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Mr. Gezimu Gelu | Agricultural Water Management Award | Young Scientist Award

Mr. Gezimu Gelu, Kitami Institute of technology, Japan

Gezimu Gelu Otoro, a dedicated scholar in Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, holds a BSc in Water Resources and Irrigation Management, and an MSc in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Japan, Gezimu’s research focuses on enhancing irrigation efficiency in Ethiopia. With extensive experience as a Research Coordinator and Associate Researcher, Gezimu has published numerous papers and received grants for his work. Adept in computer skills and fluent in English and Amharic, Gezimu excels in research, data analysis, and dissemination, aiming to revolutionize agricultural practices. πŸŒ±πŸ”¬πŸ“š


Publication Profile

Education πŸ“š

Gezimu Gelu Otoro pursued his academic journey in water resources and irrigation management, earning a BSc from Mekelle University and an MSc from Arba Minch University in Ethiopia. Now, he’s embarking on a Ph.D. in Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering at Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan.

Experiences 🌱

Gezimu’s professional journey includes roles as a Coordinator of Natural Resources Research and an Associate Irrigation and Drainage Researcher at Arba Minch Agricultural Research Center. He spearheaded various projects, from planning and managing budgets to publishing research findings in reputable journals.

Research Focus

Gezimu Gelu Otoro’s research predominantly centers on optimizing agricultural practices, particularly in water resource management and irrigation efficiency. His studies delve into the intricate dynamics of water allocation, crop response to supplemental irrigation, and the impact of irrigation regimes on crop yield and water use efficiency. Gezimu’s work spans various crops, including hot pepper, haricot bean, and onion, with a focus on addressing moisture stress areas in Southern Ethiopia. Through his publications and contributions, Gezimu aims to enhance agricultural productivity while ensuring sustainable water utilization, paving the way for improved farming practices and agricultural resilience. πŸŒ±πŸ’§


Publication Top Notes

  1. Optimal agricultural water allocation for enhanced productivity of hot pepper (Capsicum annum L) and economic gain: an experimental study from Southern Ethiopia
    • Published in Cogent Food & Agriculture in 2024 🌱
  2. Salinity stress response of rice diversity panel – Walia Lab – Uni Nebraska – Part III
    • Published in 2024πŸ”¬
  3. Field evaluation of haricot bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) response to supplemental irrigation in Arba Minch area: Southern Ethiopia
    • Published in Irrigation and Drainage in 2023 πŸ’§
  4. Alternative Furrow Irrigation Effect on Onion (Allium cepa L.) Yield and Water Use Efficiency: Evidence from Ethiopia
    • Published in Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis in 2023🌱
  5. The Effect of deficit irrigation on Onion yield and water use efficiency: Concerning moisture stress areas of Arba Minch, Southern Ethiopia
    • Published in Ethiopian Journal of Water Science and Technology in 2021πŸ’§
  6. Evaluation of Irrigation Regime for Onion (Allium Cepa L.), at Arbaminch Zuria District in SNNPRS, Ethiopia
    • Published in Global Journal of Science Frontier Research in 2020🌱
  7. Baseline Survey for Identification and Documentation of Natural Resources Management Status, Challenges and Opportunities for Research Interventions, Case Study of Melokoza District, Southern Ethiopia
    • Published in Advances in Crop Science and Technology in 2018🌱
  8. Evaluation of Furrow Irrigation Systems on Onion Yield and Water Use Efficiency in Melokoza Woreda, Southern Ethiopia
    • Published in Irrigation & Drainage Systems Engineering in 2018πŸ’§


Gezimu Gelu | Agricultural Water Management Award | Young Scientist Award

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