Prof. Francis  Olawale  Abulude
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Prof. Francis Olawale Abulude

Science and Education Development Institute, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Industrial Chemistry
Drug Analysis
Reaction Mechanism
Biochemical Engineering

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Ndamitso, M.M. and F.O. Abulude, 2014. Effect of different salt concentrations on protein solubility of mushroom varieties obtained in Akure, Nigeria. Am. J. Food Nutr., 2: 7-10.
  2. Abulude, F.O. and M.M. Ndamitso, 2013. Fungi: A Review on Mushrooms. In: Current Trends in Advancement of Scientific Research and Opinion in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Ganguly, S. (Ed.)., Science And Education Development Institute, Nigeria, pp: 18-31.
  3. Ogunleye, R.F., M.O. Ogunkoya and F.O. Abulude, 2011. Optimum insecticide doses determination of seed oil of three botanicals Jatropha curcas L., Helianthus annus L. and Cocos nucifera L. against maize weevil sitophilus zeamais mots. JLS., 5: 298-301.
  4. Abulude, F.O., W.O. Adesanya and A.F. Kemi, 2011. Phytochemical screening of bark, leaves and roots of flamboyant tree (Delonix regia). Adv. Stud. Res., 1: 20-26.
  5. Ogunleye, R.F., M.O. Ogunkoya and F.O. Abulude, 2010. Effect of the seed oil of three Botanicals, Jatropha curcas (L), Helianthus annus (L) and Cocos nucifera (L) on the maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais (Mots). Plant Prod. Res. J., 14: 14-18.
  6. Abulude, F.O., M.O. Ogunkoya and Y.S. Akinjogunla, 2010. Phytochemical screening of leaves and stem of cashew tree (Anacardium occidentate). Electron. J. Environ. Agric. Food Chem., 9: 815-819.
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  7. Abulude, F.O., 2010. Science Laboratory Symbols. I-Proclaim, UK.
  8. Abulude, F., A. Olarenwaju and M. Ogunkoya, 2010. Evaluation of boron in selected aquatic weeds as feed or food. EJPAU., Vol. 13. .
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  9. Abulude, F.O., M.O. Ogunkoya and V.T. Adebote, 2009. Phytochemical and antibacterial investigations of crude extracts of leaves and stem barks of Anacardium occidentale. Continent. J. Biol. Sci., 2: 12-16.
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  10. Abulude, F.O. and V.T. Adebote, 2009. Antibacterial investigation of crude extracts of the root bark of gliricidia sepium. J. Microbial., 3: 23-26.
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  11. Abulude, F.O. and M.O. Ogunkoya, 2009. A Handbook of Some Common Plants, Shrubs and Weeds of West Africa. Wilolud, Akure, Ondo State.
  12. Abulude, F.O., M.O. Ogunkoya, R.O. Ogunleye, B.O. Kayode and F.O. Osudare, 2008. Nutritional and anitnutritional values of armyworms (Noctuidae spodoptera spp). Continent. J. Food Sci. Technol., 2: 44-49.
  13. Abulude, F.O., F.I. Alo, S.L. Ashafa and M. Fesobi, 2008. Chemical composition and functional properties of irvingia gabonensis seed flour. Continent. J. Food Sci. Technol., 2: 33-36.
  14. Onibon, V.O., F.O. Abulude and L.O. Lawal, 2007. Nutritional and anti-nutritional composition of some Nigerian fruits. J. Food Tech., 5: 120-122.
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  15. Olawale, A.F., 2007. Chemical composition of giant rat (Cricetomys gambianus) found in Southwestern Nigeria). Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res., 50: 1951-1958.
  16. Abulude, F.O., Y.S. Akinjagunla, T. Abe, B.E. Awanlemhen and O. Afolabi, 2007. Proximate composition, selected mineral, physical characteristics and in vitro multienzyme digestibility of cucumber (Cucumis sativus) fruit from Nigeria. Am. J. Food Technol., 2: 196-201.
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  17. Abulude, F.O., W.O. Adesanya, M.O. Ogunkoya, V.O. Onibon and E. Ajayi, 2007. Compositional studies on tropical species of Agama agama Lizards. Int. J. Zool. Res., 3: 218-222.
