilization, worldwide.
  • To foster the application of science and technology to understanding and removal of constraints to tropical agricultural productivity and food systems.
  • To publish the results of original research which make significant contributions to knowledge on the practice of sustainable and productive tropical agriculture.

Research Papers

Ramson Adombilla, Abdul-Halim Abubakari, Felix Kofi Abagale
1 - 18
Effect of drip irrigation regime and mulching on growth and yield parameters of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) varieties
Adewale Opeyemi Adeoti, Oyindamola Caroline Filani, Oluwafemi Oluwatoyin Richard Pitan
19 - 28
Optimising crop protection and yield: The impact of poultry manure and NPK fertiliser on cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) insect pest management
Damilola A. Tanimowo, Emmanuel O. Ewuola, Oyebiodun G. Longe
29 - 38
Effect of in ovo betaine-hydrochloride supplementation on hatchability, chick quality and organ weights of broiler chicks
A. Mohammed, O Ibrahim
39 - 55
Nutritive value of false yam seeds (Icacina oliviformis) as affected by sodium chloride treatment in layer chicken production
Adeyemi Sunday Adenaike, Christianah Temitope Akinrinola, Fatai Akanni Adewole, Bukunmi Rebecca Oyeleye, Tolulope Rhoda Adewuyi, Christian Obiora Ndubuisi Ikeobi
56 - 67
Relationships between insulin-like growth factor 2 gene polymorphism and growth curve parameters of Nigerian indigenous purebred and crossbred chickens
Gebreyes Gurmu, Sheleme Beyene, Yihenew G. Selassie, Selamyihun Kidanu
68 - 89
Lime requirement determination methods on acid neutralisation efficiency under selected acidic soils of the Ethiopian highlands
Adugna Babu, Kitessa Hundera, Tibebu Bekere
90 - 105
Challenges of biodiversity management within the agroecosystem of West Arsi Zone, southeast Ethiopia
R.O. Sanusi, B.O. Ajibola, A.O. Ibrahim, E.I. Isegbe, O.B. Benson, O.O. Oke, R.M. Adebayo, J.O. Ifabiyi
106 - 114
Intensity of technology adoption among selected cassava farmers in Ogun State, Nigeria

Review Paper

Arshad Naji Alhasnawi, Yassir Dakheel Kremsh Alasadiy, Febri Doni
120 - 134
Assessment of the genetic diversity in plants using molecular markers: a review and perspective
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Publication Fee

In 2019, Tropical Agriculture journal transitioned to a fully open access journal. For manuscripts first received on or after 1st April 2021, if they are accepted for publication after the peer review process is complete, for a Research Paper and a Review Paper, a publication fee of US$200 and for a Research Note, Short Communication and for students (need to submit a copy of student’s identification), a publication fee of US$100 will be charged to the lead author.