Dr. Beckley Ikhajiagbe
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Dr. Beckley Ikhajiagbe

Professor
Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, University of Benin, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Biology and Biotechnology from University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria

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Biography

I am a Professor of Plant Ecophysiology and Environmental Biotechnology, with over two decades experience in research and teaching, in the areas of Plant Stress Coping Biology, Bioeconomy, Sustainable Agriculture, Pollution Assessment and Abatement, Gene-Environment Interactions, and Plant-Microbe Interactions. I provide a term-long foundation in student support, teaching & mentorship.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant Ecophysiology
62%
Cell Biology and Genetics
90%
Plant Biotechnology
75%
Plant-Microorganisms Interactions
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

Books
5
Chapters
0
Articles
173
Abstracts
0

Selected Publications

  1. Nwite, P.A., E.O. Ohanmu, E.P. Aisagbonhi, O. Obahiagbon and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2022. Sterilization method for reducing microbial contamination and phenolic compounds present in coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) leaf culture. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage., 26: 227-231.
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  2. Khajiagbe, B., W. Aituae and M.C. Ogwu, 2022. Morpho-physiological assessment of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis jacq.) seedlings exposed to simulated drought conditions. J. Oil Palm Res., 34: 26-34.
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  3. Ikhajiagbe, B., R.I. Ehiarinmwian and G.O. Omoregie, 2022. Influence of different anionic charges on lead compounds in the remediation of lead by Eleusine indica (Gaertn). J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage., 26: 121-129.
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  4. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, I.J. Adekunle, O.F. Olise and S.I. Musa, 2022. Environmental Reclamation in Nigeria. In: Bioenergy and Environmental Biotechnology for Sustainable Development, Popoola, A.R., E.G. Nwoba, J.C. Ogbonna, C.O. Adetunji, N. (Diuto) Esiobu, A.B. Ibrahim and B.E. Ubi (Eds.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, Book ISBN: 9781003180289, Pages: 24.
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  5. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, F.A. Igiebor and S.I. Musa, 2022. Enhancement of Bioprocesses for the Reclamation of Impacted Environment. In: Bioenergy and Environmental Biotechnology for Sustainable Development, Popoola, A.R., E.G. Nwoba, J.C. Ogbonna, C.O. Adetunji, N.D. Esiobu, A.B. Ibrahim and B.E. Ubi (Eds.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, ISBN: 9781003180289, Pages: 24.
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  6. Ikhajiagbe, B., F.A. Igiebor, S.O. Osadebanmwen, K.L. Asielue and G.O. Anoliefo, 2022. The influence of osmo-priming on germination parameters of Telfairia occidentalis hook f. (fluted pumpkin). Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Biol., 67: 5-22.
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  7. Ikhajiagbe, B., C.A. Chukwujama and M. Ogwu, 2022. Intrinsic restoration of a ferruginous ultisol using goosegrass (Eleusine indica L. [Gaertn.]) obtained from different land use areas. J. Natl. Res. Dev., 12: 1-18.
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  8. Ibrahim, M.S., N. Moses and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2022. Seed Priming with Phytohormones. In: Plant Hormones-Recent Advances, New Perspectives and Applications, Hano, C. (Eds.), IntechOpen, London, UK, ISBN: 978-1-80355-027-5, Pages: 214.
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  9. Esiobu, N.D., B. Oderinde, N. Gadzama and I. Okoli, 2022. Applications of Metagenomics in Vector Surveillance for Effective Prediction and Control of Mosquito-Borne Viral Disease Outbreaks. In: Medical Biotechnology, Biopharmaceutics, Forensic Science and Bioinformatics, Inuwa, H.M., I.M. Ezeonu, C.O. Adetunji, E.O. Ekundayo, A. Gidado, A.B. Ibrahim and B.E.Ubi (Eds.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, ISBN: 9781003178903, Pages: 12.
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  10. Atoe, K., H.O. Egbo, B. Ikhajiagbe and M. Idu, 2022. Effects of methanolic leaf extracts of Jatropha curcas, Alchonnea cordifolia, Secamone afzelii in doxorubicin-induced hypertensive nephropathy in pregnant wistar rats. Ann. Clin. Biomed. Res., Vol. 3. 10.4081/acbr.2022.189.
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  11. Adams, R., B.I. Idemudia, E.E. Imarhiagbe, B. Ikhajiagbe, E. Ukpebor and F.O. Ekhaise, 2022. Comparative assessment of indoor and outdoor air environment of poultry farms in Edo State, Nigeria. Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Biol., 67: 107-130.
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  12. ikhajiagbe, B., K.E. Enerijiofi and P.O. Umendu, 2021. Mycorestoration of crude oil polluted soil using Pleurotus tuberregium. Stud. Univ. Babes-Bolyai, 66: 73-84.
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  13. Orukpe, A.O., G.O. Anoliefo and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2021. Effects of clinorotation on the enzyme activities and morphology of Zea mays seedlings. Am. J. Life Sci., 9: 11-18.