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  18. Abulude, F.O., S.L. Ashafa and G.D. Adanlawo, 2007. Bioaccumulation of trace heavy metals in plant, crayfish, associated water and soil sediments from vicinity of a dam in Akure, Nigeria. Continental. J. Environ. Sci., 1: 1-5.
  19. Abulude, F.O., M.O. Ogunkoya1, R.F. Ogunleye, A.O. Akinola and A.O. Adeyemi, 2007. Effect of palm oil in protecting stored grains from Sitophilus zeamais and Callosobruchus maculatus. J. Entomol., 4: 393-396.
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  20. Abulude, F.O., M.O. Ogunkoya, R.F. Ogunleye, O. Emidun and A.I. Abulude, 2007. Assessment of the content of Pb, Cd, Ni and Cr in soaps and detergents from Akure, Nigeria. Res. J. Environ. Toxicol., 1: 102-104.
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  21. Abulude, F.O., M.O. Ogunkoya and R.F. Ogunleye, 2007. Storage properties of oils of two Nigerian oil seeds Jatropha curcas (Physic Nut) and Helianthus annuus (Sunflower). Am. J. Food Technol., 2: 207-211.
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  22. Abulude, F.O., G.O. Obidiran, O.A. Elemide and B. Abidakun, 2007. Trace metals distribution in Nigerian urban fishes. Elect. J. Environ. Agric. Food Chem., Vol. 6. .
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  23. Abulude, F.O., A.O. Elemide, M.O. Ogunkoya and W.O. Adesanya, 2007. Design and performance evaluation of a juice extractor constructed in Nigeria. Res. J. Applied Sci., 2: 31-34.
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  24. Abulude, F.O., 2007. Phytochemical screening and mineral contents of leaves of some Nigerian woody plants. Res. J. Phytochem., 1: 33-39.
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  25. Abulude, F.O., 2007. Determination of the chemical composition of bush meats found in Nigeria. Am. J. Food Technol., 2: 153-160.
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  26. Abulude, F.O. and O. Ayemonisan, 2007. Distribution of phytate and other nutritionally important elements in the feedingstuffs consumed by land sail (Aghatina achatina). Continental. J. Applied Sci., 1: 31-37.
  27. Abulude, F.O. and M.O. Ogunkoya, 2007. Introduction to Science Equipment and Apparatus. O'artcrafts, Akure, Ondo State.
  28. Abulude, F., W. Adesanya, M. Ogunkoya, O. Elemide and E. Esiet, 2007. Nutritional composition of ogi and its by-products. Acta Alimentaria, 36: 489-493.
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  29. Ogunkoya, M.O., F.O. Abulude and A.B. Oni, 2006. Determination of anatomical, proximate, minerals, oxalate, tannin and phytate compositions of Cuban boa (Epicrates anquifer). J. Environ. Agric. Food Chem., 5: 1161-1166.
  30. Awanlemhen, B.E., F.O. Abulude and O.O. Fapohunda, 2006. Determination of some heavy metals in Procambaris clakii, Palaenon sp., Macrobrachium vollenhovenii and Penaeus notalis from the coastal water of Ondo State, Nigeria. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 5: 38-41.
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  31. Abulude, O., O. Eluyode and P. Kolawole, 2006. Nutritional and nutritional compositions of underutilized seeds of Jatropha (Jatropha curcas) and Loofa (Luffa cylindrical). J. Res. Agric., 3: 28-32.
  32. Abulude, F.O., O.S. Eluyode and A.T. Jegede, 2006. An investigation into the effect of traffic pollution on the levels of some heavy metals in goats urine samples. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 5: 132-134.
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  33. Abulude, F.O., O.A. Elemide , O.S. Eluyode, T.A. Koumah and W.O. Adesanya, 2006. Proximate and selected mineral compositions of Mangifera indica and Persea americana seeds found in Nigeria. Agric. J., 10: 72-76.
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  34. Abulude, F.O., M.O. Oseke, M.O. Oguntokun, W.O. Adesanya and O.O. Afolabi, 2006. Calcium and magnesium contents of selected nigerian foods. Adv. Food Sci., 28: 181-185.
  35. Abulude, F.O., M.O. Ogunkoya, E.E. Esiet, B.O. Kayode and J.O. Oni, 2006. Studies on scorpion (Androctonus australis): Nutritional and anti-nutritional factors. J. Entomol., 3: 156-160.
