Ojo, V. O. A: Research

Major research interest is on forage agronomy, production, conservation, processing and utilization in farm animals.

  1. (i) ¬† Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) Institution-based Research Intervention Allocation for a project titled, ‚ÄúMitigating the impact of pastoral/nomadic grazing on the natural ecosystem and rural livelihoods in Yewa division of Ogun State‚ÄĚ (Research Team member)¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 2013

     

    (ii)  Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) Institution-based Research Intervention Allocation for a project titled, ″Development of novel technologies for utilization of toasted Enterolobium cyclocarpum foliage and seeds for dry season feeding of ruminant animals″ (Research Team member)                                                 2013

     

    (iii) Year 2013/2014 (Merged) Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) Research Project (RP)¬† Intervention: project titled, ‚ÄúLegume based pellets as dry season feed resources for ruminant animals‚ÄĚ (Lead Researcher)¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 2014

     

    (iv)             Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) Institution-based Research Intervention Allocation for a project titled, ″Multi-nutrient block supplement for dry season goat production″ (Research Team member)                                                                                          2014

    (v) Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) Institution-based Research Intervention Allocation for a project titled, ″Utilization of cashew nut shell liquid as a dietary strategy to manipulate rumen fermentation for improved nutritional performance of ruminants″ (Research Team member)                                                    2014

     

    (vi) Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) Institution-based Research Intervention Allocation for a project titled, ‚Ä≥Effects of access to different legume pastures and its biomass intake on performance and welfare of broilers at different seasons‚ÄĚ ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† (Research Team member)¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 2015

     

    ¬†(vii)¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Year 2015-2016 (MERGED) Tertiary Education Trust Fund Research Projects (RP) Batch 6 ¬†Intervention- Institution-Based Research Allocation for a project titled, ‚ÄúEvaluation of the nutritive quality of grass foliage ‚Äď browse legume seeds silage as dry season feed for ruminants‚Ä̬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†(Lead Researcher)¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†2016/2017

     

    (B)   Research in progress:

    1. The use of manure application and irrigation system for production of forage herbaceous legume and grasses mixtures during the dry season.
    2. Grass/legume pastures for sustainable feed production.
    3. Quality enhancement of forage grass with browse plant seeds.
    4. Evaluation of the nutritive quality of grass foliage ‚Äď browse legume seeds silage as dry season feed for ruminants.

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