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  14. Okolafor, F., J. Igborgbor, O. Odozi, B. Ikhajiagbe and F. Ekhaise, 2021. Emerging public health paradigms in relation to COVID-19: A review. Black Sea J. Health Sci., 4: 197-210.
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  15. Ikhajiagbe, B., V.D. Odenore, E.O. Umeokeke, E.S. Ahanor and O. Amadin et al., 2021. Genetic diversity of Digitaria horizontalis Willd. in built environments in Benin City, Nigeria. Afr. J. Health Saf. Environ., 2: 25-42.
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  16. Ikhajiagbe, B., R. Atoe, M.C. Ogwu and P.J. Loveniers, 2021. Changes in Telfaria occidentalis leaf morphology, quality and phytochemical composition under different local preservation regimes in Nigeria. Vegetos, 34: 29-36.
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  17. Ikhajiagbe, B., M.C. Ogwu, F.O. Fawehinmi and I.J. Adekunle, 2021. Comparative growth responses of Amaranthus [L.] species in humus and ferruginous ultisols using plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (Pseudomonas species). S. Afr. J. Bot., 137: 10-18.
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  18. Ikhajiagbe, B., M.C. Ogwu and N.F. Lato, 2021. Growth and yield responses of soybean (Glycine max [L.] Merr.) accessions after exposure to cadmium. Vegetos, 34: 107-118.
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  19. Ikhajiagbe, B., F.A. Igiebor and M.C. Ogwu, 2021. Growth and yield performances of rice (Oryza sativa var. nerica) after exposure to biosynthesized nanoparticles. Bull. Natl. Res. Centre, Vol. 45. 10.1186/s42269-021-00508-y.
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  20. Ikhajiagbe, B. and M.C. Ogwu, 2021. Growth performance and ferulic acid composition of Amaranthus species and Mitracarpus villosus in competition with weeds species. Environ. Sustainability, 4: 691-703.
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  21. Ibrahim, M.S., G.O. Anoliefo and O.O. Edos, 2021. Growth and phytoremediative capacity of Eleusine indica in a typical farmland soil under previous exposure to organochlorine pesticide. Uganda J. Agric. Sci., 20: 25-55.
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  22. Ibrahim, M.S. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2021. The growth response of rice (Oryza sativa L. var. FARO 44) in vitro after inoculation with bacterial isolates from a typical ferruginous ultisol. Bull. Natl. Res. Centre, Vol. 45. 10.1186/s42269-021-00528-8.
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  23. Enerijiofi, K.E. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2021. Plant–Microbe Interaction in Attenuation of Toxic Wastes in Ecosystem. In: Rhizobiont in Bioremediation of Hazardous Waste, Kumar, V., R. Prasad and M. Kumar, Springer, Singapore, ISBN: 978-981-16-0602-1, pp: 291–315.
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  24. Atoe, K., M. Idu, B. Ikhajiagbe and A.G. Bakre, 2021. Lipid ratios in adriamycin-induced pre-eclamptic Wistar rats exposed to methanolic plant extracts. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage., 25: 1617-1623.
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  25. Omoregie, G.O., A.G. Ogofure, B. Ikhajiagbe and G.O. Anoliefo, 2020. Quantitative and qualitative basement of microbial presence during phytoremediation of heavy metal polluted soil using Chromolaena odorata. Ovidius Univ. Ann. Chem., 31: 145-151.
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  26. Olise, F.O., F.O. Ekhaise, B. Ikhajiagbe and H.A. Akatah, 2020. Microbial assessments of raw beef meat products from market sources in Benin city. Int. J. Sci. Res. Publ., 10: 109-121.
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  27. Ogoanah, S.O., U.N. Ngwoke, E.O. Ohanmu, P.C. Okoye and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2020. Enhancement of the soil quality of an oil-polluted ultisol using livestock wastes. Notulae Sci. Biol., 12: 387-398.
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  28. Musa, S.I. and I. Beckley, 2020. Screening bacterial isolates for phosphate solubilizing capability in a ferruginous ultisol in Benin City, Edo State Nigeria. Bayero J. Pure Appl. Sci., 13: 94-106.
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  29. Ikhajiagbe, B., and U.E. Omoregie, 2020. Growth, yield, genetic parameters and random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) of five rice varieties treated with sodium azide and sown under different saline conditions Bull. Nat. Res. Centre., Vol. 44. 10.1186/s42269-020-00344-6.
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  30. Ikhajiagbe, B., V.D. Odenore, J.E. Ifie, E.O. Umeokeke, P.J. Loveniers and P.I. Enaruna, 2020. Variations in growth and genetic properties of Zea mays L. germinants exposed to cold shock. Bull. Natl. Res. Centre, Vol. 44. 10.1186/s42269-020-00415-8.
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  31. Ikhajiagbe, B., M.C. Ogwu and A.E. Lawrence, 2020. Single-tree influence of Tectona grandis Linn. f. on plant distribution and soil characteristics in a planted forest. Bull. Nat. Res. Centre., Vol. 44. 10.1186/s42269-020-00285-0.
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  32. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, O.F. Olise, F. Rackelmann, M. Sommer and I.J. Adekunle, 2020. Major phosphorus in soils is unavailable, yet critical for plant development. Notulae Sci. Biol., 12: 500-535.
