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Prof. Tegene Negesse

Name :- Tegene Negesse

Academic Rank :- Professor

Qualification :-PhD

Area of specialization :-Animal nutrition 

Research interest :-Protein nutrition, energy nutrition, non-conventional feedstuffs

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Publication :-

 1.1 Peer-reviewed publications

  1. Flachowsky, G; Tesfaye Ayalew; Tegene Negesse and Kano Banjaw (1985). Feeding poultry litter to grazing Boran bulls and Ogaden sheep in Ethiopia. Arch. Tierernahr; Berlin35, 507-514.

  2. Tegene Negesse (1991). Digestibility of poultry litter and its influence on the performance of beef cattle:   digestibility of PL in sheep. Ethiopian J. of Sci; SINET 14(2), 93-102.

  3. Tegene Negesse (1992). Dietary Status of smallholder local chicken in Leku, southern Ethiopia.   SINET 15(1), 57-67.

  4. Tegene Negesse (1992). Internal parasites of local chicken in Leku, Sidamo. Ethiopia J. Agric. Sci. (EJAS) 13, 67-74.

  5. Tegene Negesse       (1992). Performance of naked neck and dwarf Rhode Island chicken at Awassa. EJAS 13, 58-66.

  6. Tegene Negesse (1993). Prevalence of gastrointestinal nematodes of cattle in different seasons, altitudes and classes of cattle in Sidama, Gedio, Borena and Arero Awrajas of southern Ethiopia. J. Anim. Prd. Res. 13(1), 33-40.

  7. Tegene Negesse (1993) prevalence of diseases, parasites and predators of local chicken in Leku, Southern Ethiopia. Bull. Anim. Prod. Afr. 41(4), 317-321.

  8. Tegene Negesse (1994). Prevalence of bovine flatworms in different seasons and altitudes of southern Ethiopia. J. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afr.42, 199-203.

  9. Tegene Negesse       and K, J.peters (1994). Evaluation of the production performance of Rhode Island Chicken carrying naked neck and dwarf genes: Egg quality. Ethiopian J. Agric. Sci. 14, 88-95.

  10. Tegene Negesse and K.J. peters (1996). Evaluation of the production performance of RhodeIsland chicken carrying naked neck and dwarf genes: Carcass characteristics: Ethiopian J. Agric. Sci., 15, 77-85.

  11. Tegene Negesse, M. Rodehutscord and E. pfeffer.(2001). The effects of dietary crude protein        Level on intake, growth, protein retention and utilization of growing male Saanen kids. Small Ruminant Research, 39, 243-251.

  12. Tegene Negesse, M. Rodehutscord and E. Pfeffer (2001). Effects of dietary crude protein level on digestibility of nutrients, excretion of fecal N and urinary N fractions and the kinetics of 15N labeled urea in growing male goat kinds. SINET, Ethiopia J. Science, Vol 24(2), 265-282.

  13. Tegene Negesse, A.K.Patra, L.J. Dawson, A.Tolera, R.C.       Merkel, T. Sahlu, A.L. Goetsch. (2007). Performance of Spanish and Boer x Spanish doelings consuming diets with different levels of broiler litter. Small Ruminant Research, 69,187-197.

  14. Asrat Tera, Tegene Negesse*, Abera Melesse and Yosef T/Giorgis. (2008). Effect of rate of inclusion of fishmeal prepared out of cooked and sun dried fish offal on feed intake, growth and feed efficiency of growing Rhode Island Red chicks. East African J. Science (EAJS): Vol. 2(2):111-118. *corresponding author

  15. Asrat Tera, Tegene Negesse* and Abera Melesse. (2008). Effect of rate of inclusion of fishmeal prepared by cooking and sun drying of fish offal on feed intake and nutrient retention of growing Rhode Island Red chicks. Ethiopian J. Science (SINET), Vol. 31(2):151-156. *corresponding author

  16. Asrat Tera, Tegene Negesse* and Abera Melesse. The effect of partial substitution of plant protein by fishmeal prepared out of cooked and sun dried fish offal on feed intake and carcass traits of Rhode Island Red chicks. (2009). Ethiopian J. Science (SINET), Vol 32 (1):75-80. *corresponding author

  17. Tegene Negesse and Asrat Tera. 2010. Effect of feeding different levels of cooked and sun dried fish offal on carcass traits of growing Rhode Island Red chicks. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 42:45-54.

