ATUNGWU, Jeremiah Jonathan

Degree: B. Agric., M. Agric., Ph. D
E-mail: jojerat2000@yahoo.com
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Dept:  Crop Protection
Academic Rank: Senior Lecturer
Current Position: Deputy Dean, Student Affairs
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DETAILED RESUME


ACADEMIC DEGREE WITH DATE
· Ph. D, 2004
· M. Agric.,1998
· B. Agric., 1994

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATE
· University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, 1998-2003
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MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
· Nigerian Society for Plant Protection.
· Agricultural Society of Nigeria.
· Soybean Association of Nigeria.
· Nigerian Society for Parasitology.
· National Coordinating Scientist – Organic Agriculture in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria

PRIZES, HONOURS, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION
· Research Fellowship, IITA, Ibadan (Ph. D)  – 2001 – 2004
· Federal Government scholarship to undertake M. Agric.  – 1997/98
· UNAAB Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies  – 1997-98
· COLPLANT Dean’s honour roll.  – 1991
· COLPLANT Dean’s honour roll. – 1990

COURSES TAUGHT
Under Graduate
CPP 201 – Principles of Crop Production – 1998 – 2002
PCP 201 – Principles of Crop Production – 2003/2004
CPP 301- Crop Production I – 1998 – 2001
CPP 202 – Anatomy, Taxonomy and Physiology of Agricultural Plant – 1998 – 2002
CPP 302 – Introduction to Crop Protection. – 1998 – 2002
CPT 302 – Introduction to Crop Protection. – 2002 – 2007
ZOO 370 – Introductory Nematology – 1998 – 2004
FMP 301 – Farm Practice I – 2001 – 2006
FMP 302 – Farm Practice II – 2001 – 2006
FPY 402 – Crop Prod and Prot techniques – 2002 – 2007
CPT 503 – Principles of Nematology – 2002 – 2007
CPT 504 – Applied Nematology – 2003- 2007
CPT 507 – Plant Protection – 2005 – 2007

Postgraduate Courses
ARD 609 – Principles and Practice of Crop Production – 2001 – 2004
PCD 706 – Principles of Plant Pathology – 2003 – 2007
CPT 715 – Morhology and Taxonomy of Nematodes – 2003 – 2007
CPT 716 – Agro-Nematology – 2004 – 2007
CPT 717 – Nematological Techniques – 2005 – 2007
CPT 718 – Economic Nematology – 2004 – 2007

RESEARCH CONDUCTED
PUBLICATIONS

Dissertations
1.  Atungwu, J.J.(1994) Field Assessment of Some Proven Lines IITA Soybeans for their Resistance to Root-Knot Nematodes B. Agric Thesis , University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. pp 44.

2.  Atungwu, J.J.(1998) Studies on the reaction of four varieties of Glycine max (L) Merril to infection by Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid and White) Chitwood Race 2 M.Agric. Thesis. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. pp 91.

3.  Atungwu, J.J.(2004) Mechanism and inheritance of resistance in soybean Glycine max (L) Merril to Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid and White) Chitwood Ph. D Thesis , University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Nigeria. Pp152.

Papers in Learned Journals
4.  Afolami,S. O. and J. J. Atungwu (1999). Field evaluation of some breeding lines of soybean, Glycine max (L) Merrill for resistance to Meloidogyne. Tropical Oilseeds Journal 4:116-120.

5.  Afolami,S. O. and J. J. Atungwu (2000). Reaction of four varieties of soybean,Glycine max (L.) Merr., to infection by Meloidogyne incognita( Kofoid and White)Chitwood race 2. Tropical Oilseeds Journal 5:1-9.

6.  Afolami,S. O. and J. J. Atungwu(2001).Correlation studies on Meloidogyne-induced root galls and some growth parameters of four elite varieties of Glycine max(L.) Merr. Tropical Oilseeds Journal 6:93-97.

7.  Atungwu J. J. and S. O. Afolami (2001). Field assessment of resistance of some Glycine max lines and varieties to Meloidogyne sp using a combination of gall index and grain yield Tropical Oilseeds Journal 6:41- 49.

