Ajayi, M.T: Publications

Thesis:

Ajayi, M.T. (2000). An Appraisal of Andragogical Principles in Human Resource Development at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture for Improved Agricultural Research. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis submitted to the Department of Adult Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Books

1        Ajayi, M.T., Fatunbi, A.O. and Akinbamijo, O.O. (2018). Strategies for Scaling Agricultural Technologies in Africa. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Accra, Ghana.

2        Fatunbi, A.O., Ajayi, M.T. Obi, A., Odularu, G.O. and Adekunle, A.A. (2015). Spreading the gains of agricultural innovations in Africa: A strategy to scale the IAR4D concept. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Accra, Ghana.

3        Adekunle, A, Obi, A., Ajayi, T., Mugabo, J. and  Fatunbi, O. (2013). Lessons and Impact of Partnerships: Experiences from FARA’s Initiatives in Africa. Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Accra, Ghana.

 

Chapters in Books:

4      Ajayi, M.T., Banmeke, T.O.A., Omoregbee, F.E. and Edeoghon, C.O. (2007) Extension Guide for Growing Cassava and Rapid Production of Quality Cassava Planting Materials.” In Erhabor, P.O., Azaiki, S.S. and Ingawa, S.A. (Eds) , Cassava the White Gold  Initiative Publication Co., Benin City, pp. 70 -88.

5        Omoregbee, F.E., Orewa, S.I., Banmeke, T.O.A., Edeoghon, C.O. and Ajayi, M.T. (2008). Economic Appraisal of Proven Agricultural Technologies in Nigeria from 1988 -1997. In Erhabor, P.O., Azaiki, S.S. and Ingawa, S.A. (Eds). Rawel Fortune Resources Co., Benin City, Pp.300-382.

 

Journal Articles:

6        Abiona, B. G.,Adeogun, S.O., Ajayi, M.T. and Adegboyejo, A.E. (2018).. Perceived effect of social networking tools on student’s academic performance in Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.Ife Journal of Agriculture,Published by ObafemiAwolowo University( Paper accepted dated 31st January 2018)

7        Abiona, B. G.,Adeogun, S.O., Oyeyinka, R. A., Bolarinwa, K. K., Ayinde, A. F. O., Ayansina, S.O., Ajayi, M. T., Fapojuwo, O. E. and Adeosun, O. N. (2018). Determinant of agriculturalemployee’s job performance in Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Rural Sociology. Published by Nigeria Rural Sociological Association( Paper accepted dated 19 May 2018)

8        Abiona, B.G., Ajayi, M.T. and Odetayo, T.D. (2017). Influence of Managerial Attitude on Academic Staff Job Performance in Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.Journal of Sustainable Technology: 8( 1): 1-10.Published by Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria Available Online: www.jost.futa.edu.ng

 9        Abiona, B. G.,Adeogun, S.O., Umajebi, J. and Ajayi, M.T. (2017). Effect of Managerial Competence on Agricultural Employee’s Job Performance in Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 13(3):17-21

 10      Edeoghon, C.O and Ajayi, M.T. (2015). Assessment of Benefits of Urban Agriculture in Edo and Oyo States of Nigeria. Journal of Extension Systems 31(1): 77-90.

11      Abiona, B.G., Ajayi, M.T. and Fapojuwo, .O.E. (214). Influence of managerial behaviour on agricultural employees’ performance. Journal of Extension Systems30(2): 13-23

12      Fapojuwo, .O.E., Ajayi, M.T. and Abiona, B.G. (2014). Work condition and agricultural employees’ job retention in a Federal Agricultural Institution, Ogun State, Nigeria.  Journal of Extension Systems30(2): 27-41

13      Ajayi, M.T. and Fapojuwo, O.E. (2014). Capacity Building of Extension Agents for Sustainable Dissemination of Information and Technologies in Developing Countries. International Journal of Social Management, Economics and Business Engineering, 8(7): 2276 – 2278.

