Ayo-John, E.I’s Research

Completed
a) Institute of Food Security, Environmental Resources and Agricultural Research (IFSERAR) research on ‘Strategies for the management of tomato spotted wilt disease of tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum Mill) in Southern Nigeria’ 2010-2011
b) Distribution and Characterization of Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) infecting Musaspp. in Southern Nigeria
c) Serological detection and distribution of viruses of field-grown pepper in Ogun State 2008-2010
d) Serological detection and distribution of viruses of field-grown okro in Ogun State2010
e) Survey for viruses of cucurbit crops in Ogun State 2008-2010
f) Field evaluation of local and exotic cucurbit crops to viruses in humid transition zone of southwest Nigeria 2008-2011
In Progress

a) Molecular characterization of mosaic diseases affecting field-grown tomato, pepper and melon crops in Southwest Nigeria
b) Seed-borne viruses associated with field grown cowpea in the arid zone of Northern Nigeria
c) Impact of viruses on the growth and yield of some commercial cowpea varieties
d) Epidemiology of Geminviruses infecting vegetable crops grown in a humid transition zone of southwest Nigeria
e) Epidemiology of Tospoviruses infecting vegetable crops grown in a humid transition zone of southwest Nigeria
f) Isolation and characterization of a virus from a medicinal plant used in Southwest Nigeria