8.  Atungwu J. J. , S. O. Afolami and G. T. Afolabi (2003). Preliminar investigation of some Benniseed, Sesamum indicum L genotypes for their host status to a root-knot nematodes, Meloidogyne incognita. Nigerian Journal of Plant Protection 20: 67 – 75.

9. Atungwu, J. J., S. O. Afolami, B. Asafo-Adjei and D. Coyne (2004). Penetration and differential emigration and development of Meloidogyne incognita juveniles infecting the roots of resistant and susceptible soybean, Glycine max (L.) Merrill genotypes. Nigerian
Journal of Plant Protection 21: 73 – 79.

10.  Afolami, S. O. , Atungwu, J. J., Orisajo, S. B and Odeyemi, S. (2004).Going beyond gall index in studying and reporting resistance to root-knot nematodes. Nigerian Journal of Plant Protection 21: 19 –26.

11.  Atungwu, J.J. Afolami, S.O., and Asafo-adjei, B. (2005). Response of
dual purpose soybeans to root-knot nematodes Meloidogyne
incognita. International Journal of Nematology, 15 (1): 35-42.

12.  Atungwu, J. J and S. O. Afolami (2005). Pedigree evaluation of host status of soybean, Glycine max (L.) Merrill to root-knot nematodes. Production Agriculture and Technology 1(2): 96 – 104.

13.  Atungwu, J. J and S. O. Afolami (2005) Influence of Meloidogyne incognita on dry matter accumulation and grain yield of commonly- grown soybean, Glycine max (L.) Merrill varieties in Nigeria. Production Agriculture and Technology 1(1): 115 – 121.

14.  Atungwu, J.J. Afolami, S.O., Ariyo, O. J. and Asafo-adjei, B. (2005). Generation mean analysis of resistance in soybean to Meloidogyne incognita. International Journal of Nematology, 15(2): 136 – 140.

15. Owolade, O. F., Alabi, B. S., Enikuomehin, O. A., and Atungwu, J. J. (2005). Effect of harvest stage and drying methods on germination and seed-borne fungi of maize (Zea mays L.) in South West Nigeria. African Journal of Biotechnology, 4 (12):1384 – 1389.

16.  Atungwu, J.J. (2006). Comparative efficacy of furadan and host resistance in the management of Meloidogyne incognita on some soybean genotypes: effect on plant growth and yield. Nigerian Journal of Plant Protection. 23: (2006): 69 – 78.

17.  Atungwu, J. J. and Kehinde, L. O. (2008). Evaluation of organic based fertilizer as an alternative to Furadan in the management of Meloidogyne incognita on soybeans in Nigeria. International Journal of Nematology. 18 (1): 61 – 65

18. Atungwu, J. J., Afolami, S. O., Egunjobi, O. A., and Kadri, O. A. (2008). Pathogenicity of Meloidogyne incognita on Sesamum indicum and the efficacy of yield-based scheme in resistance designation. Journal of Plant Protection Research, 48 (1): 73 – 80.

19. . Atungwu, J. J., Adigbo, S. O., Adegbite, A. E., and Sosanya, O. S. (2008). Preliminary investigation of host suitability of commercial cowpea varieties to Meloidogyne incognita in forest transition ecology. Production Agriculture and Technlogy, 4 (1): 123 – 131.

20. Orisajo, S. B., Afolami, S. O., Fademi, O., and Atungwu, J. J. (2008). Effects of poultry litter and carbofuran soil ammendmends on Meloidogyne incognita attacks on cacao. Journal of Applied Biosciences (2008), 7: 214 – 221

21. Atungwu, J. J., S. O. Afolami, O. J. Ariyo and S.K. Meseka (2009). Broad Sense Heritability and Inheritance of Resistance to Meloidogyne incognita in Adapted Cultivars of Soybean. International Journal of Nematology 19 (1) in press

Papers in Refered Conference Proceedings

22. Atungwu, J. J., S. O. Afolami, O. S. Sosanya, S. B. Orisajo, I. S. Odeyemi and A. F. Adewole (2005). Host response of Sesame, Sesamum indicum to root-knot nematode, Meloidogyn incognita. Pp. 92-94 In: Orheruata, A. M., S. O. Nwokoro, M. T. Ajayi, A. T. Adekunle and G. N. Asumugha (eds.) proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria held at the University of Benin, October 9-13, 2005.

