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MAJOR SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

  • B. Agric (Soil Science). 1983. Department of Soil Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria. Estimation of potential soil erosion hazards in a part of University of Nigeria agricultural farm.
  • M.Sc. (Soil Physics and Conservation). 1986. Department of Soil Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria. Rainfall erosivity and soil erodibility in southeastern Nigeria.
  • Ph. D. (Soil Science). 1997. Department of Agronomy, University Of Ibadan, Nigeria. Dynamics of soil structure under various fallow management systems in a forest-savanna area of southwestern Nigeria
  • Chapter 3: Soils of tropical forest ecosystems; characteristics, ecology and management, edited by Schulte, A. and Ruhiyat, D. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany Kang, B.T., SALAKO, F.K. and Hulugalle, N.R. 1998. Effect of tillage and woody hedgerows in alley cropping on the productivity of an Alfisol.  pp.144-149.
  • African Conservation Tillage (ACT) Network Yearbook, ACT 2002. Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe/Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Tachnische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Germany. SALAKO, F. K. and Bachmann T. 2002. Review of cereal/legume-based production systems and conservation agriculture in Nigeria.  pp. 27-33.
  • Enhancing agricultural resource base for youth employment, industrial development and export. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria held at the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. September 16 – 20, 2001. Edited by SALAKO, F. K., S. T. O. Lagoke, A. B. J. Aina, D. Eruvbetine and O. A. Dipeolu (2002.) 380 pp.
  • Chapter Two: Strategies and tactics of sustainable agriculture in the tropics. Edited by Badejo, M. A. and Togun, A. O. College Press & Publishers Ltd., Ibadan, Oyo State. SALAKO, F. K. and Tian G. 2004. Soil conservation and rehabilitation as a basis for sustainable agriculture in the tropics. In: Volume 2. pp. 28-48.
  • 2004 ICTP Lecture Notes titled “Invited Presentations on College on Soil Physics, 3-21 March 2003”. Edited by Gabriels D.M., Ghirardi, G., Nielsen, D.R., Pla Sentis, I. and Skidmore, E. L.. The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy SALAKO, F. K. 2004. Susceptibility of coarse-textured soils to erosion by water in the tropics.   pp. 339-362.
  • 2004 ICTP Lecture Notes titled “Invited Presentations on College on Soil Physics, 3-21 March 2003”. Edited by Gabriels D.M., Ghirardi, G., Nielsen, D.R., Pla Sentis, I. and Skidmore, E. L. The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy SALAKO, F. K. 2004. Soil physical conditions in Nigerian savannas and biomass production.  pp. 363-377
  • Soil Fertility in SweetPotato-Based Cropping Systems in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. Editor: Gunnar Kirchhof, Kirchhof G., Odunze, A. C., SALAKO, F. K. 2009. Soil management in the northern Guinea savanna of Nigeria. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) Technical Reports No. 71. pp 41-47
  • Mbagwu, J. S. C. and SALAKO, F. K. 1985. Estimation of potential soil erosion losses on an agricultural watershed in southeastern Nigeria. Beitrage  zur  tropischen Landwirtschaft und Veterinärmed 23: 385-395. www.upress.uni-kassel.de/online/frei/1612-9830_012.volltext.frei.pdf
  • SALAKO, F. K. 1988. Determination of potential sheet and rill erosion losses in southeastern Nigeria. Beitrage  zur  tropischen Landwirtschaft und Veterinärmed 26: 117-125. www.upress.uni-kassel.de/online/frei/1612-9830_012.volltext.frei.pdf
  • Obi, M. E., SALAKO, F. K. and Lal, R. 1989. Relative susceptibility of some southeastern Nigeria soils to erosion. Catena 16: 215-222. www.elsevier.com
  • SALAKO, F. K., Obi, M. E. and Lal, R. 1991. Comparative assessment of several erosivity indices in southern Nigeria. Soil Technology 4: 93-97. www.elsevier.com/bite
  • SALAKO, F. K., Lal, R. and Swift, M. J. 1995. Intercropping oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) with cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) on windrows and non-windrows in southern Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 6: 47-60. DOI: 10.1200/J064n01_05 www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t792306915~db=all
  • SALAKO, F. K., Ghuman, B. S. and Lal, R. 1995. Rainfall erosivity in south-central Nigeria. Soil Technology 7: 279-290. www.elsevier.com/bite (Abstract)
  • Obi, M. E. and SALAKO, F. K. 1995. Rainfall parameters influencing erosivity in southeastern Nigeria. Catena 24: 275-287. www.elsevier.com
  • Kang, B. T., SALAKO, F. K., Akobundu, I. O., Pleysier, J. L. and Chianu, J. N. 1997. Amelioration of a degraded Oxic Paleustalf by leguminous and natural fallows. Soil Use and Management 13: 130-136.  www.mc.manuscriptcentral.com/sum (Abstract)
  • Akinnifesi, F. K. and SALAKO, F.K. 1997. Growth of Gmelina ar borea and Senna siamea and their effects on microclimate in southern Nigeria. Tropical Ecology 38: 55-63. journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid
