Dr.

ALAKE Christopher Olusanya 

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Short Profile

  • Ph.D Plant Breeding, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta  2005 -2011
  • M. Sc Plant Breeding, University of Ado-Ekiti, Ado-Ekiti                   2002 -2005
  • Bachelor of Agriculture, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta                              1991 -1997
  • Ordinary National Diploma, Federal College of Agriculture, Akure     1987 -1989
  • Continuing Education Centre, Akure    1985 -1986
  • WASC, Methodist High School, Ibadan       1979 -1984
  • Primary school leaving Certificate, Aladura Primary School, Ibadan                     1971 -1977

 

Research interests

  1. Classification of Genetic Diversity/Variability
  2. Genetic analysis of yield and related traits in crops
  3. Plant Character Correlations
  4. Multi-environment trials to determine genotypic stability and adaptation

 Research Completed

  1. Traits associated with pod yield, seed Fe, and Zn contents in Okra landraces: a path analysis
  2. Selection criteria for seed yield improvement in multi-species of Amaranthus

Research in progress

Diversity, heritability and genetic correlations for grain yield and yield-related traits in soybean grown under contrasting soil-moisture environments.

 

  1. Award to attend: International Training Workshop on the BreedingTechnology of Horticultural Crops. Organized by Ministry of Science and Technology, Beijing, P.R of China.            2011
  2. Award to attend: West Africa Seed Program (WASP) Training Workshop on Variety Released. Jointly organized by West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP/PPAAO), USAID, IBRD/IDA/world bank group and ARCN at Nassarawa.   2015

 

  1. Member, Genetics Society of Nigeria
  2. Member, Seed Science Society of Nigeria
  3. Member, Plant Breeders Association of Nigeria
  1. 43rd Annual Conference of the Genetic Society of Nigeria. Genetic: A panacea for emerging challenges of life and environmental sciences. Held at University of Lagos. 7th-11th October, 2019.
  2. 1st Annual Conference of the Association of Seeds Scientists of Nigeria (ASSN): “Quality Seed: A panacea for sustainable agriculture in the 21st century” Held at International Scholars’ Centre Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria.6th -9th June, 2016.
  3. 38th Annual Conference of the Genetic Society of Nigeria on Genetics: Public Awareness and National Transformation. Held at main auditorium, Bishops Conference Center, Benin City, Edo State.19th – 23rd October, 2014.
  4. International Training Workshop on the Breeding Technology of Horticultural Crops. Held at Institute of Vegetable Flower, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, P.R of China.5th-25th, 2011.
  5. 34th Annual Conference of the Genetic Society of Nigeria on Genetics and Sustainable livelihood in a developing economy. Held at main auditorium, National Horticultural Research Institute, Idi-Ishin, Ibadan.19th – 24th Sep., 2010.
  6. 1st West African Summit and 4th National Conference on Organic Agriculture, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. 17th- 21st Nov., 2008.
  7. 31stAnnual Conference of the Genetic Society of Nigeria on Genetics and Sustainable livelihood in a developing economy. Held at main auditorium, National Centre for Genetic Resource and Biotechnology, Moor Plantation, Ibadan.6th – 9th Nov., 2006.
  8. 1st Stakeholder Meeting of Seed Science Association of Nigeria (SSAN). Held at Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria.5th-6th, 2006.

(a) Research Report, Dissertation and Thesis

  1. Alake, C. O. (1997). Genotype x Environment interaction in soybean (Glycine max).B. Agric Research Report submitted to the Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Technology, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria-35p.
  2. Alake, C.O. (2005). Evaluation of maize (Zea mays L) cultivars for grain yield under the late planting regimes in Ado-Ekiti.M. Sc Dissertation, University of Ado-Ekiti, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria- 74p.
  3. Alake, C.O. (2011). Diversity, genetic analysis and stability of performance of West African okra Abelmoschuscaillei (A. Chev) Stevels. Ph.D Thesis, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria 96p.

