Achalu Yarimo | Agriculture | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr Achalu Yarimo | agriculture | Best Researcher Award

Research and Community Service Deputy Director at  Ambo University, Ethiopia

Dr. Achalu Chimdi is an accomplished soil scientist and Associate Professor of Soil Science at Ambo University, Ethiopia. With nearly two decades of expertise in teaching and research, he specializes in soil fertility, soil chemistry, land use planning, nitrogen cycling, nutrient management, soil and water conservation, biogeochemistry, and environmental contamination management.

 

Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. in Soil Science Program, Department of Natural Resource Management, Haramaya University in collaboration with MTT-Agri food research center, Finland (March 2013)
  • MSc. in Chemistry, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (July 2005)

Employment and Academic Ranks:

  • Associate Professor at Ambo University (Oct. 2017 – Present)
  • Associate Professor at Wollega University, Nekemte (July 2017 – Oct. 2017)
  • Assistant Professor at Wollega University, Nekemte (Jan. 2012 – July 2017)
  • Lecturer at Wollega University, Nekemte (June 2007 – Oct. 2009)

Administrative Positions Held:

  • Deputy Director for Research and Community Service, Ambo University (Jan. 2018 – Present)
  • Director for the Research and Technology Park, Wollega University (July 2015 – Oct. 2017)
  • University Vice Director for Student Service Center, Wollega University (May 2013 – Nov. 2013)
  • Director for the Post Graduate, Research and Technology Transfer, College Natural and Computational Sciences, Wollega University (Nov. 2013 – Jan. 2015)

 

Research Focus 🌱🔬:

Dr. Achalu Chimdi’s research encompasses a diverse array of soil science topics, showcasing a commitment to sustainable development and environmental stewardship. His work spans the assessment of soil chemical properties, effects of lime rates on P-adsorption characteristics, and the impact of land-use changes on soil properties and carbon sequestration.

As a corresponding author in multiple publications, Dr. Chimdi has delved into areas such as the ecology of ground-nesting stingless bees, population size assessment of indigenous rhizobia in faba bean soil, and the effects of deforestation on soil fertility. His research extends to practical applications, including water purification through sorption and the influence of effluent on soil physico-chemical properties.

Overall, Dr. Achalu Chimdi’s research portfolio reflects a holistic approach to soil science, contributing valuable insights to agricultural practices, ecosystem health, and sustainable resource management. 🌍💡

Citations:

The information provided indicates that the individual has a total of 61 citations across 7 documents. The h-index is mentioned as 2. The h-index is a metric that quantifies both the productivity and impact of a researcher’s work. In this case, the h-index is 2, suggesting that the researcher has at least 2 publications that have been cited at least 2 times each.

It’s important to note that the h-index is just one metric among many used to assess a researcher’s impact and should be considered in conjunction with other factors such as the total number of citations and the context of the researcher’s field.

 

Publications Top Notes:

Selected Publications by Achalu Chimdi, PhD

  1. “Effects of Land Use on Selected Soil Properties and Carbon Sequestration in the Gurra Watershed: The Case of Chalia District, West Shoa Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia”
    • Authors: Achalu Chimdi, Emiru Gurmessa
    • Published in the South African Journal of Botany, 2023, Volume 156, Pages 21–28.
  2. “Contribution of Coffee Plants to Carbon Sequestration in Agroforestry Systems of Southwestern Ethiopia”
    • Authors: Niguse, G., Iticha, B., Kebede, G., Chimdi, A.
    • Published in the Journal of Agricultural Science, 2022, Volume 160(6), Pages 440–447.
  3. “Effects of Rhizobium Inoculation and P Fertilizer Levels on Selected Soil Properties, Yield, and Yield Components of Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.): The Case of Abuna Gindeberat, West Shewa Zone, Ethiopia”
    • Authors: Achalu Chimdi, Dereje Negasa, Girma Chala
    • Published in Applied and Environmental Soil Science, 2022, Volume 2022, Article ID 3635989.
  4. “Climate Change-Induced Agricultural Drought over Moist-Cool and Moist-Warm Climatic Zones: A Case Study in Ale and Adami-Tulu Woredas, in Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia”
    • Authors: Benti, F., Chimdi, A.
    • Published in Caraka Tani: Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 2019, Volume 34(2), Pages 188–199.
  5. “Removal of Fluoride from Drinking Water by Sorption Using Diatomite Modified with Aluminum Hydroxide”
    • Authors: Akafu, T., Chimdi, A., Gomoro, K.
    • Published in the Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry, 2019, Volume 2019, Article ID 4831926.

These publications reflect Dr. Achalu Chimdi’s diverse research contributions to soil science, carbon sequestration, agriculture, and environmental sustainability. For access to the full articles, please refer to the respective journals.