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  33. Ikhajiagbe, B., E.O. Ohanmu, P.O. Ekhator and P.A. Victor, 2020. The effect of laundry grey water irrigation on the growth response of selected local bean species in Nigeria. Agric. Sci. Technol., 12: 64-70.
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  34. Ikhajiagbe, B. and S.I. Musa, 2020. The effects of salicylic acid on the germination and early seedling growth of pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan). Notulae Sci. Biol., 12: 683-692.
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  35. Ikhajiagbe, B. and M.C. Ogwu, 2020. Hazard quotient, microbial diversity, and plant composition of spent crude oil-polluted soil. Beni-Suef Univ. J. Basic Appl. Sci., Vol. 9. 10.1186/s43088-020-00052-0.
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  36. Ifie, J.E., S.O. Ifie-Etumah and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2020. Physiological and biochemical responses of selected cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) accessions to iron toxicity. Acta Agric. Slov., 115: 25-38.
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  37. Okoye, P.C., G.O. Anoliefo, B. Ikhajiagbe, E.O. Ohanmu, F.A. Igiebor and E. Aliu, 2019. Cadmium toxicity in African yam bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa (HOCHST. EX A.RICH.) HARMS genotypes. Acta Agric. Slov., 114: 205-220.
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  38. Ohanmu, E.O. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2019. Competitive effect of prominent weeds on cowpea cultivar in a typical ultisol. Am. J. Plant Physiol., 14: 1-8.
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  39. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, H.U. Okoh and I. Owenaezee, 2019. Impact of organic mulching on the enhanced natural attenuation of a petroleum hydrocarbon polluted soil. NISEB J., 13: 32-42.
  40. Ikhajiagbe, B., E.O. Ohanmu and M.O. Iguobaro, 2019. Competition between cowpea (TVU-180) and selected local grasses abundant in a typical ultisol in Benin city, Nigeria. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 12: 73-80.
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  41. Ikhajiagbe, B., C. Chijioke-Osuji, F.N. Lato and A.J. Omoregbee, 2019. Impact of cold shock on the intrinsic qualities of a bioremediated petroleum hydrocarbon-polluted soil. NISEB J., 13: 21-31.
  42. Igiebor, F.A., B. Ikhajiagbe and G.O. Anoliefo, 2019. Growth and development of salinity-exposed rice (Oryza sativa) rhizo-inoculated with Bacillus subtilis under different pH levels. Stud. Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai Biol., 64: 41-53.
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  43. Ifie, J.E., Anoliefo, G. Obinna and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2019. Growth and yield assessment of selected cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) Genotypes to elevated iron levels in a ferruginous ultisol. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 12: 506-517.
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  44. Evbuomwan, N.O., F.E. Oviasogie, P.O. Oviasogie and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2019. Remediative capacity of crude oil-polluted soil after exposure to poultry manure and phosphate minerals. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage., 23: 1893-1900.
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  45. Ohanmu, E.O., B. Ikhajiagbe and B.O. Edegbai, 2018. Nitrogen distribution pattern of african yam bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) exposed to cadmium stress. J. Applied Sci. Environ. Manage., 22: 1053-1057.
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  46. Ohanmu, E.O. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2018. Enzymatic and non-enzymatic response of Sphenostylis stenocarpa to cadmium stress. Asian J. Appl. Sci., 11: 125-134.
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  47. Imarhiagbe, E.E. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2018. Evaluation of the physico-chemical and microbiological qualities of top soil collected at Edaiken market temporary dump site, Benin City. Niger. J. Life Sci., 7: 168-175.
  48. Imarhiagbe, E.E. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2018. Antibiotic susceptibility of bacterial isolates and water quality index of water sourced from closed ground water and open hand dug well in Koko Community, Delta State, Nigeria. Stud. Uni. Babes-Bolyai, Biol., 63: 47-57.
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  49. Ikhajiagbe, G.O. E.O. Anoliefo, Ohanmu and E. Aliu, 2018. Effects of cadmium pollution on the growth and yield responses of wild Vigna. Stud. Uni. Babeş–Bolyai, Biol., 63: 169-182.
  50. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, E.O. Ohanmu and E. Aliu, 2018. Effects of different cadmium levels on the growth and yield parameters of wild Vigna. Stud. Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai Biol., 63: 169-182.
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  51. Omoregie, G.O., B. Ikhajiagbe, G.O. Anoliefo, H.O. Obayuwana and E. Aliu, 2017. Remediation of lead in a model heavy metal contaminated soil by Chromolaena odorata. Niger. J. Life Sci., 7: 177-188.
  52. Omoregie, G.O., B. Ikhajiagbe and C.S. Sunday, 2017. Leaf epidermal changes in three common crop plants found in a gas-flared community in Oben Village, Edo State Nigeria. Ethiopian J. Environ. Stud. Manag., 10: 241-250.
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  53. Omoregbee, O., G.O. Anoliefo and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2017. Chelator-assisted Remediation of Aluminum by Vernonia amygdalina Del: Plant Morphological, Antioxidant and Microbiological Response to Soil Contamination by Aluminium. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Koln, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-620-2-05056-2, Pages: 128.