(b)  Articles in Learned Journals    

 
1.      Oduwaye, O. A., Ojo, D. K., Alake, C. O., and Amira, J. O. (2006): Prediction of tuber yield through heritability and genetic advance of tuber yield-related characters in cassava (ManihotesculentaCrantz). Nigerian Journal of Science 40: 92-99. Published by the Science Association of Nigeria. Nigeria.

 

 
2.      Alake C. O., Ojo, D. K., Oduwaye, O. A. and Adekoya, M. A. (2008): Genetic variability and   correlation studies in yield-related characters of tropical maize (Zea mays L). ASSET Journal 8 (1): 14-27. Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Nigeria.

URL: http://www.ajol.info/journal.index.php?jid

 
3.      Alake, C. O., Ayo-Vaughan, M.A and Ajani, O.O. (2009): Variability and agronomic performance of West African Okra, Abelmoschuscaillei (A. Chev) Stevels, in derived savanna ecology of Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment 9 (2): 16-24. Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Nigeria.

URL: http://www.ajol.info/journal.index.php?jid.

 

 
4.      Alake, C. O., and Porbeni, J. B. O. (2009): Genetic Variation and Character Correlations of Seed Yield    and its Components in Bambara Groundnut, Vigna subterranean L. Nigerian Journal of Science 43: 43-49. Published by the Science Association of Nigeria. Nigeria.

URL: http://www.ui.edu.ng>NJS

 
5.      Alake, C. O., Ayo-Vaughan, M. A and Adetiloye, S. I. (2010): Evaluation of selection criteria in Abelmoschuscaillei Using correlation coefficients and path analysis. Moor Journal of Agricultural Research 10: 88-100. Published by the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Ibadan, Nigeria.

URL: http://www.ajol.info>mjar

 
6.      Ayo-Vaughan, M. A., Ariyo, O. J., Ojo, D. K., Alake, C. O. and Oduwaye, O. A. (2010): Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) characterization of some Nigerian cowpea genotypes. Nigerian Journal of Genetics 23/24: 101-112. Published by the Genetics Society of Nigeria. Nigeria.

URL: http://ajol.info.index.php/njg

 
7.      Ayo-Vaughan, M. A., Adebisi, M. A and Alake, C. O. (2010): Genetic aspects of seed and seedling vigours characters in Inter and intra- specific New Rice for Africa (NERICA) Rice (Oryza sativa L) varieties. Nigerian Journal of Genetics 23/24:86-100. Published by the Genetics Society of Nigeria. Nigeria.

URL: http://ajol.info.index.php/njg

 
8.      Alake, C. O., Ayo-Vaughan, M. A and Ajani, O.O. (2010): Estimate of variability for yield and its characters in Nigerian sesame, Sesame indicum, genotypes. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment 10 (1): 72-85. Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Nigeria.

URL: http://www.ajol.info/journal.index.php?jid

 

 
9.      Adebisi, M.A., Okelola, F.S., Alake, C. O., Ayo-Vaughan, M. A. and Ajala, M. O. (2010). Interelationship between seed vigour traits and field performance in new rice for Africa (NERICA) genotypes (Oryza sativa L). Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment 10 (2): 15-24. Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Nigeria.

URL: http://www.ajol.info/journal.index.php?jid

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10.   Alake, C. O.,Ojo, D. K., Adebisi, M.A and Ayo-Vaughan, M.A. (2010): Selection criteria for Nigerian sesame, (Sesamumindicum L,) Journal of Tropical Agriculture 48 (1-2): 44-46. Published by Kerala Agricultural University, Kerala, India (Short communication).

URL: http://www.jtropag.in.

 
11.   Alake, C. O., Ariyo, O. J. andAyo-Vaughan, M. A. (2011): Yield Component Analyses and their implication on the breeding of West African okra, Abelmoschuscailliei. Nigerian Journal of Genetics 25: 94-105. Published by the Genetics Society of Nigeria.

URL: http://ajol.info.index.php/njg

 

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12.   Alake, C. O. and Ariyo, O.J. (2012): Classification of genetic diversity and choice of parents for hybridization in West African okra, Abelmoschuscaillei (A.Chev) Stevels. Tropical Agriculture, 89 (1): 32-40. Published by Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.