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  36. Abulude, F.O., M.O. Ogunkoya and V.A.Oni, 2006. Mineral composition, shelf-life and sensory attributes of fortified "Kunuzaki" beverage. Acta Scient. Polonorum Technol. Alimentaria, 5: 155-161.
  37. Abulude, F.O., M.O. Ogunkoya and T. Orojo, 2006. Selenium in Nigerian foods. Elect. J. Polish Agric., Vol. 9. .
  38. Abulude, F.O., L.O. Lawal, M.O. Ogunkoya, Y.S. Akinjagunla and O.E. Obajowolo, 2006. Functional qualities of raw and processed melon (Cucumeropsis edulis) seeds. Pak. J. Scient. Ind. Res., 49: 427-430.
  39. Abulude, F.O., L.O. Lawal, G. Ehikhamen, W.O. Adesanya and S.L. Ashafa, 2006. Chemical composition and functional properties of some prawns from the coastal area of ondo state, Nigeria. Electron. J. Environ. Agric. Food Chem., 5: 1235-1240.
  40. Abulude, F.O., 2006. Analysis of suspended air particulates along four sawmills in Nigeria during the wet and dry seasons. J. Eng. Applied Sciences, 1: 224-226.
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  41. Abulude, F.O. and V.A. Ojediran, 2006. Development and quality evaluation of fortified 'amala'. Acta Sci. Pol. Technol. Aliment., 5: 127-134.
  42. Abulude, F.O. and M.O. Ogunkoya, 2006. Guide to Theses Writing. O'artcrafts, Akure, Ondo State.
  43. Abulude, F.O. and H. Adebusoye, 2006. Characterization of heavy metal pollutant around cassava processing factory using atomic absorption spectrophotometer. Res. J. Applied Sci., 1: 16-18.
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  44. Kayode, A.O., F.O. Abulude and L.O. Lawal, 2005. Effect of processing on some functional properties of millet (Eleusine coracana) flour. J. Food Technol., 3: 460-463.
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  45. Adeyeye, E.I., S.S. Asaolu, O. Olaofe and F.O. Abulude, 2005. Effects of some salts on water absorption, least gelation capacities and oil emulsion stability of edible mushrooms. Adv. Food Sci., 27: 56-60.
  46. Adeyeye, E.I., S.S. Asaolu, O. Olaofe and F.O. Abulude, 2005. Effects of some salts on foaming capacity/stability and protein solubility of edible mushrooms. Adv. Food Sci., 27: 65-71.
  47. Abulude, F.O., M.O. Ogunkoya, O.O. Okunola and C.O. Okunola, 2005. Phytate and selected mineral compositions of some common weeds in Ondo State, Nigeria. J. Sci. Ind. Stud., 3: 22-25.
  48. Abulude, F.O., M.O. Ogunkoya and O.S. Eluyode, 2005. Effect of storage on the physico-chemical properties of palm oil. Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res., 48: 110-112.
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  49. Abulude, F.O., M.A. Ojo, J. Leman, T. Dolgan and M. Smoczynski et al., 2005. Development and chemical evaluation of "egbo" fortified with legume seeds. Food Sci. Technol., Vol. 8. .
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  50. Abulude, F.O., M. Ogunkoya and B. Osadare, 2005. Nutrient status of meat content of cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) in Nigeria. J. Food Technol., 3: 498-501.
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  51. Abulude, F.O., L.O. Lawal, M.O. Ogunkoya, V.O. Onibon, O.S. Eluyode and O.D. Salawu, 2005. Studies on forages with particular reference on minerals and phytate contents. J. Sci. Ind. Stud., 3: 10-13.
  52. Abulude, F.O., A.A. Couple, B.H. Dafiewhare and M.O. Ogunkoya, 2005. Metal contents and distribution in vegetables found in Nigeria. Applied Trop. Agric., 9: 38-41.
  53. Abulude, F.O., 2005. Trace heavy metals contamination of soils and vegetation in the vicinity of livestock in Nigeria. Elect. J. Environ. Agric. Food Chem., 4: 863-870.
  54. Abulude, F.O., 2005. Proximate and phytate compositions of mushroom consumed in Southwestern Nigeria. Adv. Food Sci., 27: 185-188.
