Adedire, M. O: Publications



1) Adedire, M.O. (1983) The necessary measures of increasing the effectiveness of the grafted clonal seed orchard of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) M.Sc. Dissertation, Voronezh Institute of Forestry, Voronezh, USSR.

2) Adedire, M. O. (1986) Studies on early provenance variations in the rowth and development of Triplochiton scleroxylon K. Schum. M.Sc. Dissertation, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 69 pp.

3)   Adedire, M. O. (1995) Early growth responses of four multipurpose tree species and the yield of two arable crops under alley farming. Ph.D Thesis University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 224pp.       


1)      Oni, O and Adedire, M. O. (1985) Sex ratio and fruit set in Terminalia catappa Linn. Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria Research Paper (Forest Series) No. 62. ISSN 0331-679.

2)      Adedire, M. O and Oladele, R. N. (1991) Effect of Indole-butyric acid (IBA) on the growth of Leucaena leucocephala seedlings. Nig. J. For. 21   (1): 22 – 24.

3)    Adedire, M. O.; Ladipo, D. O and Bada, S. O. (1993) Early growth variations in Triplochiton scleroxylon K. Schum (Obeche). Nig. J. For. 23  (1): 50 – 55.

*4)      Adedire, M. O and Bada, S. O. (1994) Alley cropping maize and okro with Leucaena. Nitrogen Fixing Trees Research Reports. 12: 80 – 82.

5)      Adeola, A.O.; Adedire, M. O and Ogbuegwu, B. (1995) Social Forestry efforts in Nigeria. Nig. J. For. 25 (1 & 2): 83 – 91.

6)     Adeola, A.O.; Okojie, J. A.; Ojo, L. O and Adedire, M. O. (1996)  Biomass production and grain yield under different spacing of Leucaena  and Gliricidia. Nig. J. For. 26 (1 & 2): 22 -26.

7)      Adedire, M. O. (1998) Maize yield as affected by Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit prunings and NPK fertilizer in an alley farm. J. Trop. For. Res. 14 (1): 9 – 18.

8)       Agboola, D. A and Adedire, M. O. (1998) Responses of treated dormant seeds of three tropical tree species to germination promoters. Nig. J. Bot. 11: 103 – 110.

*Publication  in  Foreign Journal

9)      Adedire, M. O.; Bolaji, G. A and Martins, O. (2000) Effects of deforestation on water quality and sedimentation: the Nigerian experience.  J. Trop. For. Res. 16 (1): 20 – 29.

*10)      Adedire, M. O. (2002) Environmental implications of tropical deforestation. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology  9 (1): 33 – 40.

*11)      Labode Popoola; Tangwa, G. W and Adedire, M. O. (2002) Commercial exploitation and conservation of Prunus africana in Cameroon’s Afromontane forests. Arboricultural Journal  26 (1):65 – 76.

12)       Adedire, M. O. (2004) Environmental protection: The Agroforestry Option.  Nig. J. For. (34) 1 & 2: 1 – 6.

13)       Awolaja, A. M; Adeola, A. O; Aiyelaagbe, I.O.O and Adedire, M. O. (2004) The effect of fertilization and pruning additives of two leguminous hedgerow crops on maize yield in an alley farm. Bowen Journal of Agriculture. 1(1): 21 – 33.

14)       Adedire, M. O. (2005) Agroforestry approaches to soil fertility improvement.  Bowen Journal of Agriculture.2 (2): 225 – 234.

*15)      Aduradola, A. M. Adeola, B. F and  Adedire, M. O. (2005) Enhancing germination in seeds of African star apple, Chrysophyllum albidum (G. Don). Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 3(2): 292 – 294.

16)      Akoun, J; Adedire, M. O; Emefiele, A and Omoayena, B. (2005) Preliminary study of wood density variation in some provenances of Gmelina arborea Roxb. Using the pilodyn wood tester. Journal of  Agricultural Technology. 13 (2005): 22 – 30.

*17)      Ajiboye, A. A; Ebofin, A. O; Atayese, M. O; Adedire, M. O; Agboola, D.     A. and Kadiri, M. (2005) Dormancy studies and proximate analysis in Dialium guineensis and Prosopis africana. Pakistan Journal of Forestry     55(2):153 – 165.

18)       Ajiboye, A. A; Ebofin, A. O; Atayese, M. O; Adedire, M. O; Agboola, D.A. 2006) Effect of pre-sowing treatments and ectomycorrhiza on seed germination and seedling growth of two multipurpose savanna tree legumes, Dialium guineensis and Prosopis africana. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal for the Tropics, BEST 3 (4): 23 – 28.

19)         Fakoya, E. O; Adedire, M. O and Gbadebo, K. O. (2006) Contact farmers’ participation in transfer of agroforestry technologies in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Nig. J. For. 36 (2):108 – 115.

* Publications in Foreign Journals
*20)        Salako, F. K; Dada, P. O; Adejuyigbe, C.O; Adedire, M. O; Martins, O; Akwuebu, C. A and Williams, O. E. (2007) Soil strength and maize yield after  topsoil removal and application of nutrient amendments on a gravelly Alfisol toposequence. Soil & Tillage Research 94 (2007): 21 – 35.

