Ilori, B.M: Publications

Project/Dissertation/ Thesis

  • Ilori, B. M. 2005. Effect of frequency of mating on the reproductive performance of rabbits (Cunniculus oryctolagus). B. Agric. Project. Department of Animal Production and Health, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Nigeria. 56 pp
  • Ilori, B. M. 2010. Adaptive potentials of pure and crossbred turkeys. M. Agric. Dissertation. Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Nigeria. 171 pp
  • Ilori, B. M. 2015. Genome-wide analysis of polymorphisms at coding regions in East African shorthorn zebu. PhD Thesis. School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. 318 pp

(ii)         Journal Articles in Print

1F. Peters, S.O., Shoyebo, O.D., Ilori, B.M., Ozoje, M.O., Ikeobi, C.O.N. and Adebambo, O.A. (2008): Semen Quality Traits of Seven Strains of Chickens Raised in the Humid Tropics. International Journal of Poultry Science. 7(10): 949-953. Published by Science Alert, PAKISTAN. Available online at http://scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=ijps.2008.949.953&linkid=pdf

2F. Peters, S.O., Ilori, B.M., Ozoje, M.O., Ikeobi, C.O.N. and Adebambo, O.A. (2008): Gene Segregation Effects on Fertility and Hatchability of Pure and Crossbred Chicken Genotypes in the Humid Tropics. International Journal of Poultry Science. 7(10): 954-958. Published by Science Alert, PAKISTAN. Available online at http://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ijps.2008.954.958

3F. Ilori, B.M., Peters, S.O., Ikeobi, C.O.N., Bamgbose, A.M., Isidahomen, C.E. and Ozoje, M.O. (2010): Comparative Assessment of Growth in Pure and Crossbred Turkeys in a Humid Tropical Environment. International Journal of Poultry Science. 9(4): 368-375. Published by Science Alert, PAKISTAN. Available online at http://www.pjbs.org/ijps/ijps.htm

4F. Ilori, B.M., Peters, S.O., Yakubu, A., Imumorin, I.G., Takeet, M.I., Ozoje, M.O., Ikeobi, C.O.N. and Adebambo, O.A. (2011): Physiological adaptation of local and improved turkeys to the hot and humid tropical environment of Nigeria. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section A – Animal Science. 61: 204–209. Published by Taylor and Francis Group, UNITED KINGDOM. Available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09064702.2012.656141#.UssT LltdURo

5F. Agaviezor, B.O., Adefenwa, M.A., Peters, S.O., Yakubu, A., Adebambo, O.A., Ozoje, M.O., Ikeobi, C.O.N., Ilori, B.M., Wheto, M., Ajayi, O.O., Amusan, S.A., Okpeku, M., De Donato, M. and Imumorin, I.G. (2012): Genetic Diversity Analysis of the Mitochondrial D-Loop of Nigerian Indigenous Sheep. Animal Genetic Resources. 50: 13-20. Published by Cambridge University Press, UNITED KINGDOM. FAO Publications. Available online at http://www.fao.org/docrep/015/i2673t/i2673t00.pdf

6F. Yakubu, A., Peters, S.O., Ilori, B.M., Imumorin, I.G., Adeleke, M.A., Takeet, M.I., Ozoje, M.O., Ikeobi, C.O.N. and Adebambo, O.A. (2012): Multifactorial discriminant analysis of morphological and heat tolerant traits in indigenous, exotic and crossbred turkeys in Nigeria. Animal Genetic Resources. 50: 21-27. Published by Cambridge University Press, UNITED KINGDOM. FAO Publications.                          Available                          online                                               at http://www.fao.org/docrep/015/i2673t/i2673t00.pdf

7F. Agaviezor, B.O., Adefenwa, M.A., Peters, S.O., Yakubu, A., Adebambo, O.A.,  Ozoje, M.O., Ikeobi, C.O.N., Wheto, M., Ajayi, O.O., Amusan, S.A., Ekundayo, J.O., Sanni, T.M., Okpeku, M., Onasanya, G.O., De Donato, M., Ilori, B.M., Kilzilkaya, K. and Imumorn, I.G.. (2012): Morphological and microsatellite DNA diversity of Nigerian indigenous sheep. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, 3:38. Published by BioMed Central, UNITED KINGDOM. Available online at http://www.jasbsci.com/content/3/1/38