URL:http://runners.ritsumei.ac.jp/cgi-bin/swet/hold-query-e?mode=0&key=&idxno=03611046

 

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13.   Alake, C. O., (2012): Variation and Heritability of Sixteen Characters in West African okra, Abelmoschuscaillei (A.Chev) Stevels. Plant Breeding and Seed Science 66: 51-62. Published by Department of Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute- National Research Institute, Poland.

URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/plass

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14.   Alake, C. O.,Ariyo, O.J. and Ayo-Vaughan, M. A. 2012. Genotypic performance, Character correlations and Path Analysis of Pod Yield in Abelmoschuscaillei (A.Chev) Stevels. Italian Journal of Agronomy7 (4): 337-348. Published by Italian Society of Agronomy, Italy.                        URL: http://10.4081/ija.2013.e10

 

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15.   Oduwaye, O.A., Ojo, D. K. and Alake, C.O. (2013): Using genotype plus genotype × environment (GGE) bi-plot analysis to identify promising Amaranth accessions in Western Nigeria. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology 88 (5): 543-550. Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL: http://wwwtandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15427528.2014.921262

 

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16.   Ayo-Vaughan, M. A., Ariyo, O.J. and Alake, C. O. (2013): Combining ability and genetic components for pods and yield traits in cowpea lines. Italian Journal of Agronomy 8 (2): 73-78. Published by Italian Society of Agronomy, Italy.

URL: http://www.10.4081/ija.2013.e10

 

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17.   Alake, C. O.,Ariyo, O.J. and Oduwaye, O.A. (2013): Contributions of plant characters to pod yield in West African okra under pluvial and fluxial agroecosystems. International Journal of Vegetable Science 19 (4): 1-22.Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15427528.2016.1171817

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18.   Alake, C.O., Ayo-Vaughan, M. A. and Ariyo, O.J. (2015): Selection criteria for grain yield and stability in bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranean (L) Verdc) Landraces. ActaAgriculturaeScandinavica, Section B — Soil & Plant Science, 65 (5): 433-447. Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09064710.2015.1020858

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19.   Alake, C. O. and Alake, O. O. (2016): Genetic diversity for agro-nutritional traits in African landraces of Vigna subterranean germplasm. Journal of Crop Improvement 30 (4): 378-398. Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15427528.2016.1171817

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20.   Alake, C. O. and Ayo-Vaughan, M. A. (2016): Genotypic variation and correlation between Yield system traits and yield components in African landraces of bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranean (L) Verdc). South African Journal of Plant and Soil 34 (2): 125-137. Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15427528.2016.1171817

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21.   Ogunniyan, D. J., Alake, C. O., Anjorin, F. A.andMakinde, S. A. (2018): Agronomic performance of hybrids of white low-nitrogen maize (Zea mays L.) inbred lines under managed nitrogen environments. Tropical Agriculture 95 (1): 18-30.Published by Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies

URL:http://runners.ritsumei.ac.jp/cgi-bin/swet/hold-querye?mode=0&key=&idxno=03611046
 

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22.   Alake, C.O. (2018): A multi-species assessment of genetic variability in Nigerian Amaranthus accessions: potential for improving intra- and inter species hybridization breeding. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 64 (5): 612-625.Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2017.1384817
 

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23.   Alake, C. O. (2018): Genetic variability, gains from selection and genetic correlation for pod yield and nutritional traits in African landraces of Bambara groundnut. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture 34 (2): 71-87.Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/01448765.2017.1386128
 

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24.   Alake, C.O. (2018): Genotype × environment interaction effects on pod yield and pod number in West African Okra. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science64 (11): 1503-1517. Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL:https://doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2018.1441529
 

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25.   Ayo-Vaughan, M. A., Porbeni, J. B. O., Alake, C. O., Oduwaye, O. A and Eigbe, E. O. (2019): Genetic diversity in some Nigerian Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabianus L) genotypes as assessed by agro-morphological traits and seed protein markers. Nigerian Journal of Biotechnology 36 (1): 177-185.Published by Biotechnology society of Nigeria, Nigeria.