14      Ajayi, M. and Fapojuwo, O.E. (2013). Agricultural Education and Training as Panacea for Sustainable Food Security in Developing Countries. www..ipcbee/vol156/012-ICSEA2013-B1027.pdf, IACSIT Press, Singapore.

15      Ajayi, M.T. and Fapojuwo, O.E. (2012). Assessment of Farmers’ perception on small plot adoption technique as a means of sustainable technology transfer in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area, Edo State, Nigeria. OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development 5(3): 11-18.

16      Arowolo, O.O.,  Banmeke, T.O.A. and Ajayi M.T. (2012). Assessment of the training needs of poultry farmers in Ovia and Oredo Local Government Areas of Edo State, Nigeria. African Journal of Livestock Extension 10: 23-30.

17      Arowolo, O.O.  Banmeke, T.O.A. and Ajayi M.T. (2011). Prioritization of poultry farmers’ information needs in Edo State, Nigeria, Tropical Veterinarian. 29(3): 12-20. Published by Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

18      Fapojuwo, O.E., Ajayi, M.T. and Adeogun, S.O. (2011).Assessment of human resource management practices in Oil Palm Industry in Edo State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Rural Extension and Development, 4: 28-33.

19      Fapojuwo, O.E., Ajayi, M.T. and Owolabi, E.K. (2011). Assessment of Entrepreneurial interest of Agriculture students at the University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. Global Approaches to Extension Practice 7(1).

 20      Adeogun, S.O., Fapojuwo, O.E. and Ajayi, M.T. (2011). Motivational factors affecting employees job performance in selected agricultural oil palm industries in Edo State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Agriculture, 10(2): 111-118.

21      Aphunu, A. and Ajayi, M.T. (2010). Assessment of Farmers’ Perception of the Effectiveness of Songhai – Delta Fish Culture Training Programme in Delta State, Nigeria. Agro-Science, Journal of Tropical Agriculture, Food, Environment and Extension 9(2):131-136.http://www.ajol.info/index.php/as/article/view/64807

22      Ajayi, M.T., Banmeke T.O.A and Solomon O. (2011). Information Needs of Oil Palm Farmers in Esan Central Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria. The Nigerian Journal of Rural Extension and Development, 3: 40-46

23      Ajayi, M.T and Solomon, O. (2010).Influence of Extension Contact and Farmers’ Socio-economic Characteristics on Adoption of Oil Palm Technologies in Aniocha North Local Government, Delta State, Nigeria. The Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology,Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya, 12(2): 35-46.

24      Oyeyinka, R.A., Ajayi, M.T. and Bolarinwa, K.K (2010). Assessment of staff development programme for extension staff of Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) and agricultural research institutes in Edo state, Nigeria. Journal of Extension Systems, 36(2):51-58.http://www.jesonline.org/2010dec.htm#Oyeyinka

25      Bolarinwa, K.K, Oyeyinka, R.A.,Ajayi, M.T., and Fakoya, E.O. (2010). Socio-economic impact of communal conflict on cocoa farmers’ livelihood in Nigeria. International Journal of Sustainable Development, Canada, 2(1): 59-65. www.ssrn.com/link/OIDA-Intl-Journal-Sustainable-Dev-html

26      Fakoya, E.O., Ajayi, M.T., Oloruntoba, A. and Bolarinwa, K.K. (2010). Gender involvement in Fadama farming for Sustainable Food Security in Ogun State, Nigeria. International Journal of Sustainable Development, Canada, 2(1): 89-95. www.ssrn.com/link/OIDA-Intl-Journal-Sustainable-Dev-html

27      Banmeke, T.O.A. and Ajayi, M.T. (2010). The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) by Agricultural Researchers in Edo State, Nigeria. The Journal of Development Communication, Malaysia, 21(1):53-61. www.aidcom.com

 28      Edeoghon, C.O. and Ajayi, M.T. (2009).Assessment of Enterprises owned by women in Ikpoba-Okha LGA.  Global Journal of Agriculture, Vol 8, No 2.www.ajol.info/index.php/gjass/article/view/51878

29      Banmeke, T.O.A. and Ajayi, M.T. (2009). Involvement of Women in Home Gardening in Ovia North-East Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria. ASSET Journal, 4(2): 21-29.

