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  1. Assessment of suitable lands for irrigation is indispensable to plan and implement different programs in a cost-effective approach for sustainable land use planning and efficient utilization of the land. Hence...

    Authors: Workat Sebnie, Enyew Adgo and Hailu Kendie

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:39

    Content type: Research

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  2. Soybean [Glycine max (L) Merr.] is an annual leguminous crop serving as a source of food and feed, green manure, biodiesel and fiber. It is nodulated by diverse slow growing and fast growing rhizobia belonging to...

    Authors: Diriba Temesgen and Fassil Assefa

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:38

    Content type: Research

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  3. Water erosion, upland degradation and deforestation are key environmental problems in the Meki river watershed. The study assessed the land use land cover change (LULCC) for 30 years and it examined the contri...

    Authors: Alemu Beyene Woldesenbet, Sebsebe Demisew Wudmatas, Mekuria Argaw Denboba and Azage Gebreyohannes Gebremariam

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:37

    Content type: Research

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  4. The arid and semi-arid lands experience inherently unpredictable rainfall and frequent droughts, which are exacerbated by climate change. This consequently leads to deterioration of land resources, and eventua...

    Authors: Alphayo I. Lutta, Oliver Vivian Wasonga, Moses M. Nyangito, Falendra Kumar Sudan and Lance W. Robinson

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:36

    Content type: Research

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  5. Soil erosion is one of the major environmental challenges and has a significant impact on potential land productivity and food security in many highland regions of Ethiopia. Quantifying and identifying the spa...

    Authors: Veera Narayana Balabathina, R. P. Raju, Wuletaw Mulualem and Gedefaw Tadele

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:35

    Content type: Research

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  6. There is scarcity of scientific information on stocks and retention rate of soil organic carbon (SOC) among mixed farming systems in humid Western Ethiopia. The objectives of study were to determine the SOC st...

    Authors: Abdenna Deressa, Markku Yli-Halla and Muktar Mohamed

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:34

    Content type: Research

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  7. Ethiopia is gifted with abundant natural resources of adequate landmass, fertile soil, favorable climate, water, wildlife, and others. Many of its resources are not properly identified, well managed, and fully...

    Authors: Simachew Bantigegn Wassie

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:33

    Content type: Review

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  8. Prediction and modeling using integrated datasets and expertise from various disciplines greatly improve the management of invasive species. So far several attempts have been made to predict, handle, and mitig...

    Authors: Nurhussen Ahmed, Clement Atzberger and Worku Zewdie

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:32

    Content type: Review

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  9. The Nile monitor (Varanus niloticus) is the largest lizard native to Sub-Saharan Africa along the Nile River. The species inhabits a wide variety of habitats including woodlands, grasslands, mangroves, and swamps...

    Authors: Dessalegn Ejigu and Nega Tassie

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:31

    Content type: Research

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  10. Adequate phosphorus (P) and foliar zinc (Zn) in groundnut required for obtaining Zn-enriched grain and optimum yield. However, it was very low in the area. Due to that objective of the study was to investigate...

    Authors: Hintsa Meresa, Dereje Assefa and Yemane Tsehaye

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:30

    Content type: Research

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  11. The release of hazardous synthetic dyes into industrial effluents has emerged as an environmental problem requiring remediation. The present study focused on the preparation of a new and environmentally-friend...

    Authors: Gietu Yirga Abate, Adugna Nigatu Alene, Adere Tarekegne Habte and Desiew Mekuanint Getahun

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:29

    Content type: Research

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  12. Agro-industrial wastewaters in Ethiopia cause severe environmental pollution problems. Research evidence showed that anaerobic reactors are good options for the treatment of these wastewaters. But, their final...

    Authors: Ermias Alayu and Seyoum Leta

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:25

    Content type: Research

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  13. It is a great challenge to obtain reliable gridded meteorological data in some data-scarce and complex territories like the Himalaya region. Less dense observed raingauge data are unable to represent rainfall ...

