Dr. Souaibou  Farougou

Dr. Souaibou Farougou

Associate Professor
University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Animal Biology from University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

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Dr. Souaibou Farougou is currently working as Associate Professor at Polytechnic School of Abomey-Calavi, University of Abomey Calavi, Cotonou, Republic of Benin. He obtained his PhD in Animal Biology from same university. His area of interest related to Animal and Veterinary Sciences, and Molecular Sciences. His area of expertise includes Animal Acarology, Animal Virus Diseases, Animal Bacterial Diseases, Food Microbiology, Microbiology, and Animal Parasitology. He has published 35 research papers in journals as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Animal Acarology
Animal Virus Diseases
Animal Bacterial Diseases
Animal Biology

Selected Publications

  1. Sessou, P., S. Farougou, S. Ahounou, Y. Hounnankpon and P. Azokpota et al., 2013. Comparative study of antifungal activities of six selected essential oils against fungal isolates from cheese Wagashi in Benin. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 16: 1751-1757.
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  2. Sessou, P., S. Farougou, B. Yehouenou, P. Agbangnan and P. Azokpota et al., 2013. Investigation on aflatoxin M1 content of traditional cheese wagashi produced in Benin. Afr. J. Food Sci. Technol., 4: 76-79.
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  3. Sessou, P., S. Farougou, B. Yehouenou, B. Agniwo and G. Alitonou et al., 2013. Biological control of spoilage and pathogens moulds in culture medium and Beninese traditional cheese wagashi by Syzygium aromaticum essential oil. Afr. J. Microbiol. Res., 7: 2454-2463.
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  4. Sessou, P., S. Farougou, S. Kaneho, S. Djenontin and G.A. Alitonou et al., 2012. Bioefficacy of Cymbopogon citratus essential oil against foodborne pathogens in culture medium and in traditional cheese wagashi produced in Benin. Int. Res. J. Microbiol., 3: 406-415.

  5. Sessou, P., S. Farougou, P. Azokpota, I. Youssao and D. Sohounhloue, 2012. In vitro antifungal activities of essential oils extracted from fresh leaves of Cinnamomum zeylanicum and Ocimum gratissimum against foodborne pathogens for their use as traditional cheese wagashi conservatives. Res. J. Recent Sci., 1: 67-73.
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  6. Sessou, P., S. Farougou, J.P. Noudogbessi, B. Fanou, P. Azokpota, I. Youssao and D. Sohounhloue, 2012. Chemical composition and in vitro antifungal activity of Zingiber officinale essential oil against foodborne pathogens isolated from a traditional cheese wagashi produced in Benin. Int. J. Biosci., 2: 20-28.
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  7. Sessou, P., S. Farougou and D. Sohounhloue, 2012. Major component and potential applications of plant essentials oils as natural food preservatives: A short review research results. Int. J. Biosci., 2: 45-57.
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  8. Salifou, C.F.A., M. Dahouda, G.S. Ahounou, S.K. Kassa and P.U. Tougan et al., 2012. Relationships between carcass characteristics and offal components of Lagunaire, Borgou and Zebu Fulani bulls raised on natural pasture. Int. J. Biosci., 2: 117-128.
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  9. Philippe, S., F. Souaibou, A. Guy, D.T. Sebastien and Y. Boniface et al., 2012. Chemical composition and antifungal activity of essential oil of fresh leaves of Ocimum gratissimum from Benin against six mycotoxigenic fungi isolated from traditional cheese wagashi. Int. Res. J. Biol. Sci., 1: 22-27.
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  10. Farougou, S., P. Sessou, B. Yehouenou and F. Dossa, 2012. Microbiological quality of raw milk processed from cows raised under extensive system in the republic of Benin. Res. J. Microbiol., 7: 337-343.
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  11. Boko, C.K., M.T. Kpodekon, S. Farougou, M. Dahouda and A.K.I. Youssao et al., 2011. Farmer perceptions and pathological constraints in helmeted guinea fowl farming in the Borgou department in North-East Benin. Afr. J. Agric. Res., 6: 2348-2357.
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  12. Farougou, S., M. Kpodekon, B. Koutinhouin, O.D.H. Brahi and Y. Djago et al., 2006. Impact of immediate postnatal sucking on mortality and growth of sucklings in field condition. World Rabbit Sci., 14: 167-173.
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