Dr. Tewodros Mulualem Beyene
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Dr. Tewodros Mulualem Beyene

Researcher
Jimma Agricultural Research Centre, Ethiopia


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Breeding from Haramaya University, Ethiopia

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Biography

Dr. Tewodros Mulualem Beyene is currently working as Associate Researcher at Department of Root, Fruit and Vegetable crops research case team. He has completed his B.Sc in the field of Plant Production and Dry land Farming from Debub University, M.Sc in the field of Plant Breeding from Awassa University, and PhD in the field of Plant Breeding from Haramaya University, Ethiopia. He is a professional member of Crop Science Society of Ethiopia (CSSE) and Ethiopian Horticultural Science Society (EHSS). His Agriculture Research experience includes, worked as Junior Research Officer, Assistant Researcher and Associate Researcher in the field of Breeding of Horticultural crops. Dr. Tewodros Mulualem Beyene has also teaching experience of Lecturer at Haromaya University, and offers full course lecture on Pineapple production and management systems to new researchers from different research centers at Melkassa Agricultural Research Centre for the two years. He also played headship roles like Head at Horticultural Crops Department (Areka Research center), Committee member, Technical staff development and promotion, Core committee member, regional based research for development, DBARC, Horticultural crop research case team representative, JARC Horticultural Crop Research case team representative. He has participated in many training workshops. He also published 9 books, 51 articles in journals as author/co author and 3 articles in proceedings. He also acts as Advisor for Post-graduate students.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Horticultural Crops
62%
Plant Breeding
90%
Agriculture
75%
Genetics
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

