Onifade, O. S: Publications

(A)   Thesis / Dissertation / Inaugural lecture

  1. Onifade, O.S. 1977. Comparison of dry matter digestibility of six roughages using the one stage versus two stage in vitro technique.  Project submitted in partial fulfillment for the B.Sc. (Agric.)     ABU.  Zaria.
  2. Onifade, O.S. 1983. Effect of seeding ratio, sowing method and nitrogen level on the growth of Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana  cv. Callide/stylo (Stylosanthes guianensis cv. Cook) in Northern Nigeria. M.Sc. Dissertation, ABU, Zaria.
  1. Onifade, O.S. (1992). Effect of stocking  Chloris gayanaStylosanthes guianensis pastures with Sheep on plant and animal performance. Ph.D. Thesis, ABU, Zaria.
  1. Onifade O S (2016). Grasses: Production and management for sustainable livestock. 53rd Inaugural lecture Presented 26th April, 2017 at Federal University of Agriculture. Abeokuta.

(B)      Articles in Learned Journals

  1. Onifade, O.S. and Akinola, J.O. (1986). Effect of seeding ratio and sowing method on the production  of Rhodes grass/stylo swards in the Northern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria. J. Anim. Prod. Res. 6: 29-37.
  2. Onifade, O.S., de Leeuw, P.N. and Kera, B.S. (1990). Effects on forage yields of oversown Stylosanthes spp. in sown pastures at Shika, Nigeria. J. Animal Prod. Res. 10:31-39.
  3. Onifade, O.S. and Akinola, J.O. (1990). Effects of nitrogen and cutting management on the performance of Rhodes grass/stylo swards. J.Anim. Prod. Res. 10:41-48.
  4. Omokanye, A.T. and Onifade, O.S. (1993). Effect of storage and scarification time on seed germination of Centro (Centrosema pubescens).  Seed Research (India) 21: 21-25.
  5. Omokanye, A.T., Amodu, J.T. and Onifade, O.S. (1995) Effect of post scarification storage period on seed germination of Leucaena leucocephala. Seed Research (India) 23:88-90.
  6. Omokanye, A.T., Amodu, J.T. and Onifade, O.S. (1996). Effects of phosphorus and harvest time on dry matter yield, nitrogen and phosphorus contents of horsegram (Macrotyloma uniflorum). Tropicultura (Belgium) 14: 73-76.
  7. Kaleja, V., Tarawali, S.A., Peters, M., Onifade, O.S. and Schultze Kraft R (1996). Collecting indigenous forage legumes in northern Nigeria. Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter. 107, 31-35.
  8. Lakpini C A M, Balogun B I, Alawa J P, Onifade O. S and Otaru, S.M. (1997). Effects of graded levels of sun dried cassava peels in supplement diets fed to Red Sokoto goats in the first trimester of pregnancy. Animal Feed Science & Tech. 67:197-204.
  9. 9. Onifade, S., Adamu, A.M. and Agishi, E.C. (1999). The effect of time of initial cutting on forage yield and quality of three pasture grasses at Shika, Nigeria. Nig. J. Animal Prod. 26:93-97.
  10. Omokanye, A.T., Onifade, O.S. , Amodu, J.T. & Balogun, R.O.( 2000). Effect of phosphorus application on seed production of horsegram (Macrotyloma uniflorum). Seed Research (India) 28:145-148.
  11. Amodu, J.T., Omokanye, A.T., Onifade, O.S. (2000). The effect of hot water and acid treatment on early establishment of Leucaena leucocephala. Seed Research (India) 28:226-228.
  12. Omokanye, A.T., Onifade, O.S., Olorunju, P.E., Adamu A.M., Tanko, R.J.and Balogun R.O. ( 2001). The evaluation of dual purpose groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) varieties for fodder and seed production at Shika, Nigeria. J. Agric. Sci. (Camb) 136: 75-79.
  13. Omokanye A.T., Onifade, O.S. Amodu J.T. and Kallah, M.S. (2001). Research note: The performance of forage germplasm in a screening trial at Shika, Nigeria. Trop. Grasslands. 35:48-52.
  14. Onifade, O.S. Omokanye and Amodu J.T. (2001). The influence of seed rate and fertilizer type on growth of Tridax procumbens in sub humid Nigeria. Tropicultura  (Belgium)19:70-74.
