Opeolu, B. O: Publications

Thesis and Dissertation:

Ph.D Thesis – Utilization of crop residues as adsorption media in lead pollution abatement. 2007. Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta- Nigeria.

M.Sc. Dissertation – Effects of lead on the performance and nutrient quality of two cowpea varieties.2001.Department of Environmental Biology and Crop protection University of Ibadan-Nigeria.

B.Sc. Thesis – Lead as pollution index in soils of Abeokuta city.1995. Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta-Nigeria.

In Learned Journal: Published

Fatoki, O.S. and Opeolu, B.O. (2009): Studies on the occurrence and quantification of phenolic endocrine disruptors in water. Scientific Research and Essays

Opeolu, B.O., Bamgbose, O., Arowolo, T.A. and Adetunji, M.T. (2009): Utilization of maize cob (Zea mays) as adsorbent for lead (II) removal from aqueous solutions and industrial effluents. African Journal of Biotechnology.8 (8): 1567-1573.

Opeolu, B.O., Adebayo, K., Badru, F.A. and Okuneye, P.A.(2009): Socio-economic, Environmental and health consequences of rural-urban migration in Lagos, Nigeria. FAMAN Journal. 10(1): 17-29.

Opeolu, B.O., Bamgbose, O., Arowolo, T.A. and Adetunji, M.T. (2008): Biosorption of lead (ii) from aqueous solutions using chemically modified and unmodified Dioscorea alata (Yam) and Manihot esculenta (Cassava) peels. Journal of Chemical Society of Nigeria.In press.

Opeolu, B.O., Soaga, A.J. and Oladepo, T.L. (2008): Environmental and socio-economic implications of oil spillage: Case study ofgrowth and nutrient quality of Amaranthus cruentus. (L). Indian J. Environmental Protection. 28(5):385-390.

Bamgbose, O. and Opeolu, B.O. (2007): Organochlorine pesticides and PCBs in human breast milk. Ife Journal of Science, 9(2) : 219-223.

Bamgbose, O., Opeolu, B.O., Odukoya, O.O., Bamgbose, J.T. and Olatunde, G.O. (2007): Physico-chemical characterization of leachate generated from simulated leaching from selected waste dumps in Abeokuta city, Nigeria. Journal of Chemical Society of Nigeria. 32(1): 117-125.

Soyingbe, A.A.,Olatunde, G.O., Opeolu, B.O. and Bamgbose, O. (2007): Research Journal of Agronomy 1(1): 26-29.

Bamgbose, O., Opeolu, B. O. and Bamgbose, J.T. (2007): Levels of cadmium, lead and zinc in urine of randomly selected smokers and non-smokers residents of Abeokuta city, Nigeria. Research Journal of Applied Sciences. 2(2): 192-197.

Opeolu, B.O., Bamgbose, O., Arowolo, T.A. and Kadiri, S.J. (2006): Phyto-remediation of Lead –contaminated soil using Amaranthus cruentus. FAMAN Journal. 8(1):58-63.

Akinyemi, A.A, Oguntoke, O. and Opeolu, B.O. (2005): Inherent health implications of smoke from fish curing on the well-being of fish processors in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Environmental Management Journal. 2:26-29

Opeolu, B.O and Oguntoke, O (2005): Evaluation of dyeing and printing effluent and its acute toxicity on fish (Tilapia nilotica) by bioassay. ASSET Series A 5(1): 179-186.

Adeofun, C.O. and Opeolu, B.O. (2004): Environment, human health and safety perspectives to private sector participation in agriculture. . FAMAN Journal 7(2):49-53

Fadina, O.O and Opeolu, B.O (2003): Effects of lead on performance and nutrient quality of two cowpea varieties. Nigerian Journal of ecology. 5:13-16

Accepted
Opeolu, B.O., Fatoki, O.S. and Odendaal, J.P. (2009): Development of a solid-phase extraction method followed by HPLC-UV detection for the determination of phenols in water. International Journal of Physical Sciences

Bamgbose, O., Opeolu, B.O. and Bamgbose, J.T. (2006): Levels of zinc in breast milk of selected women in Abeokuta. Journal of Nutrition Society of Nigeria. In Press.
Edited/Referred Conference Proceedings:

Opeolu, B.O. and Egbuche, E.N. (2004): Implications of urban air quality deterioration on health and environment. Proceedings of the annual conference of Nigerian Meteorological Society, Abeokuta. V.O. Aduramigba-Modupe (Ed.). pp 41-44.

Opeolu, B.O. and Oluwalana, E.O.A. (2004): Environmental, Health and Economic Assessment of small and medium scale cassava processing industry in Ogun state, Nigeria. Proceedings of 7th Biennial Congress of African Farm Management Association (AFMA), Abuja. P. A. Okuneye and G.O. Evbuowam (Eds.). pp 313-326.

Opeolu, B.O. and Fadina, O.O. (2003): Women in indigenous textile (Adire) industry- Implications on their health and environment. Proceedings of 11th annual conference of   Environment and Behaviour Association of Nigeria( EBAN). V. Adekunle, E. Okoko and S. Adeduntan (Eds.). pp 375-380.

Opeolu, B.O. and Oluwalana, E.O.A. (2003): Women Empowerment for Enhanced Private  Sector Participation for Sustainable Agriculture. Proceedings of 18th Annual conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria, Calabar. Pp 84-87.

Opeolu, B.O. (2002): Pesticide usage in Nigeria- Implications on Women, Food security and Environment. Proceedings of 17th Annual conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria, Abuja. . S.O. Akande (Ed.). Pp 70-73.

Opeolu, B. O. and Fadina, O. O. (2000): Sustainable Agriculture- Women and Pesticides. Proceedings of Gender and Science Technology Association. African Regional Conference, Abuja. Pp 288-289.

Papers presented at National and International Conferences:

Opeolu, B.O., Oguntoke, O. and Akinyemi, A. A. (2005): Assessment of surface water quality for domestic and Agricultural Uses: Case of rivers Ogun and Ela in Ogun State. 2nd  Annual conference of Nigerian Society for Environmental Management, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.

Opeolu, B.O. and Ogunsanya, O.J. (2004): Environmental and Health Implications of Galvanized Roofing Sheets’ Industrial Effluent. 1st Annual conference of Nigerian Society for Environmental Management, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife,Nigeria.

Technical Reports:
Rural-urban migration, poverty and sustainable environment: A case of Lagos Nigeria. Report submitted to International programme for research on the interactions between population, development and the environment (PRIPODE)

Rural-urban migration, poverty and sustainable environment: Comparative study of Lagos and three South-Western states of Nigeria. Report submitted to International programme for research on the interactions between population, development and the environment (PRIPODE)

Use of sugarcane biomass as adsorbent for heavy metal pollution abatement. Report submitted to International Foundation for Science (IFS), Sweden.

Manuscripts Submitted for Publication:
Development of a solid-phase extraction method followed by hplc-uv detection for the determination of phenols in water.

Utilization of biomaterials as adsorbents for heavy metals’ removal from aqueous matrices

Assessment of phytotoxic effects of lead on yield and nutrient quality of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)

Assessment of rural-urban migration to Lagos, Nigeria: Implications on safety and quality of street foods and drinking water.

Zinc biosorption from simulated and industrial wastewaters by sugarcane biomass.

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