8F. Ilori B.M., Isidahomen C.E. and Akano, K. (2012): Effect of Ambient Temperature on Reproductive and Physiological Traits of Nigerian Indigenous Chickens. Journal of Animal Production Advances. 2(11): 477-489. Published by Global Researchers           Journals,           IRAN.           Available           online                               at www.scopemed.org/?mno=27876

9F.     Isidahomen C.E., Ilori B.M. and Akano, K. (2012):  Genetic and Sex Differences in Carcass Traits of Nigerian Indigenous Chickens. Journal of Animal Science Advances. 2(7): 637-648. Published by Global Researchers Journals, IRAN. Available                           online                                                                at http://www.grjournals.com/Default.aspx?tabid=6529&articleType=ArticleVie w&articleId=1464633

10F. Olowofeso, O., Otufowora, P. and Ilori, B.M. (2013): Prediction of Chicken Egg Weight Using Egg Components as Regressors. Egyptian Journal of Poultry
Science. 33(1): 127-133. Published by Egyptian Poultry Science Association, EGYPT.           Available           online           at                       www.epsaegypt.com/wp- content/uploads/2013/03/11-1413.pdf

11F. Durosaro, S.O., Oyetade, M.S., Ilori, B.M., Adenaike, A.S., Olowofeso, O., Wheto, M., Amusan, S.A., Osho, S.O. and Ozoje, M.O. (2013): Estimation of Body Weight of Nigeria Local Turkeys from Zoometrical Measurements at 4, 8 and 12 Weeks of Age. Global Journal of Science Frontier Research (Bio-Tech and Genetics). 13(1): 10-14. Published by Global Journal Inc. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Available online at https://globaljournals.org/GJSFR_Volume13/1

12F. Durosaro, S.O., Ojo, A., Fadare, A.O., Olowofeso, O., Ilori, B.M., Osho, S.O., Ogunade, I.M. and Ozoje, M.O. (2013). Effect of Coat Colour on Water Intake and Feed Utilization of Intensively Reared West African Dwarf Sheep in the Humid Tropics. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare. 3(19): 31-37. Published by International Institute for Science, Technology and Education, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Available online at http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JBAH/issue/view/965

13F. Yakubu, A., Salako, A.E., De Donato, M., Takeet, M.I., Peters, S.O., Adefenwa, M.A., Okpeku, M., Wheto, M., Agaviezor, B.O., Sanni, T.M., Ajayi, O.O., Onasanya, G.O., Ekundayo, O.J., Ilori, B.M., Amusan, S.A. and Imumorin, I.G. (2013): Genetic diversity in Exon 2 at the major histocompatibility complex DQB1 locus in Nigerian indigenous goats. Biochemical Genetics. 51: 954-966. DOI 10.1007/s10528-013-9620-y. Published by Springer Science + Business Media, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Available online at http://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/23835918

*14. Amusan, S. A., Ikeobi, C.O.N., Adebambo, A.O., Agaviezor, B.O., Wheto M., Durosaro, S.O., Adenaike, A.S., Ilori, B.M., Adedeji, T.A., and Adebambo O.A. (2013). Effect of chicken genotype on growth performance and feed consumption in the development of broiler lines. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 40:1-6. Published by The Nigerian Society for Animal Production, NIGERIA

*15. Adebambo, A.O., Adeoye, R.A., Osikomaya, O.A., Durosaro, S.O., Ilori, B.M., Sanda, A.J., Wheto, M. and Adebambo, O.A. (2015). Frequencies of Some Morphological Features of South-Western Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Animal Production. 42 (1) 4-10. Published by The Nigerian Society for Animal Production, NIGERIA.

*16. Bello, K.O., Bode-Kaseem, T.S., Lala, A.O., Oladele, S.O., Sogunle, O.M., Irekhore,

O.T. and Ilori, B.M. (2015). Selected welfare parameters of broiler chickens on different feed quantity and time. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment, 2015, 15(2):59-67. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, NIGERIA.