Books
12
Chapters
0
Articles
100
Abstracts
4

Selected Publications

  1. Kedra, M.O., T. Kassahun and H. Teklehaimanot, 2019. Genetic diversity assessment of yams (Dioscorea spp.) from Ethiopia using inter simple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 18: 970-977.
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  2. Mulualem, T., F. Mekbib, H. Shimelis, E. Gebre and B. Amelework, 2018. Genetic diversity of yam (Dioscorea spp.) landrace collections from Ethiopia using simple sequence repeat markers. Australian J. Crop Sci., 12: 1223-1230.
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  3. Mulualem, T., K. Fikirie and T. Ganania, 2017. Assessment of genetic erosion on crop genetic resource diversity in Ethiopia: An implication for conservation. J. Biol. Chem. Res., 34: 383-396.
  4. Mulualem, T. and Z. Bekeko, 2017. Current advances in GxE analysis models and their interpretations, an implication for genotype selection for multiple environments. A review article. J. Genet. Environ. Resour. Conserv., 5: 64-72.
  5. Fikirie, K., T. Mulualem and E. Tesema, 2017. Review on socio-economic and environmental benefits of bamboo for rural communities in Ethiopia. North Asian Int. Res. J. Multidisciplinary, 3: 19-41.
  6. Fikirie, K. and T. Mulualem, 2017. Review on the role of small scale irrigation agriculture on poverty alleviation in Ethiopia. North Asian Int. Res. J. Multidisciplinary, 3: 1-18.
  7. Dabi, N., K. Fikirie and T. Mulualem, 2017. Review soil and water conservation practices on crop productivity and its economic implications in Ethiopia. Asian J. Agric. Res., 11: 1-9.
  8. Mulualem, T. and Z. Bekeko, 2016. Advances in quantitative trait loci, mapping and importance of markers assisted selection in plant breeding research. Int. J. Plant Breeding Genet., 10: 58-68.
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  9. Mulualem, T. and M. Abate, 2016. Heterotic response in major cereals and vegetable crops. Int. J. Plant Breed. Genet., 10: 69-78.
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  10. Mulualem, T. and M. Abate, 2016. Comparative heterotic response in cereals and vegetable crops. Int. J. Plant Breeding Genet., 10: 69-78.
  11. Bilate, B. and T. Mulualem, 2016. Performance evaluation of released and farmers’ potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) varieties in eastern Ethiopia. Sky J. Agric. Res., 5: 34-41.
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  12. Bekeko, Z. and T. Mulualem, 2016. Genetics of plant-pathogen interactions and resistance. J. Genet. Environ. Resour. Conserv., 4: 123-134.
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  13. Solomon, F., N. Amsalu and M. Tewodros, 2015. Estimation of genetic component for yield and yield related traits of Tannia (Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) Schott) genotypes at Jimma. Afr. J. Agric. Res., 10: 23-30.
  14. Negash, F. and T. Mulualem, 2015. Effect of sowing time and moisture conservation methods on maize at Goffa, South region of Ethiopia. Sky J. Agric. Res., 4: 14-20.
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  15. Mulualem, T., M. Molla and M. Getachew, 2015. Assessment of livestock genetic resource diversity in Ethiopia: An implication for conservation. J. Genet. Environ. Resour. Conservat., 3: 150-163.
  16. Mulualem, T., 2015. Application of bio-fortification through plant breeding to improve the value of staple crops. Biomedicine, 3: 11-19.
  17. Mulualem, T. and Z. Bekeko, 2015. Assessment of conventional breeding on Cassava and its physiological adaptive mechanisms: Implication for moisture stress. Asian J. Agric. Res., 9: 38-54.
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  18. Mulualem, T. and B. Yebo, 2015. Review on integrated soil fertility management for better crop production in Ethiopia. Sky J. Agric. Res., 4: 21-32.
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  19. Gebremicheal, M., A. Nebiyu and T. Mulualem, 2015. Estimates of genetic components for yield and quality of Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) genotypes at Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia. Int. J. Plant Breed. Genet., 9: 1-12.
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  20. Beyene, T.M. and T. Shimber, 2015. Breeding for mineral stress tolerance and management strategies in cassava. J. Genet. Environ. Resour. Conservat., 3: 164-172.
  21. Agegnehu, E., A. Thakur and T. Mulualem, 2015. Potential impact of climate change on dynamics of coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampi Ferrari) in Ethiopia. Open Access Library J., Vol. 2. .