30      Solomon, O., Oloruntoba, A. and Ajayi, M.T. (2009). Assessment of Small Scale Oil Palm Farm Situations and Farmers’ Preference for Training in South West, Nigeria. ASSETJournal, 4(2):53-62.

31      Okolo, C.C., Ajayi, M.T and Adakeren, B. (2009).Assessment of Information Sources Utilized by Women Farmers in the Coconut Industry in Lagos State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Social Sciences. 7(1): 108-123.

 32      Omoregbee, F.E. and Ajayi, M.T. (2009). Assessment of Training Needs of Extension Staff of Agricultural Development Programme, Edo State, Nigeria. Agro-Science. www.ajol.info/index.php/as/article/view/51106

33      Okunlola, J.O. and Ajayi, M.T. (2009). The Effect of Credit Institution Lending on Small-Scale Enterprises in Nigeria. Journal of Research in Agriculture. (6)1: 113 -116.

34      Solomon, O. and Ajayi, M.T. (2008). Assessment of Farmers’ Perception on the Constraints Limiting the Cultivation of Oil palm by Smallholders in Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,9(1&2):1-5.

 35      Ajayi, M.T. and Omoregbee, F.E. (2008). Extension Agents’ Perception of the Recruitment and Appraisal Approaches/Methods Used by Agricultural Development Programme (ADP), Delta State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, (IJARD), 11(1): 67-71.www.ajol.info/index.php/ijard/article/view/

36      Ajayi, M.T. andOkoedo-Okojie, D. (2008). Perceived Training Needs of Cassava Farmers in Ovia North East Local Government Area of EdoState. Nigeria. Bowen Journal of Agriculture Science, 5(1&2): 128-134. www.ajol.info/index.php/bja/article/view/41951

37      Banmeke, T.O.A. and Ajayi, M.T. (2008). Farmers’ Perception of the Agricultural Information Resource Centres. A case study of Ago Are, Oyo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development (IJAERD, e-journal), 1(1): 22-29. www.lautechaee-edu.com/journal/ijaerd1/ijaerd/%20.%20.4%20edition.pdf

38      Ajayi, M.T., Banmeke, T.O.A. and Okafor C. (2008). The Effectiveness of Farmer Field School (FFS) Training on Farmers’ Competence in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of Cocoa in Ondo State, Nigeria. Bowen Journal of Agriculture Science, 5(1&2): 109 -118. www.ajol.info/index.php/bja/article/view/41949

39      Edeoghon, C.O., Ajayi, M.T. and Ugboya,T.O.(2008). Awareness and Use of Sustainable Agricultural Practices by Arable Crop Farmers in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area of Edo State. Journal of Sustainable Development in Agriculture and Environment 3(2):55 -63.

40      Ajayi, M.T. and Edeoghon C.O. (2008). Assessment of the Extension Materials Produced and Used in Disseminating Information to Farmers by Extension Agents of Agricultural Development Programme (ADP),  Edo State, Nigeria. Global Approaches to Extension Practice, 4(1): 1 -10. www.ajol.info/index.php/gaep/article/view/34931

41      Ajayi, M.T. and Oloruntoba, A. (2007). Farmers’ Adoption and Perception of Major Agricultural Technologies Developed by International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Social Sciences (JOAFSS), 5(1):20-28.www.ajol.info/index.php/joafss/article/view/45940

42      Ajayi, M.T. and Banmeke, T.O.A. (2007). Farmers’ Perception and Knowledge of Environmental Problems Affecting Sustainable Food Production in Edo State. Journal of Environmental Extension, Vol.6, Pg. 86 -91. www.ajol.info/index.php/jext/article/view/2771

43      Ajayi, M.T. andSolomon, O. (2007). Assessment of Small Scale Farmers’ Strategies in Alleviating Poverty in Delta State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture and Social Research, 7 (1): 63-70.www.ajol.info/index.php/jasr/article/view/2845

