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Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta



Recent and Ongoing Research Projects

Dr. I. O. Daniel

Seed longevity modeling, seed invigoration by priming, genetic analysis of hybrid seeds, evaluation of genetic purity and evaluation of genetic deterioration during seed storage using molecular markers.

Prof, O. J. Ariyo

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Investigation of G x E interaction in West Africa Okra (Abelmoschus caillei). Development of lines of Abelmoschus esculentus and Abelmoschus caillei. Effect of environment on the performance of accessions of groundnut (Arachis apogea)

Prof. O. B. Kehinde

Mutation Studies and genetic variability in agro-morphological characters in Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus and Abelmoschus caillei).

Molecular Characterization in Melon, Citrullus lanatus, using molecular techniques

Prof. M. O. Ajala

Recalcitrant nature of seeds and storage behaviour. Variability and relation of seed quality traits to field performance of hybrid maize.

Dr. D. K. Ojo

Phylogenetic evaluation of interspecific crosses of Oryza species using morphological and molecular marker techniques. Genetic analysis of pod characters in cowpea and soybean cultivars. Genetic analysis of black sigatoka resistance in plantain germplasm and Genetic evaluation of maize inbred lines for heterosis and combining ability.

Dr. (Mrs.) D. C. Akintobi

Effect of pre-sowing treatments and growth hormones on rapid multiplication of Tectonia grandis & Gmelina arborea.

Effect of organic and inorganic fertilizers on growth and yield of grain amaranth (Amaranthus cruentus) and sweet potato (Ipomea batatas)

Dr. M. A. Adebisi

Storage life of water melon under ambient humid conditions. Physiological studies in Capsicum species in relation to seed weight and pre-soaking water treatment.

Mrs. M. A. Ayo-Vaughan

Characterization and investigation of G x E interaction in cowpea. Combining ability in cowpea using diallel crosses.

Mr. C. O. Alake

Genetic studies on seed yield of West African Okra [Abelmoschus caillei (A. Chev)]. Parametric stability analysis in West African Okra [Abelmoschus caillei (A. Chev)] in a derived savanna ecology of Nigeria.

Mr. I. O. Idehen

Molecular characterization, reproductive biology and genetic transformation in

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