  54. Omoregbee, O., B. Ikhajiagbe, F.A. Igiebor, V. Chukwu and G.O. Anoliefo, 2017. Effect of Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid and Ammonium Oxalate on the Prevalence of Microorganisms and Removal of Aluminum in Soil by Bitter Leaf Plant (Vernonia amygdalina Delile). J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage., 21: 648-653.
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  55. Ohanmu, E.O., B. Ikhajiagbe and G.O. Anoliefo, 2017. Assessment of growth and yield responses of African yam bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) to cadmium pollution. Nig. J. Life Sci., 7: 184-198.
  56. Odenore, V.D., G.O. Anoliefo, B. Ikhajiagbe, O. Asemota, C.R. Eke and L.O. Ihase, 2017. Development of a bidirectional PCR tool for Tenera oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) identity. Stud. Uni. Babeș-Bolyai, Biol., 62: 33-40.
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  57. Odenore, V.D., G.O. Anoliefo, O. Asemota, B. Ikhajiagbe, L.O. Ihase, C.R. Eke, 2017. Differentiation of oil palm hybrid from parentals using AS-PCR marker. Trop. J. Nat. Prod. Res., 1: 259-261.
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  58. Nwite, P.A., B. Ikhajiagbe and I. Owoicho, 2017. Germination response of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) zygotic embryo. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage., 21: 1019-1021.
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  59. Ikhajiagbe, O., G.O. Omoregie and P.O. Ekhator, 2017. Morphological adaptation of Vernonia amygdalina in a cadmium-spiked soil influenced by periodic soil wetting with grey water. FUPRE J. Sci. Ind. Res., 1: 63-75.
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  60. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Omoregie, P.O. Ekhator and P.B. Mshelbulla, 2017. Growth and yield responses of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) in a petroleum hydrocarbon-polluted soil after substrate amendment. Ethiopian J. Environ. Stud. Manage., 10: 866-876.
  61. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, E.O. Ohanmu, G.O. Omoregie and T. Uwagboe, 2017. Investigating plant growth and physiological response to soil wetting with grey water under different shade regimes: A case of fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis). Electr. J. Polish Agric. Univ., 20: 1-11.
  62. Ikhajiagbe, B., C. Chinenye, C.C. Chijioke-Osuji, I. Bello-Osagie and D. Osei-Twumasi, 2017. Phytoassessment of a bioremediated oil-polluted soil after exposure to polyethylene mulch of different colours. J. Niger. Environ. Soci., 11: 128-140.
  63. Ikhajiagbe, B., B.O. Edegbai, G.O. Omoregie and A.M. Eweka, 2017. Assessment of the phytoreclamation of an oil-contaminated soil cultivated with Cynodon dactylon, Eleusine indica and Eragrostis tenela. Stud. Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai, Biol., 62: 43-55.
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  64. Ikhajiagbe, B. and G.O. Anoliefo, 2017. Changes in metals and polyaromatic hydrocarbon contents of a spent lubrication oil-polluted soil after exposure to sodium azide and hydroxlamine hydrochloride solutions: implications for intrinsic bioremediation. Stud. Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai, Biol. 62: 57-66.
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  65. Chukwu, V.N., G.O. Anoliefo and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2017. Assessment of plant species distribution within scrap metal dump sites in Benin City, Nigeria. Niger. Res. J. Eng. Environ. Sci., 2: 305-314.
  66. Anoliefo, G.O., B. Ikhajiagbe, E.S. Omoregie, R.A. Aimiebenomor and P.C. Okoye, 2017. Plant growth response and nitrate reductase activities of roots of Chromolaena odorata in a model spent lubricating oil-polluted soil. Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Biologia, 62: 97-106.
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  67. Ikhajiagbe, B., R.C. Eke and B.O. Guobadia, 2016. Induction of callus from leaf and stem tissues obtained from Capsicum annuum explant grown on waste engine oil-polluted soils. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Food Sci., 6: 966-971.
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  68. Ikhajiagbe, B., H.O. Shittu and P. Imhagbe, 2016. Bioaccumulation of heavy metals by Vernonia amygdalina in a waste engine oil-contaminated soil. UNIBEN J. Sci. Technol., 4: 44-103.
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  69. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, G.O. Omoregie, W. Udo and P.O. Ekhator, 2016. Effects of science students’ project activity on soil quality and plant diversity in a university in Nigeria. Niger. J. Sci. Res., 15: 186-196.
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  70. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, O.I. Idiagi, O. Omoregbee, 2016. Performance of Eleusine indica to abiotic stress occasioned by pollution of the pesticide 2,2- dichlorovinyl dimethylsulphate. FUW Trends Sci. Technol. J., 1: 399-405.
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  71. Ikhajiagbe, B., 2016. Possible adaptive growth responses of Chromolaena odorata during heavy metal remediation. Ife J. Sci., 18: 403-411.
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  72. Ikhajiagbe, B., 2016. Biorecovery of a Model Oil-Polluted Soil after Exposure to Solutions of Typical Salts Found in Irrigation Water. Stud. Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Biol., 61: 133-146.
