Dr. Fikre Lemessa Ocho

Dr. Fikre Lemessa Ocho

Assistant Professor
Jimma University, Ethiopia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Hannover University, Germany

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Plant Pathology
Plant Disease

Selected Publications

  1. Yadessa, G.B., A.H.C. van Bruggen and F.L. Ocho, 2010. Effects of different soil amendments on bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum and on the yield of tomato. J. Plant Pathol., 92: 439-450.
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  2. Lemessa, F. and W. Zeller, 2007. Screening rhizobacteria for biological control of Ralstonia solanacearum in Ethiopia. Biol. Control, 42: 336-344.
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  3. Lemessa, F. and W. Zeller, 2007. Pathogenic characterisation of strains of Ralstonia solanacearum from Ethiopia and influence of plant age on susceptibility of hosts against R. solanacearum. J. Plant Dis. Protect., 114: 241-249.
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  4. Lemessa, F. and W. Zeller, 2007. Isolation and characterization of Ralstonia Solanacearum strains from solanaceae crops in Ethiopia. J. Basic Microbiol., 47: 40-49.
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  5. Lemessa, F. and A. Tesfaye, 2005. Evaluation of bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) genotypes for multiple resistance to angular and floury leaf spot diseases. Trop. Sci., 45: 63-66.
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  6. Lemessa, F., 2004. Effects of intercropping and cultivar mixtures on bean diseases and yield. Pest Manage. J. Ethiopia, 8: 71-81.