23. Atungwu, J. J., S. O. Afolami, O. S. Sosanya, S. B. Orisajo, I. S. Odeyemi and R. A. Adesuyi (2005). Evaluation of two varieties of lowland rice for resistance to root-knot nematodes. Pp. 95-97 In: Orheruata, A. M., S. O. Nwokoro, M. T. Ajayi, A. T. Adekunle and G. N. Asumugha (eds.) proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria held at the University of Benin, October 9-13, 2005.

24. Atungwu J. J. (2006). An overview of the impact of organic manure as plant-parasitic nematode suppressant. Pp 149 – 157 In: F.O. Olasantan, I. O. O. Aiyelaagbe, V. I. O. Olowe, B. B. Philip, and O. A. Babalola (eds.) Organic Agriculture for sustainable food security. Proceedings of the 1ST National Conference on Organic Agriculture in Nigeria held at the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, October 25-28, 2005. 221p.

25. Atungwu, J. J., S. O. Afolami, S.O. Adigbo, O. S. Sosanya and T. A. Agboola (2007). Influence of pig compost on nematode pests associated with Zea mays L. at Abeokuta, South Western Nigeria. In: Proceedings of the 2nd National Conference on Organic Agriculture in Nigeria held at the University of Ibadan. November 27 – December 1, 2006

26. Adigbo, S. O., J. J. Atungwu, I. O. O. Aiyelaagbe, C. O. Adejuyigbe, and J. K. Adesodun (2007). Effect of composted pig manure on growth, grain yield and yield components of double of cropping maize. In: Proceedings of the 2nd National Conference on Organic Agriculture in Nigeria held at the University of Ibadan. November 27 – December 1, 2006

27. Adigbo, S. O.., J. J. Atungwu, and E. A. Adegbite (2007). Comparative study of the effects of seasons and insecticidal spray on the performance of selected cowpea in Southwestern Nigeria. In: African Crop Science Conference Proceedings. El-Minia, Egypt, 27 – 31 October, 2007. October 2007 Volume 8, Part 1 of 4. K. Z. Ahmed, M. A. Mahmoud, S. I. Shalabi, E. A. El-Morsi, and H. A. M. Ismael (eds.) 259 – 264.

28. Atungwu, J. J. and T. Olabiyi (2008) Potentials and Challenges of Host Resistance in Nematode management in organic cropping System. In: Proceedings of the 1st West African Summit.4th National Conference on Organic Agriculture in Nigeria held at the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta I badan. November 17- 22 2009 (in press)

Technical Report
29. Asafo-Adjei, B., A. Emechebe, M. A. Ayodele and J.J.Atungwu (2002). Screening dual purpose soybean lines for nematode resistance. In Annual Report 2002. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria.

30. Atungwu, J. J. (2005) Bringing investors into cassava farming. An invited paper delivered at the 4th Annual Joshua Business Seminar of the Joshua Fellowship of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Dominion Cathedral, Gowon Estate, Lagos. Held on Saturday, September 17, 2005 at Excellence Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. Pp. 17-29.

31. Atungwu, J. J. (2007). Plantain pests and disease management. Pp 13 – 18 In: Training Manual on Plantain Production. Omotayo, A. M., and I. O. O. Aiyelagbe (eds.). Agricultural Media Resources and Extension Centre. University of Agriculture, Abekuta.

Unpublished Conference Paper
32. Atungwu,J.J.and I. A. Ayinde(2001)Economic and Enviromental Benefits of Host Crop Resistance in Sustainable Pests and Disease Management in Nigerian Agriculture. Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN)Conference held at the University
of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State. March 13-15, 2001.

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