    Authors: Tanmoyee Bhattacharya, Deepak Khare and Manohar Arora

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:24

    Content type: Research

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  14. Addis Ababa City’s river ecosystem is under extreme pressure as a result of inappropriate practices of dumping domestic and industrial wastes; thus, threatening its ability to maintain basic ecological, social...

    Authors: Deshu Mamo Mekuria, Alemnew Berhanu Kassegne and Seyoum Leta Asfaw

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:23

    Content type: Research

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  15. Climate analysis at relevant time scales is important for water resources management, agricultural planning, flood risk assessment, ecological modeling and climate change adaptation. This study analyses spati...

    Authors: Arragaw Alemayehu, Molla Maru, Woldeamlak Bewket and Mohammed Assen

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:22

    Content type: Research

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  16. Road deicing salts are impacting freshwater ecosystems in snowy regions worldwide. Rock salt (typically sodium chloride) is transported to and stored in regional facilities that operate year-round and are cont...

    Authors: Rebecca Tharp and Dana Allen

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:21

    Content type: Research

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  17. Water fetching and firewood collection are among home activities that are part of the daily routine of many households in rural Ethiopia. Households travel long distances and spend large amounts of time every ...

    Authors: Abdulaziz Mosa, Harald Grethe and Khalid Siddig

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:20

    Content type: Research

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  18. Soil degradation due to soil erosion is one of the major environmental threats in developing countries. In resource limited conditions, computing the spatial distribution of soil erosion risk has become an es...

    Authors: Rediet Girma and Eshetu Gebre

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:19

    Content type: Research

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  19. For manipulating N2 fixation and improve the N benefits to agricultural legumes, there is a need to reduce the inhibitory effect of applied N on Rhizobia inoculant. The optimum level of inorganic N as starter fer...

    Authors: Zerihun Getachew Gebrehana and Lijalem Abeble Dagnaw

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:14

    Content type: Research

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  20. Agriculture remains to be the leading sector that contributes enormously to economic development in Ethiopia. Despite its significant contribution to livelihoods, the sector faces persistent challenges due to ...

    Authors: Muluken G. Wordofa, Eric N. Okoyo and Eliso Erkalo

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:13

    Content type: Research

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  21. Stone mining is one of the main livelihood activities in areas close to major cities in Ethiopia. Mining tends to make a notable impact on woody plant species and soil properties. Information regarding the eff...

    Authors: Leake Belay, Emiru Birhane, Amanuel Zenebe, Askal Weldu, Stella Nwawulu Chiemela and Negasi Solomon

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:12

    Content type: Research

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  22. Litterfall input and associated nutrient flux are critically important in the restoration of soil in degraded landscapes through exclosures. This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of exclosure on sea...

    Authors: Fikrey Tesfay, Kibebew Kibret, Aster Gebrekirstos and Kiros Meles Hadgu

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:11

    Content type: Research

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  23. The export drive for watermelon production is huge and so is pesticide usage. However, the health and safety of the farmers, as well as threat to the environment lie in the shadow. The purpose of the study is ...

    Authors: Michael K. Miyittah, Moses Kwadzo, Abigail Peprah Gyamfua and Daniel E. Dodor

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:10

    Content type: Research

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  24. Pursuing GHG reductions by means of all resources and efforts has turned out no result to stop or even slow the global warming: the globe still gets warmer and warmer, especially in the recent years, at record...

    Authors: Qinghan Bian

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:8

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:18

  25. This study aims at assessing how riparian zones have been altered through various land use activities and the implications of its capacity to mitigate flood. The study focused mainly on examining the land use/...

    Authors: Oluwayemisi S. Olokeogun, Ayansina Ayanlade and Olusola O. Popoola

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:6

    Content type: Research

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  26. Africa is the most vulnerable continent in the world; which recurrent droughts, extreme temperature and rainfall affects agriculture and food security. The aim of this study was to analyze the trends in extrem...

    Authors: Abadi Berhane, Gebre Hadgu, Walelign Worku and Berhanu Abrha

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:3

    Content type: Research

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  27. Resettlement has been conceived as a viable solution to the continual impoverishment and destitution of Ethiopian rural communities. However, it has considerable impacts on natural resources of the environment...