  73. Ikhajiagbe, B. and B.P. Mshelmbula, 2016. Phytoassessment of a spent carbide-contaminated soil obtained from an auto mechanic workshop after substrate amendment with digestate obtained from a biogas plant in Benin City. Adv. Agric. Biol., 5: 24-30.
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  74. Ikhajiagbe, B. and B.O. Guobadia, 2016. Application of dry cell battery dust to cultivated fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis) as a pest management strategy: implications for both the plant and the consumer’s health. Stud. Universitatis Babeş–Bolyai Biol., 61: 13-30.
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  75. Ikhajiagbe, B. and A. Akindolor, 2016. Comparative effects of pretreatment of stem cuttings of Chromolaena odorata (Siam weed) with sodium azide and hydroxylamide on the survival and phyoremediative performance in an oil-polluted soil. Niger. J. Biotechnol., 31: 27-39.
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  76. Chijioke-Osuji, C.C. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2016. Intrinsic qualities of a naturally attenuated petroleum hydrocarbon-polluted seed bed exposed to different kinds of mulching materials. Adv. Res., 6: 1-8.
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  77. Anoliefo, G.O., B. Ikhajiagbe, P.C. Okoye and O. Omoregie, 2016. Utilizing local soap-derived biosurfactant for degradation of petroleum hydrocarbon polluted soils: sustainable remediation in focus. Ann. Sci., 1: 43-51.
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  78. Oshomoh, E.O. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2015. An assessment of physicochemical quality of soil around a palm oil mill effluent (POME) burrow pit in Irrua, Edo State, Nigeria. Chem. Tech. J., 10: 78-86.
  79. Osazuwa, O.M., I. Beckley and U.C. Osayamen, 2015. Studies of heavy metal contents and microbial composition of rhizosphere of Panicum maximum within and around auto mechanic workshop in Benin City. J. Applied Sci. Environ. Manage., 19: 271-276.
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  80. Mshelmbula, B.A., G. Okooboh, J.K. Mensah, B. Ikhajiagbe and R. Zakariya, 2015. The effects of indole-3-acetic acid (IAA) on the growth and yield of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) under drought conditions. Int. J. Sci. Know., 4: 60-65.
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  81. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo and O. Omoregbee, 2015. Plant-microbial interactions in the assisted bioremediation of a petroleum hydrocarbon-polluted soil after bioaugmentation with Pleurotus tuberregium. Niger. J. Life Sci., 5: 161-180.
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  82. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo and A.E. Imoni, 2015. Rhizoremediation of poly aromatic hydrocarbon content of a model waste diesel engine oil-polluted soil by some local lawn plant species in Benin City, Nigeria. Stud. Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Biol., 60: 5-16.
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  83. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo and I.B. Ogboghodo, 2015. Microbial quality and changes in polyaromatic hydrocarbon content of a bioremediated oil-polluted soil after exposure to different periods of tillage. Niger. J. Life Sci., 5: 90-97.
  84. Ikhajiagbe, B. and J.K. Mensah, 2015. Phytoscreening of some local ornamental plants in Benin City, Nigeria for remediation of polyaromatic hydrocarbons in waste engine oil-polluted soil. Niger. Ann. Nat. Sci., 15: 66-71.
  85. Ikhajiagbe, B. and H.O. Shittu, 2015. Effects of different concentrations and exposure time of sodium azide on the growth and yield of Glycine max sown in an oil-polluted soil. UNIBEN J. Sci. Technol., 3: 112-126.
  86. Ikhajiagbe, B. and C.C. Chijioke-Osuji, 2015. Remediation of a Model Petroleum Hydrocarbon-polluted Soil after Amendment with Nutrient-rich Sludge Obtained from a Beverage Effluent Treatment Plant in Benin City, Nigeria. J. Adv. Biol. Biotechnol., 4: 1-3.
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  87. Ikhajiagbe, B. and C.C. Chijioke-Osuji, 2015. Phytoaccumulation of heavy metals in a waste engine oil-contaminated Soil by Aspillia Africana after exposure to hydroxyl amine hydrochloride pre-treatment. Int. J. Plant Soil Sci., 8: 1-10.
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  88. Ikhajiagbe B., G.O. Anoliefo, P.B. Mshelbulla, 2015. Natural attenuation of an oil-polluted soil after exposure to compost. Adamawa State Univ. J. Scient. Res., 3: 94-110.
  89. Anoliefo, G.O., P.A. Nwokeji and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2015. Influence of Traditional Taboo Practices on Natural Resource Conservation in Uli, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State Nigeria; Sustainable Community Development. J. Environ. Sustainability, Vol. 4. .
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  90. Omoregie, U.E., J.K. Mensah and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2014. Germination response of five rice varieties treated with sodium azide. Res. J. Mutagen., 4: 14-22.
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  91. Ikhajiagbe, B., O. Kekere, O. Omoregbee and F.I. Omokha, 2014. Microbial and physiochemical quality of effluent water from a brewery in Benin City, Midwestern Nigeria. J. Scient. Res. Rep., 3: 514-531.