44      Banmeke, T.O.A and Ajayi , M.T.(2007). Agricultural Information Utilisation Pattern among Women Farmers in South-Western Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture and Social Research 7(2): 58 -65.www.ajol.info/index.php/jasr/article/view/2858

45      Ajayi, M.T., Solomon, O. and Ajayi, I.O. (2007). Farmers’ Perception and Knowledge of Health Problems Affecting their Agricultural Productivity in EdoState: Implication for Extension Service. Journal of Agriculture and Social Research, 7(2): 38-45.www.ajol.info/index.php/jasr/article/view/2855

46      Adeleke B. O. and Ajayi M. T. (2007). A Comparative Study of Residents’  Economic Benefits From Extension Programme at Yankari National Park, Nigeria and Hluhluwe – Umfolozi Park, South Africa. Environtropica, International Journal of Environment, 4(1&2): 12 -20.

47      Ajayi, M.T. and Aphunu A. (2007). Farmers’ Perception of the Extension Agents’ Effectiveness and Introduction of Extension Reforms in Delta State, Nigeria: Implications for Extension Service and Government. ASSET (International Journal of University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria) Series C, 2(1): 191-202.  http://www.unaab.edu.ng/asset/articlesByIssue.php

48      Ajayi, M.T. and Banmeke, T.O.A. (2006).An Assessment of Farmers’ Perception and Participation in the Agricultural Insurance Scheme in Oredo and Ikpoba – Okha Local Government Areas of Edo State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Social Sciences, 4(1): 80-88.www.ajol.info/index.php/joafss/article/view/33754

49      Ajayi, M.T. and Orhiaki, H. (2006). Accessibility of Arable Crop Farmers to Agricultural Information in Orhionmwon and Uhunmwonde Local Government Areas of Edo State, Nigeria. Applied Tropical Agriculture, 11(1&2): 1-8.www.appliedtropicalagriculture.comwww.josdae.com/papers/AE6.pdf

50      Ajayi, M.T. and Okafor, C. (2006). Extension Agents’ Perception of Participatory Agricultural Extension Approaches Adopted by Agricultural Development Program (ADP) in Ondo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 4 (1): 20-25.

51      Okoedo-Okojie, D. and Ajayi, M.T. (2006). Assessment of Schools in Agricultural Program as a Strategy for Technology Transfer and Poverty Alleviation in Edo State, Nigeria. Global Approaches to Extension Practice, 2 (2): 11 -18. 24.www.ajol.info/index.php/gaep/article/view/34954

 52      Ajayi, M.T. and Ehigiator, F.A.R. (2006). Women Involvement in Fisheries Industry as a Strategy for Income Generation and Poverty Alleviation in Edo State, Nigeria. Journal of Extension Systems, 22(2): 44-56.www.jesonline.org/2006dec.htm.

53     Oloruntoba, A. and Ajayi, M.T. (2006). Gender and Research Attainment of Academics in Nigerian Agricultural Universities. Journal of Higher Education in Africa (CODESRIA). 4 (2): 83 -98.www.codesria.org/links/publications/…/vol2_2006_abstracts.htm

54      Ajayi, M.T and Banmeke, T.O.A. (2006). Attitudinal and Motivational Factors Influencing Job Performance of Female Extension Agents in Edo State, Nigeria. South African Journal of Agricultural Extension.35(2): 88 -198.www.sabinet.co.za/abstract/agri/agri_v35_n2_a5.xml           

55      Banmeke, T.O.A. and Ajayi, M.T. (2006). Roles of Fadama Cooperative Societies in Extension Delivery in Ikpoba-Okha and Oredo Local Government Areas of Edo State. Journal of Agricultural Extension, Vol. 9, Pg. 95 -100.http://www.ajol.info/index.php/jae