  15. Omokanye, A.T. Balogun R.O. Onifade O.S., Afolayan R.A. and Olayemi M.E. (2001). Assessment of preference and intake of browse species by Yankasa sheep at Shika, Nigeria. Small Ruminant Research 42: 203-210.
  16. Amodu, J.T., Kallah, M.S. Onifade, O.S., Omokanye A.T. and Adeyinka I.(2001). The effect of harvesting at different growth stages on yield and quality of three late maturing pearl millet accessions in Northern Nigeria. Trop Grasslands, 35:175-179.
  17. Onifade O.S., Adu I.F. and Akinola J.O. (2002). Effect of stocking rate on Rhodes grass/stylo pasture in Northern Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria. 2. Plant and animal performance. Nig. J. Anim. Prod. 29: 55- 63.
  18. Omokanye A.T., Olorunju P E, Onifade O. S. and Olaosebikan ,I (2002). On-farm assessment of selected dual purpose groundnut cultivars for food and feed. Nig. J. Anim. Prod. 29: 299- 307.
  19. Omokanye, A. T., Onifade, O. S., Adeyinka, I. A. and Tanko, R. J. (2002) Effect of seeding rate and sowing method on seed yield and yield components of horsegram (Macrotyloma uniflorum). Seed Res. (India) 30: 51-55.
  20. Omokanye, A. T., Onifade, O. S., Amodu, J. T., Balogun, R. O. and Kallah, M. S. (2003) Evaluation of dual-purpose cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) varieties for grain and fodder production at Shika, Nigeria. Tropicultura (Belgium) 21: 42-46.
  21. Amodu, J.T. Onifade, O.S., Kallah, M.S., Adeyinka I. A.,and Alawa, J.P. (2003). Sowing date and spacing influence on fodder and seed yields of lablab in northern guinea savanna of Nigeria. ASSET Series A. 3: 53-58.
  22. Omokanye A.T., Amodu J.T. and Onifade O.S.(2004) Influence of intra-row plant spacing, phoshorus application and growth stage on the forage, seed yields and quality of phasey beans (Macroptilium lathyroides) in subhumid area of Nigeria. Nig. J. Anim. Prod.,31: 45-50
  23. Onifade, O. S., Jolaosho, A. O., Arigbede, O. M., Fageyinbo, O.O and Oyeladun,A.M. (2005). Effects of seed rates and sowing methods on the growth and forage production of Tephrosia bracteolata in South West Nigeria. Trop. J. Anim. Sci. 8: 63-68.
  24. Jolaosho, A. O.; Arigbede, O. M., Onifade, O. S.; Olanite, J. A. and Akinola, T.O. (2005). Population viability and size of seeds  recovered from the faeces of ruminant animals in the early rainy season. Trop. J. Anim. Sci. 8: 109-114.
  25. Olanite, J. A.; Arigbede, O. M.; Jolaosho, A. O. Onifade, O. S.; and Alabi, B.O. (2006). Effect of cutting intervals on the dry matter yield and nutritive quality of two varieties of Panicum maximum in the  humid zone of Nigeria. ASSET. Series A  6: 171-180.
  26. Jolaosho, A O , Oduguwa,B O , Onifade, O S , Babayemi, J O (2006). Effects of ingestion by cattle and immersion in hot water and acid on the germinability of rain tree (Albizia saman) seeds. Trop. Grassl. 41: 244-253.
  27. Amodu, J T ,Onifade, O S, Adeyinka, I A ,Jegede, J O and Afolayan, S B (2007). The effect of stock length, stock diameter and planting angle on early establishment of Gliricidia sepium. Pakistan J Biol. Sci. 10: 632-636.
  28. Anele, U Y , Arigbede, O M , Olanite, J A , Adekunle, I O , Jolaosho, A O , Onifade, O S and Oni, A O. (2008). Early growth and seasonal chemical composition of three indigenous multipurpose tree Species MPTS in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Agroforest Systems. 73: 89-98.
  29. Arigbede, O M , Anele, U Y,, Jolaosho, A O , Olanite, J A, Onifade O S and Wahab, T A (2008). Chemical composition and in vitro gas production of African Breadfruit (Treculia africana) ar. Decne. Archivos de Zootecnia, 57:113-121.
  30. Arigbede, O M , Anele, U Y,,Oduguwa, B O Jolaosho, A O , Olanite, J A and, Onifade, O S (2008). Replacement value of soybean haulms meal in the diets of West African Dwarf goats. Archivos de Zootecnia, 57:369-372.

