Dr. Owolabi Ayodeji Timothy

Dr. Owolabi Ayodeji Timothy

Reader
University of Calabar, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology from University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

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Biography

Dr. Ayodeji Timothy Owolabi earned his PhD in Microbiology from University of Lagos, Lagos. Nigeria. Presently he is working as Reader at University of Calabar, Calabar. Previously he was appointed as Class Teacher at ACCHS, Ikere Ekiti, Graduate Teacher at Ado Grammar School, Ado Ekiti, and Graduate Assistant at University of Lagos, Lagos and Assistant Lecturer and Lecturer at University of Calabar, Calabar. Dr. Ayodeji received number of distinction includes University of Calabar Foundation/Postgraduate Scholarship Award, Federal Government of Nigeria Postgraduate Scholarship Award, Deuscher Academischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Scholarship Award, Certificate of Merit for the Best Lecturer in Biological of Sciences Department, Distinguished Service Award and many others. He also attended number of conferences. Dr. Ayodeji has published 1 book, 2 thesis, and 17 research articles in journal contributed as author/co-author. He has completed 20 research projects. Dr. Ayodeji is also serving as member of American Phytopathology Society, Botanical Society of Nigeria, and Nigerian Society for Plant Protection and Biopesticide Society of Nigeria.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Disease Diagnosis
62%
Virology
90%
Physiology
75%
Plant Pathology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Owolabi, A.T., C.O. Nwachukwu and S. Odok, 2015. Screening cucumber plant introduction accession lines for resistance against cucumber strain of Papaya ringspot virus (PRSV). Int. J. Virol., 11: 66-76.
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  2. Mofunanya, A.A.J., A.T. Owolabi and A. Nkang, 2015. Reaction of Amaranthus hybridus L.(green) to Telfairia Mosaic Virus (TeMV) infection. Int. J. Virol., 11: 87-95.
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  3. Mofunanya, A.A.J., A.T. Owolabi and A. Nkang, 2015. Comparative study of the effect of telfairia mosaic virus (TEMV) on the growth characteristics of two ecotypes of Telfairia occidentalis (hooker fil). Int. J. Virol., 11: 54-65.
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  4. Owolabi, A.T. and E.E. Ekpiken, 2014. Transmission efficiency of two strains of Moroccan Watermelon Mosaic Virus by two clones of Aphis spiraecola (patch). Int. J. Virol., 10: 253-262.
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  5. Mofunanya, A.A.J., A.T. Owolabi and A. Nkang, 2014. Effects of Telfairia mosaic virus (TeMV) on the chlorophyll content and photosynthetic capabilities of two ecotypes of Telfairia occidentalis Hook. f. (Fluted Pumpkin). Int. J. Plant Pathol., 5: 54-62.
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  6. Owolabi, A.T., F. Rabenstein, F. Ehrig, M. Maiss Edgar and H.J. Vetten, 2012. Strains of Moroccan watermelon mosaic virus Isolated from Lagenaria breviflorus and Coccinia barteri in Calabar, Southeastern Nigeria. Int. J. Virol., 8: 258-270.
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  7. Owolabi, A.T., 2012. A Textbook of Plant Virology. University of Calabar Press, Calabar, Nigeria., ISBN: 978-007-205-5, Pages: 338..

  8. Owalabi, A.T., F. Rabenstein, M.A. Taiwo, F. Ehrigh and E. Maiss, 2011. Characterisation and identification of a potyvirus causing mosaic disease of Cucurbita moschata Duch EX. in poir Calabar, Souith East Nigeria. Int. J. Plant Pathol., 2: 165-176.

  9. Owolabi, A.T., A.A.J. Mofunanya, C. Dogun, G.S. Akpan and E.N. Wilson, 2010. Biochemical changes in Ivy Gourd leaves (Coccinia barteri) infected by Nigerian strain of Moroccan Watermelon Mosaic Virus (MWMV). Nig. J. Exp. Applied Biol., 11: 37-46.
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  10. Mofunanya, A.A.J., D.N. Omokaro, A.T. Owolabi, P.J. Nya, M.M. Etukudo and S.E. Osim, 2009. Determination of the effect of Telfairia mosaic virus on vitamins and amino acids profile of two ecotypes of Telfairia occidentalis (fluted pumpkin). Int. J. Nat. Applied Sci., 4: 1-10.

  11. Owolabi, A.T., F. Rabentein and F. Ehrig, 2008. A strain Papaya ringspot virus naturally infecting cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) in Calabar, South Eastern Nigeria. Nig. J. Bot., 21: 97-108.

  12. Mofunanya, A.A.J., D.N. Omokaro, A.T. Owolabi and N.E. Ine-Ibehe, 2008. Effect of Telfairia mosaic virus (TeMV) infection on the proximate, mineral and anti-nutritive contents of Telfairia occidentalis Hook (fluted pumpkin). Nig. J. Bot., 21: 204-215.

  13. Taiwo, M.A. and A.T. Owolabi, 2004. Occurrence and prevalence of viruses of leafy vegetables in Lagos, Nigeria. Global J. Pure Appl. Sci., 10: 61-67.
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  14. Taiwo, M.A. and A.T. Owolabi, 2004. Comparative study of amaranthus leaf mottle virus genus potyvims and amaranthus mosaic virus. J. Sci. Res. Dev., 9: 63-74.

  15. Owolabi, A.T. and M.A. Taiwo, 2001. Effects of celosia mosaic virus on celosia argentea L. Global J. Pure Appl. Sci., 7: 209-212.
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  16. Owolabi, A.T. and E. Proll, 2001. A mosaic disease of Senna hirsuta induced by a potyvirus in Nigeria. Acta Virol., 45: 73-79.
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  17. Owolabi, A.T. and E. Proll, 2000. Differentiation of celosia mosaic virus and asparagus virus 1 based on biological properties. Acta Virologica, 44: 179-181.
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