 56      Ajayi, M.T. and Okunlola, J.O. (2006). Farmers’ Perceived Agricultural Input Factors Influencing Adoption and Production of Food Crops in Akure South and North Local Government Areas, Ondo State, Nigeria. Global Approaches to Extension Practice, 2(1): 1 – 8.www.ajol.info/index.php/gaep/article/view/34943

57      Banmeke, T.O.A. and Ajayi, M.T. (2005). Job Satisfaction of Extension Workers in Edo State Agricultural Development Programme (EDADP), Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, (IJARD) Vol. 6, Pg. 202-207.www.ajol.info/index.php/ijard/article/view/2610

58      Ajayi, M.T. (2005). Impact of Training on adoption of Improved Farming Practices among Cassava Farmers in South –West, Nigeria.  International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development (IJARD) 6: 34-38.www.ajol.info/index.php/ijard/article/view/2586

 59      Okunlola, J.O. and Ajayi, M.T. (2005). Analysis of Fruits and Vegetables Marketing in Akure South Local Government, Ondo State, Nigeria.  Applied Tropical Agriculture, 11(1): 1-7.www.appliedtropicalagriculture.com

60      Ajayi, M.T. and Okunlola, J.O. (2005). Impact of Agricultural Extension Services on Adoption of Root Crops Technologies in Ondo State, Nigeria. South African Journal of Agricultural Extension, 34(2): 181-187.www.sabinet.co.za/abstract/agri/agri_v34_n2_a3.xml

61      Ajayi, M.T. and Adeleke, B.O. (2004). Non-governmental Organization as an Important Factor in Income Generation Activities of Farmers in Ondo State, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, 5 (1&2):10-13.

62      Adeleke, B.O. and Ajayi. M.T. (2004). Perceived Economic Benefits through Community Extension in Yankari National Park, Nigeria. Journal of Extension Systems, 20(2): 62 -71. www.jesonline.org/2004dec.htm.

63      Ajayi, M.T. (2003). Analysis of Mass Media Use for Agricultural Information by Farmers in Egbeda Local Government of Oyo State, Nigeria.Journal of Extension Systems, 19(2): 45-55.www.jesonline.org/2003jun.htm.

 64      Oloruntoba, A. and Ajayi, M.T. (2003). Motivational Factors and Employees’ Job Satisfaction in Large-scale Private Farms in Ogun State, Nigeria. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education. 10(1): 67-72. www.aiaee.org/archive/vol 10.1.pdf

65      Ajayi, M.T. (2002). Sources of Information on Improved Technologies Adopted by Farmers: A Study of Farmers in Akinyele Local Government of Oyo State, Nigeria.  Journal of Extension Systems, 18(2): 94 -103.www.jesonline.org/2002dec.htm.

66      Ajayi, M.T.(2001). Evaluation of Effectiveness of Field Days Carried out by Agricultural Trainees as a Technology Transfer Strategy. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 8(3): 57-64. www.aiaee.org/archive/vol 8.3.pdf

67      Ajayi, M.T. (2001). A comparison of the effectiveness of on-campus and off-campus training courses for Agricultural staff at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 8(3): 41-48.www.aiaee.org/archive/vol8.3.pdf

68      Ajayi, M.T. (2001).  Evaluation of Effectiveness of Extension Teaching Methods Used by Agricultural Trainees for Field Days.  Journal of Extension Systems, 17 (1): 42-50.www.jesonline.org/2001jun.htm.

69      Ajayi, M.T. (2000). Application of Andragogical Principles in Agricultural Staff Development Program at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture. Journal of Agricultural Extension, Vol. 4: 77 -87.http://www.ajol.info/index.php/jae

70      Ajayi, M.T. (2000). Analysis of Motivating Factors for Agricultural Trainees at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture’s Human Resource Development Programme.  Nigeria. Agricultural Development Studies, (NADS), 1(1): 57-64.

71      Ajayi, M.T. (1989). Effect of spacing/number of plants per stand and fertilizer placement on the performance of two maize varieties intercropped with cowpea in the forest zone of Nigeria. Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science, 20 -23, pp. 39 – 45.www.ajol.info/index.php/gjas/article/view/2045

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