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  22. Walle, T., A. Wakjira and T. Mulualem, 2014. Analysis of genetic parameters on Ethiopian mustard (Brassica carinata A. Braun.) Genotypes in Northwestern Ethiopia. Agric. Sci. Res. J., 4: 83-88.
  23. Solomon, F., N. Amsalu and T. Mulualem, 2014. Correlation and path coefficient studies of yield and yield related characters in Tannia (Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) Schott) genotypes. Int. J. Plant Breed. Genet., 8: 241-254.
  24. Negash, F. and T. Mulualem, 2014. The effect of ploughing frequency, fertilizer rate and weeding frequency on field pea (Pisum sativum L.) production at Angacha, South Ethiopia. Time J. Agric. Vet. Sci., 2: 125-131.
  25. Negash, F. and T. Mulualem, 2014. The effect of plant spacing and planting method on yield and yield components of cotton. Time J. Agric. Vet. Sci., 3: 145-148.
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  26. Negash, F. and T. Mulualem, 2014. Enhanced land use system through cassava/maize intercropping in South region of Ethiopia. Sky J. Agric. Res., 3: 196-200.
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  27. Mulualem, T., H. Mohammed and M. Diro, 2014. Assessment of indigenous knowledge for selection and classification of Aerial yam (Dioscorea bulbifera (L.)) accessions in South and Southwestern Ethiopia. Greener J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci., 2: 41-46.
  28. Mulualem, T. and Z. Bekeko, 2014. Diversity and conservation of wild crop relatives for source of resistance to major biotic stress: Experiences in Ethiopia. J. Genet. Environ. Resour. Conserv., 2: 331-348.
  29. Mulualem, T. and Y. Dagne, 2014. Nature of gene action in elite cassava genotypes (Manihot esculenta Crantz) in South Ethiopia. Sky J. Agric. Res. Breed. Biotechnol. Hortic. Crops, 3: 53-61.
  30. Mulualem, T. and Y. Dagne, 2014. Farmers appraisal, manifestation and scaling up of improved cassava technologies in moisture stressed areas of the Southern Ethiopia. J. Genet. Environ. Resour. Conserv., 3: 100-105.
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  31. Mulualem, T. and Y. Dagne, 2014. Exploring indigenous knowledge and production constraints of Taro (Colocasia esculenta L. (SCHOTT)) cultivars grown at Dalbo Watershed, Wolaita zone of South Ethiopia. Greener J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci., 2: 47-53.
  32. Mulualem, T. and Y. Dagne, 2014. Agronomical characterization of Elite Cassava genotypes (Manihot esculenta Crantz) in South Ethiopia. Unique Res. J. Agric. Sci., 2: 14-21.
  33. Mulualem, T. and T. Walle, 2014. Farmers indigenous knowledge and assessment of enset (Ensete ventricosum Welw. Cheesman) cultivars for major Insect pests in Ojojia water shade Kembata-tembaro zone, South Ethiopia. Sky J. Agric. Res., 3: 82-88.
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  34. Mulualem, T. and N. Tekeste, 2014. Evaluation of improved tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) varieties through participatory approach in South Ethiopia. Herald J. Agric. Food Sci. Res., 3: 55-60.
  35. Mulualem, T. and A. Kifle, 2014. Evaluation of farmers indigenous knowledge and selection of enset (Ensete ventricosum Welw. Cheesman) cultivars in Ojojia Water shade, Kembata-Tembaro zone, South Ethiopia. Unique Res. J. Agric. Sci., 2: 7-12.
  36. Michael, G.W., T. Mulualem and F. Negash, 2014. Genotype responses for yield and related traits of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) under different time of harvest in South-Western part of Ethiopia. Time J. Agric. Vet. Sci. (In Press). .
  37. Melkam, A., M. Firew and T. Mulualem, 2014. Assessment of farmers indigenous knowledge and selection of tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter] in East Gojjam zone, Ethiopia. Sky J. Agric. Res., 3: 142-147.
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  38. Mebratu, A., N. Dechassa, T. Mulualem and K.W. Tsadik, 2014. Effect of inorganic fertilizers on yield and physical quality parameters of hot pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) in South-Eastern Ethiopia. Int. J. Plant Pest, 1: 138-145.
  39. Getachew, E., A. Tesfaye and T. Mulualem, 2014. The effects of sowing date and spacing for yield of green bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) varieties at Jimma, Southwestern Ethiopia. Sky J. Agric. Res., 3: 174-180.
  40. Fantaw, S., A. Nebiyu and T. Mulualem, 2014. Genetic diversity of tannia (Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) Schott) genotypes using multivariate analysis at Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia. Int. J. Plant Breed. Genet., 8: 194-204.
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  41. Dagne, Y., T. Mulualem and A. Kifle, 2014. Development of high yielding Taro (Colocacia esculenta L.) Variety for mid altitude growing areas of Southern Ethiopia. J. Plant Sci., 2: 50-54.