  18. Tegene Negesse, Senbeto Funte and Adugna Tolera. (2009). Forage dry matter yield and nutritive value of the natural pasture of Umbulo Wacho watershed. East African Journal of Science, volume 3(2):1-10.

  19. Tegene Negesse, Makkar, H.S.P, and Becker K. 2009. Nutritive value of some non-conventional feed resources of Ethiopia determined by chemical analyses and an in-vitro gas method. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 154:204-217.

  20. Senbeto Funte, Tegene Negesse* and Getahun Legesse. 2010. Feed resources and their management systems in Ethiopian highlands: the case of Umbulo Wacho watershed in southern Ethiopia. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, Vol 12 No 1:47-56. *corresponding author

  21. Tegene Negesse. 2009. Nutritional composition, volatile fatty acids production, organic matter degradability and anti-nutritional factors of some agro-industrial by-products of Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal of Science (SINET). Vol 32 (2), 145-152.

  22. Beyene Teklu, Tegene Negesse* and Ayana Angassa. 2010. Effects of farming systems on floristic composition, yield and nutrient content of forages at the natural pasture of Assosa zone (western Ethiopia). Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, Vol 12, No 2 :583-592. *corresponding author

  23. Shewangzaw Wolde, Tegene Negesse* and Abera Melesse. 2011. The effect of dietary protein concentration on nutrient utilization of Rhode Island Red chicken in Wolaita (southern Ethiopia). Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, Vol 14, No 1, 271-278. *corresponding author

  24. Beyene Teklu, Tegene Negesse and Ayana Angassa. 2011. Effect of farming systems on livestock feed resources and feeding systems in Benishangul-Gumuz region, western Ethiopia.International Research Journal of Agricultural Science Vol. 1(1): 20-28.

  25. Abera Melesee, Workinesh Tiruneh and Tegene Negesse. 2011. Effects of feeding leaves of Moringa stenopetala on nutrient intake, growth performance and health of Rhode Island Red chicks under tropical climates. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 14 (2): 485- 492

  26. Shewangzaw Wolde, Tegene Negesse* and Abera Melesse. 2011. Effect of dietary protein concentration on feed intake, weight gain and carcass traits of Rhode Island Red chicken in Wolaita, southern Ethiopia. Journal of Science and Development, 1(1):53-64. *corresponding author

  27. Abera Melesse and Tegene Negesse. 2011. Phenotypic and morphological characterization of indigenous chicken populations in southern region of Ethiopia. Animal Genetic Resources © Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, doi: 10.1017/S2078633611000099; 49, 19-31.

  28. Feleke Gebre-Giorgis, Tegene Negesse, Ajebu Nurfeta. 2012. Feed intake and utilization of local male lambs fed graded levels of dried moringa (Moringa stenopetala) leaf as a supplement to Rhodes grass hay. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 44 (3):511-517.

  29. Abera Melesee, Workinesh Tiruneh and Tegene Negesse. 2012. Nutrient composition and effect of feeding different levels of Moringa stenopetala leaf meal on carcass traits of Rhode Island Red dual purpose grower chickens. Eth. J. Anim. Prod. 12(1): 23-36.

  30. Ajebu Nurfeta, Messeret Abie and Tegene Negesse. 2013. On-farm evaluation of the effect of urea treatment and concentrate supplementation of teff and finger millet straws on dry matter degradability, feed intake and growth performance of Washera sheep. Ethiopian J. Anim. Prod. 13(1):103-120.

  31. Tesfa Geleta1*, Tegene Negesse2, Girma Abebe2 and Arth L. Goetsch3. 2013. Effect of supplementing grazing Arsi-Bale sheep with molasses-urea feed block on weight gain and economic return under farmers’ management condition . Journal of cell and Animal Biology. Vol 7 (10):125-131, DOI: 10.5897/JCAB 11.030.

  32. Gebgreegziabher Zereu, Tegene Negesse and Ajebu Nurfeta. 2014. Chemical composition and in vitro dry matter digestibility of vines and roots of four sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) varieties grown in southern Ethiopia. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 17:547-555.

  33. Estifanos Tadesse, Tegene Negesse and Girma Abebe. 2014. Supplemental feeding options for fattening sheep on-farm in southern Ethiopia. Agricultural Science Research Journal. 4(1):193-200.

