AMISU Ahmed Adeyemi 


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Amisu, Ahmed Adeyemi hails from Ijebu-Isiwo in Ogun State, Nigeria, he is a Lecturer in the Department of Pasture and Range Management (PRM), College of Animal Science and Livestock Production (COLANIM), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB).  While joining the services of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta as an Assistant Lecturer in 2019; he has been carrying out research activities, supervising and training undergraduate students.

He graduated at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria in 2014 with Second Class Honours Degree (Upper Division), and completed his Master’s Degree in Pasture and Range Management in 2017. He is an expert in Pasture Agronomy and Forage Science with zeal for Forage Production and Utilization.

To his credit, he won Federal Government Scholarship Award for his M. Agric programme in Pasture production and utilization at Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta in 2016.

His research interest includes agronomy of pasture plants, evaluation and production of plants with forage potential, Forage Conservation and pasture ecology; he has 6 journal Publications and 9 Conference Proceedings (both international and local).

Mr. Amisu Ahmed is a member of Society for Grassland Research and Development in Nigeria (SOGREDEN).

He is a lover of learning, teaching and counsellingwhile he also enjoys adventures.

  • Innocent international nursery and primary school, Surulere, Lagos:1994
  • Ansar ud Deen Grammer School, Randle, Surulere, Lagos:1996 – 2001
  • B.Agric., M.Agric., Ph.D in view, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta:  2008 – 2017
    Leadership Award 2017
    Federal Government Scholarship Award (Post-graduate) 2016
  • Member, Society for Grassland Research and Development
    in Nigeria (SOGREDEN)

THESIS (In view):

  1. Influence of phosphorus sources and sowing methods on yields and nutritive quality of fresh herbage and hay from two Stylosanthes varieties (Ph.D thesis in view)


  1. Influence of phosphorus sources, application rates and sowing methods on the dry matter yield and nutritive quality of Stylosanthes hamata (M. Agric. Dissertation).
  2. Effects of manure type, cutting height and growth stage on in vitro gas production of two Panicum maximum varieties (B. Agric project)


  1. Amisu, A. A., Jimoh, S. O., Ewetola, I. A., Ojo, V. O. A. and Olanite, J. A (2019). Growth features, yield and botanical composition of Stylosanthes hamata (cv. Verano) as affected by phosphorus sources applied at varying rates, sowing methods and stage of growth. Journal of animal production research, 31(2)
  2. Jimoh, S. O., Amisu, A. A., Dele, P. A., Ojo, V. O. Adeyemi, T. A. and Olanite, J. A., (2019). Effects of animal manures and cutting height on chemical composition of two Panicum maximum varieties (Local and Ntchisi) harvested at different stages of growth. Submitted to Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agriculture science. 42 (1): 359-376.
  3. Jimoh, S. O., Adeleye,O. O., Amisu, A. A., Ojo,V. O. A. and Olanite, J. A. (2018). Biting rate of White Fulani calves as influenced by spatial distribution of pasture biomass and sward height. Slovak Journal of Animal Science, 51(1): 20 – 31.
  4. Ewetola, I. A., Ojo, V. O. A, Amisu, A. A., Dele, P. A. and Olanite, J. A. (2018). Comparative performance of fertilizer types on growth, yield of Panicum maximum var. Ntchisi (JAC) and Andropogon tectorum during early rainy season in Abeokuta South West, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Animal. Science, 20 (4): 504-512.
  5. Jimoh, S. O., Adeleye, O. O., Dele, P. A., Amisu, A. A., Olalekan, Q. O., Jolaosho, O. A. and Olanite, J. A. (2017). Behaviour of White Fulani calves grazing Panicum/stylo pasture is southwest Nigeria. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. Elsevier B.V. publishers.

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