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  55. Abulude, F.O., 2005. Nutritional evaluation of aquatic weeds in Nigeria. EJ Environ. Agric. Food Chem., 4: 835-840.
  56. Abulude, F.O., 2005. Distribution of selected minerals in Nigerian breads. Niger. Food J., 23: 139-143.
  57. Abulude, F.O., 2005. In vitro digestibility of some tropical plant seeds. La Riv. Italiana Delle Sostanze Grasse, 82: 152-154.
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  58. Adeyeye, E.I. and F.O. Abulude, 2004. Analytical assessments of some surface and ground water resources in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. J. Chem. Soc. Niger., 29: 98-103.
  59. Abulude, F.O., V.O. Onibon and F. Oluwatoba, 2004. Nutritional and anti-nutritional compositions of some tree barks. Nig. J. Basic Applied Sci., 13: 43-49.
  60. Abulude, F.O., L.O. Lawal and E. Eshett, 2004. Physico-chemical properties and mineral composition of some edible oils in Ondo State, Nigeria. J. Sust. Trop. Agric. Res., 10: 76-78.
  61. Abulude, F.O., E.I. Adeyeye and S.S. Asaolu, 2004. Metal levels in mushrooms consumed in South Western Nigeria. Adv. Food Sci., 26: 155-158.
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  62. Abulude, F.O., 2004. Studies on termites (Macrotermes sp.): Proximate composition, mineral contents and functional properties. Adv. Food Sci., 26: 150-154.
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  63. Abulude, F.O., 2004. Proximate composition, mineral contents and functional properties of cricket (Acheta sp.). Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res., 47: 212-213.
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  64. Abulude, F.O., 2004. Effect of processing on nutritional composition, phytate and functional properties of rice (Oryza sativa L) flour. Nigerian Food J., 22: 97-104.
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  65. Abulude, F.O., 2004. Determination of iodine in some Nigerian tropical grain plants. Biosci. Res. Comm., 16: 29-32.
  66. Abulude, F.O., 2004. Composition and Properties of Kola nitida and Kola accuminata Flour in Nigeria. Global J. Pure Applied Sci., 10: 11-16.
  67. Abulude, F.O., R.O. Folorunso and K. Babalola, 2003. Determination of trace elements in different water sources in Nigeria. J. Environ. Stud., 60: 535-536.
  68. Abulude, F.O., A.A. Couple, B.H. Dafiewhare and O.O. Oyeneye, 2003. Compositional evaluation of livestock dungs fed to pigs. J. Sust. Trop. Agric. Res., 6: 33-36.
  69. Abulude, F.O., 2003. Determination of trace elements in some edible oils by an atomic absorption spechophotometer. Int. J. Environ. Stud., Vol. 60. .
  70. Abulude, F.O. and R.A. Folorunso, 2003. Preliminary studies on millipede: Proximate composition, nutritionally valuable minerals and phytate contents. Global J. Agric. Sci., 2: 68-71.
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  71. Abulude, F., L. Lawal and O. Fatoyinbo, 2003. Nutritive composition of tropical fruits and vegetable juices. Bangladesh J. Scient. Ind. Res., 38: 13-18.
  72. Abulude, F.O. and L. Lawal, 2002. Analysis of selected nutrients of wines obtained from felled palm tree. Pak. J. Scient. Ind. Res., 45: 386-387.
  73. Abulude, F.O., C. Akajagbor and B.H. Dafiehware, 2001. Distribution of trace minerals phosphorus and phytate in some varieties of mushrooms found in nigeria. Adv. Food Sci., 23: 113-116.
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  74. Abulude, F.O., 2001. Mineral and phytate contents of 10 vegetables grown in nigeria and calculation of their phytate: Zn and Ca: Phytate molar ratios. Adv. Food Sci., 23: 36-39.
  75. Abulude, F.O., 2001. Functional properties of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) seeds sprayed with neem (Azadrachta indica) leaf extracts. Adv. Food Sci., 23: 68-71.
  76. Abulude, F.O., 2000. Chemical composition and nutritive values of Carica papaya and Citrus sinensis seeds. J. Technosci., 4: 23-27.
  77. Abulude, F.O., 2000. Application of chemistry in agriculture. Tech. Edu. Today, 10: 22-25.
  78. Abulude, F.O., 1999. The prevention and control of fire disaster. Tech. Edu. Today, 9: 55-57.