*17.    Wheto M.., Ilori B.M., Sanda A.J., Adeleke M.A., Durosaro S.O., Adenaike A.S., Adebambo A.O., Ikeobi C.O.N., Onagbesan O.M., Ozoje M.O. and Adebambo

O.A. (2015). Morphological characterization and evaluation of heat tolerance traits in Nigerian goat breeds. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 42: 1-

13. Published by The Nigerian Society for Animal Production, NIGERIA

*18. Durosaro S.O., Ilori B.M., Sanda A.J., Onagbesan O.M., Peters S.O. and Ozoje

M.O. (2016). Mutational and Evolutionary Analyses of Bovine Reprimo Gene. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 43:10-20. Published by The Nigerian Society for Animal Production, NIGERIA

*19. Ilori, B. M., Akano, K., Durosaro, O. S., Adebambo, A. O. and Ozoje, M. O.  (2016). Estimates of repeatability for growth traits of pure and crossbred turkeys in the tropics. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 43: 27-36. Published by The Nigerian Society for Animal Production, NIGERIA

*20F. Agbebi O.T, Egbefu C.J., Adeosun I.O., Ajibade A.H., Adegbite E.A., Adebambo A.O., Ilori B.M., Durosaro S.O. and Ajibike A.B. (2016). Mitochondrial Diversity and Time of Divergence of Commonly Cultured Cichlids in Nigeria. British Biotechnology   Journal.   13(2):   1-7,   2016,   Article   no   BBJ,   25470.   DOI:   10.9734/BBJ/2016/25470.   Published   by   SCIENCEDOMAIN  International,UNITED KINGDOM. Available online at http://sciencedomain.org/issue/1732

*21F. Ilori B.M., Wheto M., Durosaro S.O., Akano K., Adebambo A.O. and Adebambo O.A. 2016. Polymorphism of IGF-1 promoter and the UTR regions in Nigerian locally adapted chickens. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare, 6 (10): 143-150. ISSN (Paper) 2224-3208 ISSN (Online) 2225-093X. Published by International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE), UNITED STATES             OF             AMERICA.             Available             online                         at http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JBAH/article/view/30596/31435

22F. Ajibike, A.B., Ilori, B. M. Awotunde, E.O. Adegboyega, R.A. Osinbowale, D.A. Bemji, M.N. Durosaro, S.O. and Adebambo, A. O. 2016. Genetic diversity and effect of selection at the mitochondrial hypervariable region in major Nigerian indigenous goat breeds. Accepted by Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. Published by Asian-Australasian Association of Animal production

Societies                 SOUTH                 KOREA. 29(2016) DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.5713/ajas.15.0775. Available at
http://ajas.info/articles/accept.php?page=2 January 6, 2016) (Letter    of    acceptance dated
  • Ilori, B.M., Durosaro, S.O., Adebambo, A.O., Akano, K., Wheto, M., Ajibike, A.B., and Ozoje, M.O. 2016. Genetic diversity of exon 3 of Toll-like receptor 4 in Nigerian indigenous turkey. Nigerian Journal of Genetics, 30: Published by Elsevier,
  • Ajibike, A.B., Ilori, B.M., Adegboyega, R.A., Durosaro, S.O., Osinbowale, D.A., Akano, K., and Adebambo, A.O. 2016. Bottleneck and genetic diversity of Nigerian goat populations based on microsatellite markers. Nigerian Journal of Genetics, 30: Published by Elsevier,
  • Durosaro, S.O., Taiwo, O.T., Sanda, A.J., Wheto, M., Ilori, B.M., Adebambo, A.O. and Ozoje, M.O. 2016. Comparison of non-linear growth models in describing the growth curve of Nigerian indigenous turkeys. Nigerian Journal of Genetics, 30: Published by Elsevier,
  • Ajibike, A.B., Adeleye, O.O., Ilori, B.M., Osinbowale, D.A., Adeniyi, O.A., Durosaro, S.O., Sanda, A.J., Adebambo, O.A. and Adebambo, A.O. 2017. Genetic diversity, phylogeographic structure and effect of selection at the mitochondrial hypervariable region of Nigerian chicken populations. Journal of Genetics. Published by Indian Academy of Sciences, INDIA Vol. 96, No. 6, December 2017, pp. 959–968
  • Adebambo, A. O., Ogah, M., Ajibike, A. B., Popoola, M. A., Bello, R.O.,