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  92. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, P.B. Mshelbulla, O. Omoregbee, 2014. Effects of sodium azide treatments on plant survival and performance of soy bean (Glycine max) in the phytoremediation of a hydrocarbon polluted soil. Niger. J. Life Sci., 4: 56-79.
  93. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, O. Omoregbee, P.B. Mshelbulla, 2014. The effects of soil amendments on the growth and yield performance of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata cv. Ife Brown) sown in a petroleum hydrocarbon-polluted soil. Niger. J. Life Sci., 4: 80-93.
  94. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, O. Omoregbee and P. Osigbemhe, 2014. Changes in the intrinsic qualities of a naturally attenuated waste engine oil polluted soil after exposure to different periods of heat shock. Resour. Environ., 4: 45-53.
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  95. Ikhajiagbe, B., E.O. Oshomoh and O. Esangbedo, 2014. Studies of bioconcentration of heavy metals on road side plants used in local herbal medicine preparations in Edo State. J. Lab. Sci., 2: 54-61.
  96. Ikhajiagbe, B., C.C. Chijioke-Osuji and J.O. Osazee, 2014. Heavy metal contents and microbial diversity of waste engine oil-polluted soil in some public and commercial centres in Benin City metropolis, Nigeria. Biosci., 2: 41-53.
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  97. Ikhajiagbe, B., C. Chijioke-Osuji, N. Obonodi and U. Osaruese, 2014. Effects of soil amendments on the intrinsic qualities and development of soil seed bank of a monitored naturally attenuated petroleum hydrocarbon-polluted soil. J. Nat. Sci. Res., 4: 59-71.
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  98. Ikhajiagbe, B. and E.O. Oshomoh, 2014. Influence of sodium azide on the germination success of Vigna unguiculata (TVU-3541 accession) exposed to water soluble fractions of waste engine oil. J. Lab. Sci., 2: 26-30.
  99. Ikhajiagbe, B. and C.C. Chijioke-Osuji, 2014. Natural attenuation of soil after contamination with petroleum products. Curr. Adv. Plant Sci. Res., 1: 18-23.
  100. Shittu, H.O. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2013. Phytoaccumulation of heavy metals in an oil-spiked soil by Vernonia amygdalina after exposure to sodium azide solutions. Niger. J. Life Sci., 3: 169-179.
  101. Ogedegbe, A.U., B. Ikhajiagbe and G.O. Anoliefo, 2013. Growth response of Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze in a waste engine oil-polluted soil. J. Emerg. Trends Eng. Appl. Sci., 4: 322-327.
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  102. Ikhajiagbe, B., U.E. Odigie, J.I. Oghogho and O. Omoregbee, 2013. Heavy metal contents and microbial flora of fresh leaves of fluted pumpkin (Telfaria occidentalis) collected from road-side open markets in Benin metropolis, midwestern Nigeria. Int. J. Biotechnol., 2: 52-58.
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  103. Ikhajiagbe, B., U.E. Odigie, E.B. Okoh and E.E. Agho, 2013. Effects of sodium azide on the survival, growth and yield performance of rice (Oryza sativa, FARO-57 variety) in a hydrocarbon-polluted soil. Int. J. Biotechnol., 2: 28-41.
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  104. Ikhajiagbe, B., O. Omoregbe and A. Adigwe, 2013. Physicochemical and Microbial Composition of Wastewater Samples Collected from a Petrochemical Company in Southern Nigeria. Int. J. Sci. Res. Environ. Sci., 1: 240-249.
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  105. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, E.O. Oshomoh and B. Agbonrienrien, 2013. Effects of watering regimes on the intrinsic qualities of bioremediated waste engine oil-polluted soil. Ann. Rev. Res. Biol., 3: 107-123.
  106. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, C.C. Chijioke-Osuji and U.A. Ogedegbe, 2013. The role of natural weed species from soil seed bank in the natural attenuation of a petroleum hydrocarbon polluted soil. Int. J. Plant Soil Sci., 2: 82-94.
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  107. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, M.A. Jolaoso and E.O. Oshomoh, 2013. Phytoassessment of a petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated soil exposed to two different intervals of monitored natural attenuation using African yam bean [Sphenostylis stenocarpa]. Pakistan J. Bio. Sci., 16: 680-685.
  108. Ikhajiagbe, B. and A.S. Unuagbokhe, 2013. Phytoassessment of an enhanced naturally attenuated oil-polluted soil after exposure to various concentrations of sodium bicarbonate solution. Int. J. Sci. Res. Environ. Sci., 1: 250-262.
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  109. Ikhajiagbe B., Anoliefo G.O., E.O. Oshomoh and N. Airhienbuwa, 2013. Changes in heavy metal contents of a waste engine oil polluted soil exposed to soil pH adjustments. Br. Biotechnol. J., 3: 158-168.
  110. Mshembula, B.P., J.K. Mensah and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2012. Comparative assessment of the mutagenic effects of sodium azide on some selected growth and yield parameters of five accessions of cowpea-Tvu-3615, Tvu-2521, Tvu-3541, Tvu-3485 and Tvu-3574. Arch. Applied Sci. Res., 4: 1682-1691.