    Authors: Alemayehu Abera, Teshome Yirgu and Abera Uncha

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:2

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:5

  28. Forest plays an important role in climate regulation and carbon sequestration. Komto Forest is one of the remnant natural forests found in Guto Gida district of East Wollega zone, Ethiopia, has been supporting...

    Authors: Milkessa Dangia Negassa, Demissie Tsega Mallie and Dessalegn Obsi Gemeda

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2020 9:1

    Content type: Research

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  29. This study aimed to evaluate variables that influence traffic flow and its contribution to touristic transportation in a touristic road, Iran. The traffic flow data were extracted from the hour-by-hour data in...

    Authors: Neda Kardani-Yazd, Nadia Kardani-Yazd and Mohammad Reza Mansouri Daneshvar

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:34

    Content type: Research

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  30. Considering the lack of research over this region the Statistical Downscaling Model (SDSM) was used as a tool for downscaling meteorological data statistically over four representative regions in the eastern s...

    Authors: Oscar D. Molina and Christian Bernhofer

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:33

    Content type: Research

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  31. Following publication of the original article (Mansouri Daneshvar et al. 2019), the corrected text with the reference citations are given below:

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Mansouri Daneshvar, Ghazaleh Rabbani and Susan Shirvani

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:32

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:23

  32. Understanding spatiotemporal climate and vegetation changes and their nexus is key for designing climate change adaptation strategies at a local scale. However, such a study is lacking in many basins of Ethiop...

    Authors: Gizachew Kabite Wedajo, Misgana K. Muleta, Berhan Gessesse and Sifan A. Koriche

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:31

    Content type: Research

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  33. Greenbelt, known as the most restrictive form of urban containment policy, is a geographical boundary around a city or urban region to prevent urban sprawl. In the present study, the urban greenbelt plans were...

    Authors: Neda Kardani-Yazd, Nadia Kardani-Yazd and Mohammad Reza Mansouri Daneshvar

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:30

    Content type: Research

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  34. Vegetables grown at contaminated sites can take up and accumulate toxic and potentially toxic elements at concentrations that are toxic to human health. The present study determined the levels of potentially t...

    Authors: Minbale Aschale, Yilma Sileshi and Mary Kelly-Quinn

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:29

    Content type: Research

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  35. Bangladesh is known as a deltaic plain at the confluence of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna River Basins (GBM) and their tributaries. The rainfall pattern of northeastern part of Bangladesh is changing alon...

    Authors: Shetu Akter, M. Farhad Howladar, Zia Ahmed and Tayabur Rashid Chowdhury

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:28

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  36. Forest stand density in tropical rainforests is crucial functional and structural variable of forest ecosystems in which above ground biomass can be derived. Currently, there is a growing demand for airborne a...

    Authors: Agerie Nega Wassihun, Yousif A. Hussin, L. M. Van Leeuwen and Zulkiflee A. Latif

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:27

    Content type: Research

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  37. This study investigates the common and anthropogenic activities that impact the science of groundwater in and around an industrial zone and exhibits the utilization of multivariate statistical methods for grou...

    Authors: A. Keshav Krishna, K. Rama Mohan and B. Dasaram

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:26

    Content type: Research

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  38. Nowadays freshwater quality deterioration and quantity depletion are rapidly increasing across the globe. Especially fluoride polluted groundwater is causing a severe shortage of water supply and public health...

    Authors: Jemal Fito, Hanan Said, Sisay Feleke and Abebe Worku

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:25

    Content type: Research

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  39. The use of existing land use/cover type exerts more pressure on the natural dynamism of the watersheds and hydrology due to continued cultivation and mis-management of land resource. The objectives of this stu...

    Authors: Tolera Megersa, Dessie Nedaw and Mekuria Argaw

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:24

    Content type: Research

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  40. Urban sprawl, as an unsustainable urban expansion, relates to direct and indirect impacts on regional climate change in urbanized regions. In this paper, the effect of urban sprawl on regional climate change h...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Mansouri Daneshvar, Ghazaleh Rabbani and Susan Shirvani

    Citation: Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:23

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Systems Research 2019 8:32