  • SALAKO, F.K., Babalola, O., Hauser, S. and Kang, B.T. 1999. Soil macroaggregate stability under different fallow management systems and cropping intensities in south-western Nigeria.  Geoderma 91: 103-123. www.elsevier.com/locate/geoderma
  • Tian, G, Kolawole G.O, SALAKO, F.K. and Kang, B.T. 1999. An improved cover crop-fallow system for sustainable management of low activity clay soils in the tropics. Soil Science 164: 671-682. journals.lww.com/soilsci/pages/default.aspx
  • Kirchhof, G. and SALAKO F. K.  2000. Residual tillage and bush-fallow effects on soil properties and maize intercropped with legumes on a tropical Alfisol.  Soil Use and Management.  16: 183-188. www.mc.manuscriptcentral.com/sum (Abstract)
  • Tian, G., SALAKO, F. K. and Ishida, F. 2001. Replenishment of C, N, and P in a degraded Alfisol under humid tropical conditions: Effect of fallow species and litter polyphenols. Soil Science 166: 614-621. journals.lww.com/soilsci/pages/default.aspx (Abstract)
  • SALAKO, F. K. and Hauser, S. 2001. Influence of different fallow management systems on the stability of soil aggregates in southern Nigeria. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 32 (9&10): 1483-1498. www.dekker.com
  • SALAKO, F. K. and Tian, G. 2001. Litter and biomass production from planted and natural fallows on a degraded soil in southwestern Nigeria. Agroforestry Systems 51: 239-251. www.ovid.com/site/catalog/Journal/1431.jsp. (Abstract)
  • SALAKO, F. K, Hauser, S., Babalola, O. and Tian G. 2001. Improvement of the physical fertility of a degraded Alfisol with planted and natural fallows under humid tropical conditions. Soil Use and Management 17: 41-47. www.mc.manuscriptcentral.com/sum (Abstract)
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2001. Structural stability of an Alfisol under various fallow management practices in southwestern Nigeria. Land Degradation and Development 12: 319-328 www.interscience.wiley.com/jpages/1085-3278 (Abstract)
  • SALAKO, F. K., Tian, G. and Kang, B. T. 2002. Indices of root and canopy growth of leguminous cover crops in the savanna zone of Nigeria. Tropical Grasslands 36: 33-46. www.tropicalgrasslands.asn.au/TRop
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2002. Ponded water flow in an Alfisol under different cropping intensities and fallow systems in southwestern Nigeria. ASSET 2 (1): 147-156 www.unaab.edu.ng/asset
  • SALAKO, F. K. and Tian, G. 2003. Management of a degraded Alfisol for crop production in southwestern Nigeria: Effects of fallow, mounding and nitrogen. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 22 (2): 3-22. DOI: 10.1300/J064v22n02_02 http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t792306915~db=all
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2003. Effects of cropping frequency on soil physical properties in southwestern Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 22(2): 133-147 DOI: 10.1300/J064v22n02_09 http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t792306915~db=all
  • SALAKO, F. K. and Kirchhof G. 2003. Field hydraulic properties of an Alfisol under various fallow systems in southwestern Nigeria. Soil Use and Management 19: 340-346. www.mc.manuscriptcentral.com/sum (Abstract)
  • SALAKO, F. K. and Tian G. 2003. Soil water depletion under various   leguminous cover crops in the derived savanna of West Africa. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 100 (2-3): 173-180. www.elsevier.com/locate/agee (Abstract)
  • SALAKO, F. K. and Tian, G. 2004. Root distribution of two woody species grown on farmers’ fields in the southern Guinea savanna zone of Nigeria. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 35 (17 &18). 2577-2592. www.dekker.com
  • Tian, G. Kang, B.T, Kolawole G. O., Idinoba, P. and SALAKO F. K. 2005.   Long-term effects of fallow systems and lengths on crop production and soil fertility maintenance in West Africa. Nutrient Cycling in Agro ecosystems 71 (2): 139-150. http://www.springerlink.com/content/100322/
  • SALAKO, F. K. and Tian, G. 2005. Litter production and soil condition under agro forestry trees in two agroecological zones of southern Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 26 (2): 6-21. http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t792306915~db=all
  • SALAKO, F. K., Kirchhof, G. and Tian, G. 2006.Management of a previously eroded Alfisol with herbaceous legumes: Soil loss and properties under mound tillage. Soil and Tillage Research 89: 185-195. www.elsevier.com/locate/still
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2006 . Fractal analysis of particle size distribution in an Alfisol in southwestern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science 16: 59-66. http://ajol.info/index.php/njss
  • SALAKO, F. K. and Osiname, O.  2006   Evaluation of gravel concentration and soil strength in upland rice cultivation in Abeokuta, southwestern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science 16:67-71. http://ajol.info/index.php/njss
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2006.  Rainfall temporal variability and erosivity in sub-humid and humid zones of southern Nigeria. Land Degradation and Development 17 (5): 541-555. www.interscience.wiley.com/jpages/1085-3278