31 Oni A O, Onwuka, C F I, Oduguwa, O O, Onifade O S  and Arigbede, O M  (2008). Utilization of citrus Pulp based diets and Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Jacq.Griseb ) foliage by West African Dwarf  goats. Livestock Science,117:184-191.

  1. Olanite, J A , Anele, U. Y., Arigbede, O M, Jolaosho, A O and Onifade, O S (2010). Effect of plant spacing and nitrogen fertilizer levels on the growth, dry matter yield and nutritive value of Columbus grass (Sorghum almum stapf) in southwest Nigeria. Grass and Forage Science, 65 :369 – 375.
  2. Akinola,J O, Iji, P A and Onifade, O S (2010) Effects of seeding rates, row spacing and nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer on forage yield and quality of Stylosanthes scabra cvv. Seca and Fitzroy in south – western Nigeria. Tropical Grasslands, 44: 282 – 288.
  3. Oni, A. O., Onwuka, C.F.I., Arigbede, O.M., Anele, U.Y., Oduguwa, O.O. Onifade, O.S. and Tan, Z.L. (2011) Chemical composition and nutritive value of four varieties of cassava leaves grown in South-Western Nigeria. Journal of Animal physiology and Animal Nutrition, 95: 583 – 590.
  4. Anele, U. Y., Jolaosho, A O, Arigbede, O M, Olanite, J A ,and Onifade, O S (2011). Effects of air drying and plant types on quality of grass /legume silage. In : Animal Feed: Types, Nutrition and Safety. Ed. Sarah R Borgearo. pp 207 – 218. Nova Science Publishers Inc. New York, USA.
  5. Adedire, A.O., Oduguwa, O.O., Edema, M.O., Onifade, O.S. and Onwuka, C.F.I. (2012). Performance and nutrient utilization of rabbits fed diets based on crop residues fermented with Rhizopus oligosporus. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 39(1):114 – 121.
  6. Oni, A O, Arigbede, M O, Sowande, O S, Anele, U Y, Oni, O O, Onwuka, C.F. I, Onifade, O S, Yusuf, K O, Dele, P A and Aderinboye, R Y.(2012). Heamatological and serum biochemical parameters of WAD goats fed dried cassava leaves based concentrate diets. Trop. Animal Health & Production, 44: 483 – 490.
  7. Olanite, J. A, Ewetola, I. A, Onifade, O S, Oni, A .O, Dele, P A, Sangodele, O. T. ( 2014 ). Comparative residual effects of some animal manure on the nutritive quality of three tropical grasses. International J of Science, Environment and Technology, 3 : 1131 – 1149. (www.ijset.net/India).
  8. Olanite, J A, Arigbede, O M , Onifade, O S, Jolaosho, A O, Dele, P A, Anele U Y and Ojo, V O A (2014). Growth, botanical composition, dry matter yield and persistence of Panicum- Chaemacrista mixture in the derived Savanna of Southwest Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sciences, 7 : 630-639. Publisher: Science Explorer Publication, Bangladesh. Available online at www.ijages.com.
  9. Ojo V O A., Ogunsakin A O., Dele P A., Olanite J A., Adeoye S A., Amole T A., Adelusi O O and Onifade O S ( 2015). Yield and chemical composition of Pennisetum hybrid fertilized with animal manures and harvested at different intervals. Malays Journal of Animal Science 18: 65- 80. Publisher: Malaysian Society of Animal production. www.msap.my/pdf/mjas_18_2/7.Ojo-yield_r4.pdf
  10. Muraina, T. O., Onifade, O. S., Olanite, J. A., Dele, P.A., Okpiaifor, C. I., Ewetola, I. A., Amahwe, O.J. and Kadiri, S. F. ( 2016).Effect of storage place and storage period on nutritive quality of hay produced from three forage grasses. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science, 18: 207-214.

42.Ojo, V.O.A., Jolaosho, A.O., Onifade, O.S., Amodu, J.T., Olanite, J.A. Arigbede, O.M., Anele, U.Y.,  Adeoye, S.A., Dele, P.A. and Amole, T.A. 2016. Dry matter yield, botanical and chemical composition of natural forages of the south western Nigeria as influenced by topography, land use and season. Journal of Animal Production Research, 28(1):138-150 Publisher: National Animal Production Research, Institute, Zaria, Nigeria. http://journal.napri.gov.ng

  1. Ojo, V.O.A., E. D. Oyebanjo, O. T. Opayemi, S. O. Mustapha, O. O. Adelusi, S. A. Adeoye, U. Y. Anele, A. O. Ogunsakin, A. O. Jolaosho And O. S. Onifade. 2016. Effects of seasonal changes on the nutritive quality ofMoringa oleiferaand Panicum maximum silage’. Slovak Journal of Animal Science 49, (2): 76–84. Publisher: Slovak Republic Association of Animal Science. www.cvzv.sk/index.php/en/slovak-journal-of-animal-science
  2. Ojo, V.O.A., Adeoye, S.A., Oni, A.O., Adelusi, O.O., Yusuf, K.O., Jolaosho, A.O., Olanite, J.A. and Onifade, O.S. 2017. Nutritive value of processed feed resources from natural pastures within South-West, Nigeria. Archivos de Zootechni, 66 (256): 469-474. Publisher: University of Corboda, Spain.
  3. Muraina, T. O., Olanite, J. A., Ewetola, I. A., Ojo, V. O. A., Akinlolu, O. A., Mustapha, S. O., Oladepo, O., Emiola, C. B., Akintunde, E. and Onifade, O. S. 2017. Influence of tillage and over-sowing methods on growth, population dynamics and biomass yield of two stylosanthes species in natural pasture. Journal of Animal Production Research, 29(2):222-230. Published by Animal Production Research, Institute.
  4. Lawal-Adebowale, O.A., I.A. Ayinde , J.A. Olanite , V.O.A. Ojo , O.S. Onifade , A.O. Jolaoso And O.M. Arigbede. 2018. Research Paper Pastoralists’ grazing systems and eco-related outcomes in Yewa Division of Ogun State, Nigeria. Tropical Grasslands-Forrajes Tropicales, 6(1):93–103 93 DOI: 10.17138/TGFT(6)93-103.

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