  34. Estifanos Tadesse, Tegene Negesse and Girma Abebe. 2015. Sheep production and marketing system in southern Ethiopia:The case of Awassazuria district. Trop Anim Health Prod. DOI 10.1007/s11250-015-0852-1

  35. Andualem, D, Negesse, T. and Tolera, A. 2015. Biomass yield, chemical composition and in vitro organic matter digestibility of stinging nettle (Utrica simensis) from four locations at three stages of maturity. Livestock Research for Rural Development 27(8):http//www.lrrd.org/lrrd27/8/andu271159.html.

  36. Tegene* N., Dinku G. and Mohammed B. 2015. Assessment of potential of natural pasture and other feed resources in sweet potato production system of Shebedino District, Sidama Zone, SNNPRS, Ethiopia. International Journal of Livestock Production, vol 6(7), in press.

  37. Tegene* N., Dinku G. and Mohammed B. 2015. Biomass yield, nutrient content and in vitro dry matter digestibility of morphological fractions of two sweet potato varieties intercropped with coffee or maize-haricot bean. African Journal of Agricultural Research. In press

1.2. Workshop/conference proceedings

  1. Tegene Negesse M Rodehutscord and E. Pfeffer. Effects of dietary protein concentration on growing male goat kids and their excretion of different N fractions. Poster presented on the annual conference of the Society of Nutrition Physiology Gottingen, Germany. Proceedings of the Society of Nutrition physiology, Band 7, 1998, pp117.

  2. Adugna Tolera, R.C. Merkel, A.L. Goetsch, Tilahun Sahul and Tegene Negesse. Nutritional constraints and future prospects for goat production in East Africa. Proceedings of “the opportunities and challenges of enhancing goat production in East Africa”, a conference held in Debub University, Awassa, Ethiopia, November 10 to 12, 2000. 43-57.

  3. Tegene Negesse, R.C. Merkel, Adugna Tolera, A.L. Goetsch, Tilahun Sahlu,R. Puchala, T.A. Gipson and L.J. Dwason. Feed intake and growth by Spanish and Boer x Spanish doelings consuming diets with different levels of broiler litter. Proceedings of the Southern and National meetings of the American Society of Animal Science (Journal of Animal Science, Vol.79).

  4. Senbeto Funte, Tegene Negesse and Adugna Tolera. Assessment of the forage biomass production, available feed resources and resource use system in Umbulo Wacho watershed. In proceedings of Irish Aid supported operational research projects review workshop: Operational research and capacity building for food security and sustainable livelihoods. Held 11 to 13 January 2007, Hawassa University, Awassa, Ethiopia, pp 171-187.

  5. Tegene Negesse and Senbeto Funte. Assessment of dry matter yield, nutrient composition and digestibility of the natural pasture of Umbulo Wacho watershed, southern Ethiopia. Presented on the 10th Anniversary and 2nd round of research conference of Fura Institute of Development and Education, Yirgalem, southern Ethiopia, January 16-17, 2008.

  6. Abera Melesse and Tegene Negesse. Studies on the characterization of local chicken genetic resource in southern Ethiopia. In: proceedings of the annual research review workshop of Hawassa University held16-17 May 2008, Hawassa, Ethiopia, pp 1-14.

  7. Beyene Teklu, Tegene Negesse and Ayana Angassa. Assessment of feed resources and feeding systems in western Ethiopia: The case of Assosa zone, Benshangul-Gumuz Region. In proceedings of 17th annual conference of ESAP “climate change, livestock and people: challenges, opportunities and the way forward” held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, September 24 to 25, 2009.

1.3. Reports/Manuals

  1. Tegene Negesse. 1984. Laboratory Manual. Animal Health and Diseases control. Awassa College of Agriculture. 65 pages.

  2. Tegene Negesse and others. Livestock research strategy of Southern Nations and Nationalities and Peoples Regional State. (2001). 110 pages.

  3. Alazar Tilahun, Asefa Birhane, Girma G/Tsadik, Tadesse Biru and Tegene Negesse. Sixteen Volumes (over 600 pages) of documents on results of studies on Ethiopian higher education reform/system overhaul and submitted to Ministry of Education, Addis Ababa. (2002)

  4. Tegene Negesse et al. Evaluation of the research undertakings of Awassa College of Agriculture. 2005.

  5. Tegene Negesse. Hawassa Fishermen Cooperative in southern Ethiopia. A report for the partial fulfillment of the 8 months course on “sustainable agriculture and rural development”. Defended and obtained an excellent grade and a certificate from Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari, Italy. 2010

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