  • SALAKO, F. K., G. Tian, Kirchhof, G. and Akinbola, G. E.  (2006) Soil particles in agricultural landscapes of a derived savanna in southwestern Nigeria and implications for selected soil properties. Geoderma 137: 90-99. www.elsevier.com/locate/geoderma
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2006. Fractal scaling of soil particles in agricultural landscapes of Nigerian savannas. International Agrophysics 20: 337-344. www.ipan.lublin.pl/int-agrophysics
  • SALAKO, F. K., Osiname, O. and Akinsanya, O.  2006 Growth and nutrient concentration of upland rice cultivated on marginal lands in Abeokuta. ASSET Series A 6 (2) : 189-203. www.unaab.edu.ng/asset
  • SALAKO, F. K., Dada, P.O., Adejuyigbe, C. O., Adedire, M.O., Martins, O., Akwuebu, C. A. and Williams, O. E.  2007. Soil strength and maize yield after topsoil removal and application of nutrient amendments on a gravelly Alfisol toposequence. Soil and Tillage Research 94: 21-35. www.elsevier.com/locate/still
  • Tian, G, Badejo, M. A., Okoh, A. I., Ishida, F., Kolawole, G.O., Hayashi, Y, and SALAKO, F. K. 2007.  Effects of residue quality and climate on plant residue decomposition and nutrient release along the transect from humid forest to Sahel of West Africa. Biogeochemistry 86:217-229 (DOI 10.1007/s10533-007-9158-3). http://www.springerlink.com/content/100244/ (Abstract)
  • SALAKO, F.K., Dada, P.O., Adesodun, J.K., Olowokere, F. A. and Adekunle, I.O. 2007. Variation in soil strength, bulk density and gravel concentration along a toposequence in Abeokuta, southwestern Nigeria. Australian Journal of Soil Research 45 (8): 643-650. www.publish.csiro.au/journals/ajsr
  • SALAKO, F. K., Olowokere, F. A, Tian, G., Kirchhof, G., Osiname, O. 2007 Ground cover by three crops cultivated on marginal lands in southwestern Nigeria.  Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research  5 (4): 497-505. www.inia.es/sjar
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2007. Temporal variation of rainfall erosivity in southern Nigeria. ASSET Series A 7 (1): 190-202. www.unaab.edu.ng/asset
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2008. Rainfall variability and kinetic energy in southern Nigeria. Climatic Change 86: 151-164 ( DOI 10.1007/s10584-006-9198-z) www.stephenscheneider.stanford.edu/journal/jpurnal.html (Abstract)
  • SALAKO, F. K., Tian, G., Kirchhof G. 2008. Soil chemical properties and crop yields on an eroded Alfisol managed with herbaceous legumes under yam-maize rotation. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science 18:1-9 http://ajol.info/index.php/njss
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2008. Effects of Tillage, Mucuna pruriens and Poultry Manure on Maize Grown on a Physically Degraded Alfisol in Abeokuta, southwestern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science 18: 10-21 http://ajol.info/index.php/njss
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2008. Properties of eroded sediments as affected by cover crop, residue management and soil tillage in Ibadan, southwestern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science 18: 22-30 http://ajol.info/index.php/njss
  • Busari, M. A., SALAKO, F. K., Adetunji, M. T. 2008  Soil chemical properties and maize yield after application of organic and inorganic amendments to an acidic soil in southwestern Nigeria. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research 6 (4): 691-699 www.inia.es/sjar (Abstract)
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2008. Estimation of evapotranspiration with FAO-56 Penman-Monteith equation for three agroecological zones of Nigeria. ASSET Series A 8 (2): 134-149. www.unaab.edu.ng/asset
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2009. Isolines of rainfall kinetic energy and intensity in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science, 153–158. http://ajol.info/index.php/njss
  • Busari, M., Salako, F. K. Adetunji, M. T. and Bello M. J. 2009.  Effect of selected soil amendments on physical properties of an Alfisol in Abeokuta, southwestern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science, 19: 93-99. http://ajol.info/index.php/njss
  • Nosiru, N. A. Salako, F. K., Martins, O, and Bello, N. J.  Potential soil and nutrient losses from selected watersheds at Abeokuta, southwestern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science, 129–136. http://ajol.info/index.php/njss
  • SALAKO, F. K. 2010. Development of isoerodent maps for Nigeria from daily rainfall amount. Geoderma (accepted) www.elsevier.com/locate/geoderma
  • Nosiru, N. A. Salako, F. K., Martins, O, and Bello, N. J. Potential soil and nutrient losses from selected watersheds at Abeokuta, southwestern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science.
  • Busari, M., Salako, F. K. Adetunji, M. T. and Bello M. J. 2009. Effect of selected soil amendments on physical soil properties of an Alfisol in Abeokuta, southwestern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science
  • SALAKO, F. K. Isolines of rainfall kinetic energy and intensity in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science, 153–158