  42. Beyene, T.M., 2014. Morpho-agronomical characterization of taro (Colocasia esculenta)in Ethiopia. Plant, 1: 1-9.
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  43. Mulualem, T., T. Eshetu, G.W. Micheal, M. Seyoum and A. Bezabehe, 2013. Production, Pre and Post Harvest and Marketing System of Pineapple in Amharic Version. Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  44. Mulualem, T., K. Belachew and G.W. Michael, 2013. Production and Post Harvest Utilization System of Enset in Amharic Version. Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  45. Mulualem, T., G.W. Michael, T. Benti and T. Walle, 2013. Genetic diversity of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) genotypes in Ethiopia based on agronomic traits. Greener J. Agric., 3: 636-642.
  46. Mulualem, T. and Y. Dagne, 2013. Studies on genetic parameter and path analysis for root yield and related traits of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) in South Ethiopia. J. Plant Sci., 1: 33-38.
  47. Mulualem, T. and M. Molla, 2013. Production constraints, farmers preferences and participatory on farm evaluation of improved forage technologies in selected districts of Southern Ethiopia. Greener J. Agric., 3: 628-635.
  48. Mulualem, T. and H. Mohammed, 2013. Genetic diversity of Aerial Yam/Dioscorea bulbifera (L.)/Accessions in Ethiopia based on agronomic traits. Agric. For. Fish., 2: 67-71.
  49. Mulualem, T. and G.W. Michael, 2013. Study on genotypic variability estimates and interrelation ship of agronomic traits for selection of taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) in Ethiopia. Sky J. Agric. Res., 2: 132-137.
  50. Mulualem, T. and G.W. Michael, 2013. Genetic diversity of taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) genotypes in Ethiopia based on agronomic traits. Times J. Agric. Vet. Sci., 1: 23-30.
  51. Mulualem, T. and G.W. Michael, 2013. Evaluation of the adaptability and acceptability of improved cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) varieties in Southwest Ethiopia. Greener J. Agric. Sci., 3: 658-662.
  52. Mulualem, T. and G.W. Michael, 2013. Agronomical evaluation of aerial Yam/Dioscorea bulbifera/accessions collected from South and Southwest Ethiopia. Greener J. Agric., 3: 623-627.
  53. Mulualem, T. and A. Kifle, 2013. Studies on correlation and path analysis for root yield and related traits of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) in South Ethiopia. Unique Res. J. Agric. Sci., 1: 34-39.
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  54. Mulualem, T., M. Molla and T. Yakob, 2012. Assessments of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) and Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana) at Soddo and Kedidagamila districts of Southern Ethiopia. IISTE J. Natural Sci. Res., 2: 30-36.
  55. Mulualem, T., 2012. Production, Storage and Post-Harvest Utilization System of Cassava (Manihot esculenta). Lambert Acadamic Publishing, Germany.
  56. Mulualem, T., 2012. Production and Post-Harvest System of Yam (Dioscorea spp.). Lambert Acadamic Publishing, Germany.
  57. Mulualem, T., 2012. Genetic Variability of Cassava (Manihot esculenta). Lambert Acadamic Publishing, Germany.
  58. Mulualem, T., 2012. Diversity Analysis of Taro (Colocasia esculenta) in Ethiopia. Lambert Acadamic Publishing, Germany.
  59. Mulualem, T., 2012. Aerial Yam (Dioscorea bulbifera L) Characterization. Lambert Acadamic, Germany.
  60. Mulualem, T. and H. Mohammed, 2012. Genetic variability and association among yield and yield related traits in Aerial Yam/D. bulbifera (L.)/accessions at South-Western Ethiopia. J. Natural Sci. Res., 2: 63-70.
  61. Mulualem, T. and B. Ayenew, 2012. Correlation and path coefficient analysis of cssava (Manihot esculenta Cratz) at Jimma, Southwest Ethiopia. IISTE J. Natural Sci. Res., Vol. 9. .
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  62. Mulualem, T. and B. Ayenew, 2012. Cassava (Mannihot esculenta Cranz) varieties and harvesting stages influenced yield and yield related components. J. Natural Sci. Res., 2: 122-128.
  63. Michael, G.W., T. Mulualem and T. Kufa, 2012. Production System of Cassava in Amharic Version. Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  64. Micael, G.W., T. Mulualem and T. Kufa, 2012. Postharvest Handling Utilization and Food Preparation of Cassava in Amharic Version. Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  65. Ashamo, M., T. Mulualem and Y. Goa, 2012. Participatory on-farm evaluation of improved bread wheat technologies in some districts of Southern Ethiopia. J. Biol. Agric. Healthcare, 2: 85-90.