Ilori, B.M., Durosaro, S.O. and Olowofeso, O. 2017. Assessing genetic diversity and phylogeographic structure of duck (Anas platyrhynchos) in Nigeria using mitochondrial DNA D-loop sequences. Nigerian Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 33 (2017) XX – XX

  • Spangler, G. L., Rosen, B. D., Ilori, B. M., Hanotte, O., Kim, E-S., Sonstegard, T. S., Burke, J. M., Morgan, J. L. M., Notter, D. R. and Van Tassell, C. P. 2017. Whole genome structural analysis of Caribbean hair sheep reveals quantitative link to West African ancestry. PLoS ONE 12(6): e0179021. https://doi.org/ 10.1371/journal.pone.0179021
  • Ilori, B. M., Oyeniyi, Dada, Q. A., Ayankeye, T. R., Hamzat, F., Durosaro, S. O., Wheto, M., Adebambo, A. O. and Adebambo, O. A. 2017. Effect of crossbreeding and selection for meat on Nigerian Indigenous chickens. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa Vol 65, 277-287
  • Ilori, B. M., Rosen, B. D., Sonstegard, T. S., Bankole, O. M., Durosaro, S. O. and Hanotte, O. 2018. Assessment of Ovine SNP50 in Nigerian and Kenyan sheep populations. Nigerian Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 34 (2018) XX – XX

(iii)      Journal Articles Accepted for Publication

  • Additional Journal Articles in Print since Last Promotion

F = Foreign Journals

  • Book Chapters/Contributions: Nil
  • Book Article or Chapter: Nil
  • Edited Conference Proceedings
  • Ilori, B.M., Abiola, S.S. and Sogunle, O.M. (2008): Effects of frequency of mating on reproductive performance of rabbits. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of The Nigeria Society For Animal Production, College of Agriculture, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro, Ogun, 2008. Published by NSAP, NIGERIA
  • Isidahomen, C.E., Ilori, B.M., Ozoje, M.O., Omoikhoje, S.O., Adeleke, M.A. and Akano, K. (2009): Egg quality traits of indigenous and exotic chickens as influenced by specific genes. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), Akinlade, J.A., Olayemi, T.B., Rafiu, T.A., Akinwunmi, A.O., Aderinola, O.A., Ojebiyi, O.O. and Odunsi, A.A. (Eds.). 62-65. Published by ASAN, NIGERIA
  • Ilori, B.M, Peters, S.O., Aruleba, D.D., Akano, K., Wheto, M., Iyanda, A.I., Ozoje,

M.O. and Isidahomen, C.E. 2009. Heat tolerance traits among pure and crossbred turkeys in Southwest Nigeria. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), Akinlade, J.A., Olayemi, T.B., Rafiu, T.A., Akinwunmi, A.O., Aderinola, O.A., Ojebiyi, O.O. and Odunsi, A.A. (Eds.). 89-92. Published by ASAN, NIGERIA

  • Isidahomen, C.E., Ilori, B.M and Ekuabare, C.E (2011): Comparative evaluation of weight, internal and external qualities of eggs from local and exotic Turkey. In Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), A.O. Adukwu, T. Oluwagbemi, S.O. Aribido, S.I. Daikwo and O.J. Saliu (Eds.) 29-32. Published by ASAN, NIGERIA
  • Allinson, I.B., Iposu, S.O., Sogunle, O.M., Idowu, O.M.O. and Ilori, B. M. (2011): The Effects of Beak Trimming and Sex on the Haematological Profile of Turkey Reared in the Humid Tropics of Nigeria. In: Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN), A.O. Adukwu, T. Oluwagbemi, S.O. Aribido, S.I. Daikwo and O.J. Saliu (Eds.) 149-152. Published by ASAN, NIGERIA
  • Agaviezor, B.O., Adefenwa, M.A., Adebambo, O.A., Okpeku, M., Peters, S.O, Ikeobi, C.O.N., Ilori, B.M., Wheto, M. and Imumorin, I.G. (2011): Mitochondrial DNA Analysis of Genetic Structure in Nigerian Sheep. In: Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN),