*21)        Akpabio, I. A., Esu, B. B. and Adedire, M. O.  (2008) Gender perceptions on  Constraints Affecting Agroforestry Practices in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Agric. J. 3 (5): 375 – 381.

*22)    Oladoye, A.O; Ola-Adams, B.A; Adedire, M. O and Agboola, D. A.(2008)   Nutrient dynamics and litter decomposition in Leucaena leucocephala (Lam) de wit plantation in the Nigerian savanna. West African Journal of Applied Ecology.  13 (2008): 131 – 141.

*23)    Sodiya, C. I; Adedire, M. O and Lawal-Adebowale, O. A. (2009) Land holding rights of Fulani pastoralists and its effect on their agropastoral production system in Ogun State, Nigeria. Tropicultura 27 (2) : 65 – 69.


24)     Adedire, M. O. (1986) Short rotation cropping in forestry: Its possibilities and constraints. In: The challenges of deforestation in Nigeria. A. B. Oguntala (ed.). Proceedings of 1986 Annual Conference of the Forestry Association of Nigeria. Pp. 283 – 291.

25)     Adedire, M. O. (1990) Solving the technical problems of Arid and Semi-arid zone afforestation in Nigeria. In: Development and Management of Forest Resources of the Arid zone of Nigeria. G. O. B. Dada and P. C. Obiaga (eds.). Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the Forestry Association of Nigeria. Pp. 221 – 227.

26)     Adedire, M. O. (1991) Saving the declining fortunes of tropical Forests through conservation. In: Ecology and sustainable development. Sola Ogunyemi (ed.). Proceedings of the 1991 biennial conference of the Ecological Society of Nigeria. ISSN 1116-753XISBN 978-2169-00-5.Pp. 106 – 118.

27)    Adedire, M. O. (1992) Our vanishing rainforest ecosystem: Causes and effects. In: Role of Forestry in stabilizing fragile ecosystems of the rain forest zone of Nigeria. F. A. Akinsanmi (ed.).  Proceedings of the 21st Annual conference of the Forestry Association of Nigeria. Pp. 56 – 63.

28)      Ladipo, D.O; Adeola, A.O and Adedire, M. O. (2001) Potentials of agroforestry for biodiversity conservation and utilization in the rain forest ecosystem of Nigeria. In: BIODIVERSITY of the rainforest ecosystem in Nigeria. A.O. Adeola, Julius Okojie and L.O. Ojo (eds).  Proceedings of a colloquim organised by FEPA-UNAAB Linkage Centre for Forest, Conservation and Biodiversity. Pp. 199 – 214.

* Publications in Foreign Journals
29)    Salako, F. K; Adejuyigbe, C. O.; Dada, P. O; Oriaku, O. C; Martins, O. and Adedire, M. O. (2005) Soil aggregate stability as influenced by topsoil removal, nutrient amendment and slope position under maize     cultivation. In: Managing soil resources for food security and sustainable environment. Salako, F. K.; Adetunji, M. T.; Ojanuga, A. G; Arowolo, T. A and Ojeniyi, S. O. (eds.). Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria. Pp. 281 – 285.

30)    Adedire, M. O. (2006) The role of agroforestry in enhancing food security through organic fertilizers. In: Organic agriculture for sustainable food security. Olasantan, F. O.; Aiyelaagbe, I.O.O.; Olowe, V. I. O.; Philip, B. B and Babalola O. A. (eds.). Proceedings of the 1st    National Conference of the Organic agriculture Project in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria (OAPTIN). Pp. 83 – 86.

31)     Azeez, A. A and Adedire, M. O. (2007) An overview of potentials of urban forestry for poverty alleviation and environmental sustainability. In: Reviving agriculture for sustainable national growth and stable democracy. Olufajo, O. O.; Omokore, D. F.; Akpa, G. N and Sanni, S. A (eds.). Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN). Pp. 251 – 254.

32)      Sodiya, C. I., Omotayo, A. M., Apantaku, S. O. and Adedire, M. O. (2008)           Socio-economic impact of some identified components of the agropastoral  Production system in Ogun State, Nigeria.In: Animal agriculture towards Millennium development in Nigeria. Adeyemi,O. A., Ogungbesan, A. M., Dada A. O., Eniolorunda, O. O., Awojobi, H. A., Oke, D. B and Agunbiade, J. A. (eds.). Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society         for Animal Production (NSAP). Pp. 312 – 315.                                 


1.     Adedire, M. O. (2003) Agroforestry for rural prosperity. In: Breaking new grounds in Ogun State: Employment generation under the administration of Otunba Gbenga Daniel. An Ogun State Agricultural Employment Generation Publication. ISBN 978-2941-77-1. Pp. 132 – 139.

2.     Adedire, M. O. (2008) Agroforestry practices in the moist tropical forests of Nigeria. In: Forestry in the tropical moist forests of Nigeria. E. S. Udo (ed.) In Press).

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