Mr. Wosene Gebreselassie Abtew
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Mr. Wosene Gebreselassie Abtew

Lecturer ans Researcher
Jimma University, Ethiopia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. Student in Agriculture from University of Hohenheim, Germany

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Dr. Wosene Gebreselassie Abtew is currently working as Lecturer and Researcher at Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine. He is PhD Student in Agriculture from Universitat Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. He has obtained his MSc in Plant Sciences from Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Previously he has performed his duties as Chairman of a Committee in preparing research strategic plan for college of agriculture and member in developing different curricula at Jimma University, and acted as Research Sub-Centre Manager at Tepi Agr. Research Centre in different periods. He co-advised two MSc students thesis. He also organized senior seminars and research projects of BSc students. He is author and co-author of 12 journal article and 4 proceeding contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Genetic Diversity
Plant Breeding
Genetic Resources

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Zeleke, K., A. Demissew and G. Wosene, 2020. Heterosis and combining ability of highland adapted maize (Zea mays. L) DH lines for desirable agronomic traits. Afr. J. Plant Sci., 14: 121-133.
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  2. Mengistu, B., W. Gebrselassie and T. Disasa, 2020. Diversity analysis in Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass. germplasms collected from Ethiopia. Chem. Biomol. Eng., 5: 8-14.
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  3. Tiruneh, A., W. Gebrselass and A. Tesfaye, 2019. Genetic diversity study on upland rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes based on morphological traits in southwestern Ethiopia. Asian J. Crop Sci., 11: 17-24.
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  4. Taha, Z., A. Assefa, S. Alamerew and W. Gebreselassie, 2016. Phenotypic diversity in Ethiopian food barley genotypes. Am. Eurasian J. Agric. Environ. Sci., .
  5. Tadesse, T.N. and W.G. Abtew, 2016. Effect of hot water treatment on reduction of chilling injury and keeping quality in tomato (Solanumlycopersicum L.) fruits. Afr. J. Agric. Res., .
  6. Sori, W. and W. Gebreselassie, 2016. Evaluation of mulberry genotypes (morus spp.) for growth, leaf yield and quality traits under south west Ethiopian condition. J. Agro., .
  7. Sori, W. and W. Gebreselas, 2016. Evaluation of mulberry (Morus spp.) genotypes for growth, leaf yield and quality traits under Southwest Ethiopian condition. J. Agronomy, 15: 173-178.
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  8. Taha, Z., A. Assefa, S. Alamerew and W. Gebreselassie, 2015. Genetic variability and character association in some ethiopian food barley genotypes. Middle East J. Sci. Res., 23: 2817-2827.
  9. Tadesse, T.N., A.M. Ibrahim and W.G. Abtew, 2015. Degradation and formation of fruit color in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) in response to storage temperature. Am. J. Food Technol., 10: 147-157.
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  10. Abtew, W.G., B. Lakew, B.I. Haussmann and K.J. Schmid, 2015. Ethiopian barley landraces show higher yield stability and comparable yield to improved varieties in multi-environment field trials. J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci., 7: 275-291.
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  11. Mohammed, A., W. Gebreselas and T. Nardos, 2013. Effect of effective microorganisms (EM) seed treatment and types of potting mix on the emergence and growth of coffee (Coffea arabica L.) seedlings. Int. J. Agric. Res., 8: 34-41.
  12. Mengesha, D., D. Belew, W. Gebreselassie and W. Sori, 2012. Growth and yield performance of anchote [Coccinia abyssinica (Lam.) Cogn.] in response to contrasting environment. Asian J. Plant Sci., 11: 172-181.
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  13. Yadeta, B., D. Belew, W. Gebreselassie and F. Marame, 2011. Variability, heritability and genetic advance in hot pepper (Capsicum annum L.) genotypes in West Shoa, Ethiopia. Am.-Eurasian J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 10: 587-592.
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  14. Yadeta, B., D. Belew, W. Gebreselassie and F. Marame, 2011. Genetic association among some attributes of hot pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) genotypes in west Shoa, Ethiopia. Middle East J. Sci. Res., 7: 567-573.
  15. Tasisa, J., D. Belew, K. Bantte and W. Gebreselassie, 2011. Variability, heritability and genetic advance in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) genotypes in West Shoa, Ethiopia. Am. Eurasian J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 11: 87-94.
  16. Gebreselassie, W., A. Mohammed and A. Netsere, 2010. Pre-sowing treatment of coffee (Coffea arabica L.) seeds to enhance emergence and subsequent growth of seedlings. Res. J. Seed Sci., 3: 218-226.
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