 

 

 

 

Xiaoyan Liu | Agricultural engineering

Dr Xiaoyan Liu : Leading Researcher in Agricultural engineering 🌱☀️
student at  Key Laboratory of Agricultural Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Shihezi University, Shihezi, China

🌈👏 Congratulations, Dr Xiaoyan Liu on winning the esteemed Best Researcher Award from ResearchW! Your dedication, innovative research, your dedication and innovative contributions in the field of renewable energy and agriculture are truly inspiring! Your work in advancing solar energy technologies and addressing crucial issues like postharvest losses demonstrates your commitment to positive change. 🌟

Dr. Xiaoyan Liu is a leading researcher in Agricultural Engineering, currently a student at the Key Laboratory of Agricultural Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Shihezi University, Shihezi, China. She recently received the prestigious Best Researcher Award from ResearchW for her dedication and innovative contributions to renewable energy and agriculture.🌟

 Professional Profiles: 🎓✨
EDUCATION: 🚀🔬
  • Graduate In Biomedical Engineering Hexi University | From Sep 2014 to Jun 2018 Major course Biochemistry, Molecular biology, Enzyme engineering, Microbiology. 🌱📚 .Postgraduate In Agricultural Engineering Shihezi University | From Sep 2018 to Now Major course Modern English Mathematics, Theory of Interaction between Biology and Environment, Agricultural Engineering Innovation Methodology 🌾
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: 🍐🌿
  • Breeding of Excellent New Lines of Korla Fragrant Pear. Project Number: 2017NYGG01 (Complete Project Finalization).Research and Utilization of Modern Biological Breeding Technology Project Number: 2018AB035) (Project completion completed)
SKILLS: 🌟👩‍🔬
  • Through College English Test-6; skilled in listening, speaking, reading and writing.Through the National Computer Rank Examination,familiar with Windows on the platform of all kinds of application software, such as Word, Excel and Photoshop, EndNote.
HONORS AND AWARDS: 🏆✨
  • 09 Shihezi University Second Class Academic Scholarship
  • 11 Shihezi University First Class Academic Scholarship
PUBLICATIONS: 🎓🌟
  • Xiaoyan Liu, Aowei Li, Saisai Wang, Chengfang Lan, Yize Wang, Jin Li and Jianbo Zhu (2022). Overexpression of Pyrus sinkiangensis HAT5 enhances drought and salt tolerance, and low -temperature sensitivity in transgenic tomato. Frontiers in plant science. 13, 1036254.
  • Xiaoyan Liu, Wenwen Xia, Xiaoli Zhang, Aowei Li, Jiawang Qin, Huili Sun, Jin Li and Jianbo Zhu (2022). Overexpression of the SiLEA5 Gene in Saussurea involucrata Increases the Low -Temperature Tolerance of Transgenic Tomatoes. Horticulturae. 8(11):1023.
  • Xiaoyan Liu, Wenwen Xia, Dongdong Zhang, Aowei Li, Jin Li, Jianbo Zhu (2023). Cold tolerance gene SiLEA B19.3 of Saussurea involucrata increases the yield of transgenic tomato. South African Journal of Botany. 160, 657-666.
  • Xiaoyan Liu, Lijuan Wang, Xiaoli Zhang, Aowei Li, Wenwen Xia, Caixia Lin, Jin Li, Jianbo Zhu (2023). Expression of the Pyrus sinkiangensis HD-Zip Ι transcription factor PsHB7 and PsHB12 in hybrid Broussonetia papyrifera regulates its natural overwintering. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 216, 2023, 105534.

FarmersForum Innovation Award

Introduction of FarmersForum Innovation Award

Welcome to the FarmersForum Innovation Award, where we celebrate the driving forces behind agricultural progress. This prestigious award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding innovation in farming practices, technology, and sustainability. Now, let’s delve into the key details:

Eligibility:

The FarmersForum Innovation Award is open to farmers, agricultural professionals, and innovators of all ages who have made significant contributions to the agricultural sector through innovative practices and technologies.

Evaluation Criteria:

Entries will be evaluated based on the nominee’s innovation in farming, the impact of their innovations on agricultural practices, and their commitment to sustainability. The jury will prioritize individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to pushing the boundaries of traditional farming methods.

Submission Guidelines:

Nominees are encouraged to submit a comprehensive biography, an abstract highlighting their innovative farming practices, and supporting files that showcase the significance of their contributions. Submissions should emphasize the nominee’s commitment to advancing agriculture through groundbreaking innovation.

Recognition:

The FarmersForum Innovation Award not only celebrates the winners but also amplifies the importance of innovation in agriculture. Winners will receive extensive recognition and coverage to inspire and elevate standards within the farming community.

Community Impact:

A core focus of this award is the positive impact on the agricultural community. The jury will assess how the nominee’s innovations have contributed to increased efficiency, sustainability, and overall improvement in agricultural practices.

AgriInnovator Excellence Award

Introduction of AgriInnovator Excellence Award,:

Welcome to the AgriInnovator Excellence Award, where groundbreaking agricultural innovations take center stage. This prestigious award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the agricultural landscape, driving progress and sustainability. Now, let’s delve into the details:
Eligibility:

Open to individuals of all ages, this award recognizes innovators in agriculture regardless of age. Qualifications span a spectrum of expertise, from seasoned professionals to emerging talents. Publications and academic achievements are not prerequisites; the emphasis is on tangible contributions to the field.

Evaluation Criteria:

Entries will be evaluated based on innovation, impact, and sustainability. The jury will consider the practical application of ideas, their influence on the community, and the long-term viability of the innovation.

Submission Guidelines:

Participants are encouraged to submit a comprehensive biography, an abstract detailing their innovation, and supporting files that substantiate their claims. Submissions should be detailed yet concise, providing a holistic view of the innovator’s work.

Recognition:

The AgriInnovator Excellence Award not only celebrates the winners but also shines a spotlight on their contributions through extensive media coverage, fostering a culture of innovation within the agricultural community.

Community Impact:

A key focus of this award is the positive impact on the agricultural community. The jury will assess how the innovation addresses community needs, promotes sustainability, and contributes to the overall well-being of the agricultural ecosystem.