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njbv.36i1.23
 

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26.   Alake, C. O. (2020): Production environment effects on agronomic performance of Okra breeding lines and their F2 populations. International Journal of Vegetable Science 26 (1): 32-54. Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL:https://doi.org/10.1080/19315260.2019.1573394
 

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27.   Alake, C. O. (2020): Genetic variability and diversity in okra landraces using agro-morphological traits and seed elemental traits. International Journal of Vegetable Science 26 (2): 127-149. Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/19315260.2019.1610926
 

 

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28.   Alake, C. O. and Porbeni, J. B. O. (2020): Genetic variation and intraspecific diversity for agro-morphological and nutritional traits in African yam bean. Journal of Crop Improvement 34 (2): 139-163. Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/15427528.2019.1677838

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29.   Alake, C. O. (2020): Selection criteria for seed yield improvement in multi-species of Amaranthus genotypes. International Journal of Vegetable Science, 26 (3): 275-291. Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/19315260.2020.1712631

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f– Foreign/International Journals

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30.   Okunlolala, G., Idehen, E., Adetumbi J., Alake, C., Akinyosoye, S and Amusa, O. (2020): Genetic studies of soybean [Glycine max (L) Merr.] response to seed storage stress factors. ActaAgriculturaeSlovenica, 116 (1): 23-34. Published by University of Ljubliana, Slovenia

URL: https://doi:10.14720/aas.2020.116.1.1181

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31.   Alake, C. O. (2020): Traits associated with pod yield, seed Fe, and Zn contents in Okra landraces: a path analysis. International Journal of Vegetable Science 26 (6): 576-590. Published by Taylor and Francis group, Philadelphia, USA.

URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/19315260.2019.1685619

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32.   Oyeboade, A. O., Badu-Apraku, B., Ariyo, O. J and Alake, C. O. (2020): Efficiency of heterotic grouping methods for classifying early maize inbred lines. Agronomy 10: 1198-1225. Published by Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, Switzerland.

URL: https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10081198

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33.   Adewale, B. D., Aremu, C. O., Alake, C. O and Ige, S. A. (2020): Multi-year genetic estimates of quantitative traits and intra-specific diversity of some Sphenostylis stenocarpa accessions for reliable selection and characterization. Agricultural Research (Online version). Published by Springer group, New York City, USA. (Current Edition: Vol 10)

URL: http://.doi.org/10.1007/s40003-020-00496-x

 

(c)   EDITED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

 

 
34.   Akintobi, D.C. and Alake, C.O. (2008): Genetic variability for yield and other agronomic parameters in sweet potato (Ipomeabatata L) Lam genotypes. Proceedings of the 1st West African Summit and the 4th National Conference on Organic Agriculture, Nigeria 17-21 Nov. 2008. I.O.O. Aiyelagbe, M. T. Adetunji and S.A. Osei (Eds) 202-206. Published by West African submit of Organic Agriculture Society of Nigeria

 

 
35.   Oduwaye, O. A., Ojo, D. K., Abdul-Rafiu, A. M and Alake, C. O. (2010): Genetic study of thirty-three accessions of Amaranthus species. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of Genetic Society of Nigeria (GSN), V. A. Chikaleke, O.A.Adetula and S.A. Olakojo (Eds) 112-120. Published by the Genetics Society of Nigeria, Nigeria.

 

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36.   Ayo-Vaughan, M.A., Ariyo, O.J., Daniel, I.O and Alake, C.O. (2011): Diallel analysis of earliness in cowpea. Proceedingsof the10th African Crop Science conference. L. Santos and A. Casino (Eds) 10: 1-4. Published by African crop science society, Uganda. Available online at http://www.inasp.org.uk/ajol

 

 
37.   Alake, C.O., Okunlola, G.O., Akanbi, A. G. and Olalekan, O. J. (2014): Genetic variability in Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranean (L) Verdc) genotypes using molecular markers. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of Genetic Society of Nigeria (GSN), K. O. Omokhafe, and J. Odewale (Eds) 241-247. Published by the Genetics Society of Nigeria, Nigeria.

*-Additional articles after last promotion.

f– Foreign/International Journals

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