A.O. Adukwu, T. Oluwagbemi, S.O. Aribido, S.I. Daikwo and O.J. Saliu (Eds.) 5-

8. Published by ASAN, NIGERIA

37F. Yakubu, A., Okpeku, M., Wheto, M., Amusan, S., Agaviezor, B.O., Adefenwa, M.A., Ilori, B.M., Ajayi, O., Onasanya, G.O., Ekundayo, J., Sanni, T., Ikeobi, C.O.N., Takeet, M.I. and Imumorin, I.G. (2011): Multivariate Analysis of

Morphological Differentiation in Nigerian goats. Proceedings of the American Dairy Science Association/American Society of Animal Science Joint Annual Meeting, July 10-14, New Orleans, Louisiana, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Abstract)

38F. Yakubu, A., Okpeku, M., Wheto, M., Amusan, S., Agaviezor, B.O., Adefenwa, M.A., Ilori, B.M., Ajayi, O., Onasanya, G.O., Ekundayo, J., Sanni, T., Ikeobi, C.O.N., Takeet, M.I. and Imumorin I.G. (2011): Multivariate Characterization of Morphological traits in Nigerian sheep. Proceedings of the American Dairy Science Association/American Society of Animal Science Joint Annual Meeting, July 10-14, 2011, New Orleans, Louisiana, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Abstract).

  • Durosaro, S.O., Adejumo, S.A., Ilori, B.M., Adenaike, A.S., Wheto, M., Amusan,

S.A. and Ozoje, M.O. (2012): Effects of genotype and plumage colour on heat tolerance among turkeys in the first 20 weeks of life. Proceedings of 36th Annual Conference of Genetics Society of Nigeria (GSN), E.A. Uyoh, G.A. Iwo,

B. Okon, M.A. Ittah, L.A. Ibom, H. Etta and O. Udensi (Eds.) 21-24. Published by GSN, NIGERIA

  • Agaviezor, B.O., Peters, S.O., Ajayi, F.O., Gunn, H.H., Adefenwa, M.A., Yakubu, A., Adebambo, O.A., M.O., Ikeobi, C.O.N., Wheto, M., Ajayi, O.O., Amusan, S.A., Ekundayo, J.O., Sanni, T.M., Okpeku, M.O., Onasanya, G.O., De Donato, M., Ilori, B.M., Kizilkaya, K. & Imumorin, I.G. (2012). Gene flow between Nigerian sheep breeds as revealed by microsatellite markers. In: Proceedings 36th Annual Conference Genetics in quest for sustainable agricultural transformation. October 15-18, University of Calabar, Calabar, NIGERIA, 64-67.

41F. Ilori, B.M., Mwacharo, J. and Hanotte, O. (2012): Investigating evidence for positive selection in selected candidate innate immune genes in livestock. Population Genetics Group Meeting at the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UNITED KINGDOM. 18 – 21December 2012. POPGROUP46 Conference Programme, Page 48 (Abstract)

42F. Ilori, B.M., Wragg, D. and Hanotte, O. (2014): Exome sequencing in domestic and wild bovids reveal differential response to infection. Population Genetics Group Meeting at University of Bath, UNITED KINGDOM, 7-10 January 2014. POPGROUP47 Conference Programme, Page 33 (Abstract)

*43. Iyanda, A.I., Iposu, S.O., Sogunle, O.M., Bello, K.O., Ogunsola, O.D., Ilori, B.M., and Durosaro, S.O. (2016). Carcass Characteristic of Rabbit as Affected by Different Housing Types In the Tropics. Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP). 20-24 March 2016, Pp 351-

354. Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta. Ogun State, NIGERIA.

*44. Wheto, M., Ilori B.M., Akano, K., Adebambo, O.A., Ojoawo H.O., Durosaro S.O., Sanda, A.J., and Adebambo, A.O. (2016). Effect of IGF1 gene Polymorphism on Carcass Traits in Improved Nigerian Indigenous Chicken. Proceedings of the 41st Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP). 20-24 March 2016 Pp 6-9. Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta. Ogun State, NIGERIA.

*  Additional refereed proceeding since Last Promotion

F = Foreign proceeding

  • Technical Reports: Nil