Olowofeso, O: Research

(i) Completed

– Use of molecular markers with animal genetic resources
– Research on the productive performance of some animal species under improved management system.
– Regression and correlation analyses between body weight and some body conformation measurements in broiler chickens
– Comparative performance of two layer chicken genotypes for selection in phases I and II of production
– Rabbit breeding and their reproductive performance

(ii) Research in Progress

a.  Genetic distances of Nigerian chicken populations using molecular analysis
b.  Genetic lineage of indigenous Nigerian chicken populations based on molecular markers
c.  Linear regression analysis of some phenotypic traits of West African Dwarf goats and sheep in derived savanna zone of Nigeria
d.  Growth pattern and abdomen circumference of rabbit breeds from conception to kindling
e.  Amplification of isolated DNA from Nigerian chicken and turkey populations with two thermostable DNA polymerases: (Taq and Vent polymerases) and microsatellite markers
f.  Multiple arbitrary amplification profiling (MAAP) with genomic DNA of Nigerian chicken populations.
g.  The effects of season and genotype on the productive and reproductive performance of Nigerian local chickens.
h.  Productive performance and genetic parameter estimates for some quantitative traits in three broiler strains.
i.  Genetic structure and level of inbreeding among Nigerian chicken populations based on microsatellite DNA typing.
j.  Genetic variation of different duck populations in Nigeria based on microsatellite marker analysis.
k.  Effect and response of turkeys fed with niacin supplemented diets

– Use of molecular markers with animal genetic resources
– Research on the productive performance of some animal species under improved management system.
– Regression and correlation analyses between body weight and some body conformation measurements in broiler chickens
– Comparative performance of two layer chicken genotypes for selection in phases I and II of production
– Rabbit breeding and their reproductive performance

(ii) Research in Progress
a.  Genetic distances of Nigerian chicken populations using molecular analysis
b.  Genetic lineage of indigenous Nigerian chicken populations based on molecular markers
c.  Linear regression analysis of some phenotypic traits of West African Dwarf goats and sheep in derived savanna zone of Nigeria
d.  Growth pattern and abdomen circumference of rabbit breeds from conception to kindling
e.  Amplification of isolated DNA from Nigerian chicken and turkey populations with two thermostable DNA polymerases: (Taq and Vent polymerases) and microsatellite markers
f.  Multiple arbitrary amplification profiling (MAAP) with genomic DNA of Nigerian chicken populations.
g.  The effects of season and genotype on the productive and reproductive performance of Nigerian local chickens.
h.  Productive performance and genetic parameter estimates for some quantitative traits in three broiler strains.
i.  Genetic structure and level of inbreeding among Nigerian chicken populations based on microsatellite DNA typing.
j.  Genetic variation of different duck populations in Nigeria based on microsatellite marker analysis.
k.  Effect and response of turkeys fed with niacin supplemented diets

Last Updated on March 7, 2012 by admin

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