  111. Mensah, J.K., B. Ikhajiagbe, N.E. Edema and J. Emokhor, 2012. Phytochemical, nutritional and antibacterial properties of dried leaf powder of Moringa oleifera (Lam.) from Edo Central Province, Nigeria. J. Nat. Prod. Plant Resour., 2: 107-112.
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  112. Kekere, O., B. Ikhajiagbe and K.M. Yusuff, 2012. Growth responses of Abelmoschus esculentus in crude oil polluted soil. South Asian J. Biol. Sci., 2: 116-126.
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  113. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, H.A. Erhenhi and O.U. Hope, 2012. Post impact assessment of a petroleum effluent dump site located in Midwestern Nigeria. Arch. Appl. Sci. Res., 4: 1923-1931.
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  114. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.O. Anoliefo, E.O. Oshomoh, U.A. Ogedegbe and N. Airhienbuwa, 2012. Changes in polyaromatic hydrocarbon content of a waste engine oil polluted soil exposed to pH adjustments. Ann. Rev. Res. Biol., 2: 66-82.
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  115. Ikhajiagbe, B., E.O. Oshomoh and F. Ebohon, 2012. Growth and yield studies of five local edible pulses in Benin City, Nigeria, exposed to environmental stress occasioned by waste engine oil pollution. J. Lab. Sci., 1: 44-56.
  116. Ikhajiagbe, B. and J.K. Mensah, 2012. Genetic assessment of three colour variants of African yam bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) commonly grown in the mid-western region of Nigeria. Intern. J. Mod. Bot., 2: 13-18.
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  117. Ikhajiagbe, B. and G.O. Anoliefo, 2012. Weed biodiversity studies of a waste engine oil-polluted soil exposed at different intervals of natural attenuation and substrate amendment. J. Biol. Sci., 12: 280-286.
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  118. Ikhajiagbe, B. and G.O. Anoliefo, 2012. Substrate bioaugmentation of waste engine oil polluted soil. Res. J. Environ. Earth Sci., 4: 60-67.
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  119. Ikhajiagbe, B. and G.O. Anoliefo, 2012. Phytoassessment of a 5-month old waste engine oil polluted soil after augmentation with Pleurotus tuberregium. Curr. Res. J. Biol. Sci., 4: 10-16.
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  120. Ikhajiagbe, B. and G.O. Anoliefo, 2012. Comparative phytotoxicity study of a waste engine oil-polluted soil exposed to different intervals of natural attenuation. Asian J. Exp. Biol. Sci., 3: 335-343.
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  121. Ikhajiagbe, B. and G.C. Mgbeze, 2012. Growth and yield responses of Sphenostylis stenocarpa (Hochst ex. A Rich) Harms (African yam bean) to nitrogen enrichment. Biosci. Res. J., 23: 229-236.
  122. Ikhajiagbe, B. and C.C. Chijioke-Osuji, 2012. Heavy metal contents and microbial composition of the rhizosphere of Eleusine indica within an auto-mechanic workshop in Benin City, Nigeria. J. Ghana Sci. Assoc., 14: 45-55.
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  123. Erhenhi, H.A. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2012. Growth responses of fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidental, Hook. FS) in crude oil polluted soil. J. Biol. Sci., 2: 01-11.
  124. Eguasa, H.U., G.O. Anoliefo and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2012. Ecotoxicological assessment of Arachis hypogaea L. Grown in contaminated soil obtained from automobile mechanic workshops. Afr. J. Biosci., 5: 125-138.
  125. Anoliefo, G.O. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2012. Techniques in Bioremediation. In: Biological Techniques and Applications: A comprehensive Teaching Manual, Okhuoya, J.A., F. Okungbowa and H.A. Shittu (Eds.). UNIBEN Press, Benin City, ISBN: 978-978-931-264-1, pp: 211–232.
  126. Kekere, O., B. Ikhajiagbe and B.R. Apela, 2011. Effects of crude petroleum oil on the germination, growth and yield of Vigna unguiculata walp L. J. Agric. Biol. Sci., 2: 158-165.
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  127. Ikhajiagbe, B. and G.O. Anoliefo, 2011. Natural attenuation of a 14-month-old waste engine oil polluted soil. J. Soil Sci. Environ. Manage., 2: 184-192.
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  128. Ikhajiagbe, B. and G.O. Anoliefo, 2011. Impact of substrate amendment on the polyaromatic hydrocarbon contents of a five month old waste engine oil polluted soil. Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 5: 769-777.
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  129. Erie, A., B. Ikhajiagbe, J. Mensah and P. Akomeah, 2011. Bamboo, the Environment and the Economy: Sustainable Future for Nigerian Investors. Libyan Agric. Res. Cent. J. Int., 2: 239-243.
  130. Anoliefo, G.O. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2011. Plant-microbial interaction in the degradation of crude oil in soil: Synergism in bioremediation. Niger. J. Life Sci., 1: 40-52.
  131. Ogie-Odia, E.A., A.H. Erhenhi, B. Ikhajiagbe and F.O. Ogbemudia, 2010. Survey of some indigenous plants used by the Ogba people of Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State. J. Res. Biosci., 6: 19-24.
  132. Mgbeze, G.C. and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2010. Growth and yield responses of Sphenostylis stenocarpa (Hochst ex. A Rich) Harms (African yam bean) to potassium application. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 9: 3769-3774.
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  133. Ikhajiagbe, B., 2010. Synergism in Bioremediation: Phytoassessment of Waste Engine Oil Polluted Soils after Amendment and Bioaugmentation. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Köln, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3-8433-6491-1, 284.
  134. Ikhajiagbe, B. and G.O. Anoliefo, 2010. Impact of soil amendment on phytotoxicity of a 5-month old waste engine oil polluted soil. J. Ecol. Natural Environ., 2: 112-1122.
  135. Anoliefo, G.O., B. Ikhajiagbe, A.T. Berena and R.E. Okoro, 2010. Bioremediation of crude oil-polluted soil by using Vernonia amagdylina and manure. Int. Res. J. Biotechnol., 1: 37-43.
  136. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.C. Mgbeze and H.A. Erhenhi, 2009. Growth and yield responses of Sphenostylis stenocarpa (Hochst ex A. Rich) Harms to phosphate enrichment of soil. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 8: 641-643.
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  137. Ha, E., B. Ikhajiagba, J.F. Bamidele and E. Ogic-Odia, 2008. Salinity effects on young healthy seedling of Kyllingia peruviana collected from escravos, Delta state. Global J. Environ. Res., 2: 74-80.
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  138. Anoliefo, G.O., B. Ikhajiagbe, B.O. Okonokhua, B.O. Edegbai and D.C. Obasuyi, 2008. Metal tolerant species distribution and richness in and around the metal based industries: possible candidates for phytoremediation. Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2: 360-370.
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  139. Okonokhua, B.O., B. Ikhajiagbe, G.O. Anoliefo and T.O. Emede, 2007. The effects of spent engine oil on soil properties and growth of maize (Zea mays L.). J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage., 11: 147-152.
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  140. Mensah, J.K., E. Egwu, O. Kekere, B. Ikhajiagbe and B.O. Okonokhua, 2007. Leaf anatomy and proximate composition of some grass species grazed by small ruminants in Midwestern Nigeria: A consideration for selectivity of fodder grass. Sci. Res. Ann., 3: 8-15.
  141. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.C. Mgbeze, M. Folu and O. Dania, 2007. Responses of Sphenostylis stenocarpa (Hochst Ex. A. Rich) Harms (African yam bean) to salinity stress I: Germination and Vegetative Growth. Niger. J. Bot., 20: 69-82.
  142. Ikhajiagbe, B., G.C. Mgbeze, M. Folu and O. Dania, 2007. Responses of Sphenostylis stenocarpa (Hochst Ex. A. Rich) Harms (African yam bean) to salinity stress II: Yield, yield components and chemical composition. Niger. J. Bot., 20: 83-92.
  143. Mensah, J.K., P.A. Akomeah, B. Ikhajiagbe and E.O. Ekpekurede, 2006. Effects of salinity on germination, growth and yield of five groundnut genotypes. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 5: 1973-1979.
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  144. Mensah, J.K. B.O. Obadoni, P.A. Akomeah, B. Ikhajiagbe and J. Ajibolu, 2006. Effects of sodium azide and colchicines treatments on morphological and yield traits of sesame seed (Sesame indicum L.). Afr. J. Biotechnol., 6: 534-538.
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  145. Kekere, O., A.S. Afolabi, B. Ikhajiagbe and O.E. Ige, 2006. Growth response of fluted pumpkin (Telferia occidentalis L.) in soil polluted with waste engine oil. Sci. Res. Ann., 2: 72-80.
  146. Ikhajiagbe, B., J.K. Mensah and B.O. Obadoni, 2006. Economic Potentials of water hyacinth. Raw Mater. Update, 6: 35-37.
  147. Ikhajiagbe, B., B.O. Okonokhua, J.K. Mensah, O. Kekere and B.O. Obadoni, 2006. An evaluation of food reserve and nutritional composition of leaves and seeds of African yam bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa Hochst Ex A. Rich) under saline conditions. Sci. Res. Ann., 2: 50-58.
  148. Anoliefo, G.O., B. Ikhajiagbe, B.O. Okonokhua and F.V. Diafe, 2006. Ecotaxonomic distribution of plant species around auto mechanic workshops in Asaba and Benin City: Identification of oil tolerant species. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 5: 1757-1762.
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  149. Mensah, J.K., P.A. Akomeah and B. Ikhajiagbe, 2003. Effects of elevated CO2 on agronomic and biochemical parameters of cowpea. J. Sci. Eng. Technol., 10: 5200-5207.
  150. Ikhajiagbe, B., J.K. Mensah and V. Igbinoba, 2003. Contributions of southern Nigeria to oil palm development. Raw Mater. Dig., 1: 25-28.
  151. Ikhajiagbe, B., 2003. African yam bean in Nigeria: the stone that the builders rejected. Raw Mater. Dig., 1: 2-4.