Dr. Osariyekemwen  Uyi

Dr. Osariyekemwen Uyi

Lecturer, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Benin, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Entomology from Rhodes University, South Africa

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Pest Management
Biological Control
Plant Protection

Selected Publications

  1. Uyi, O.O., C. Zachariades, E. Marais and M.P. Hill, 2017. Reduced mobility but high survival: Thermal tolerance and locomotor response of the specialist herbivore, Pareuchaetes insulata (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Erebidae), to low temperatures. Bull. Entomol. Res., 107: 448-457.
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  2. Uyi, O.O., B.I. Uwagiahanor and A.J. Ejomah, 2017. The nocturnal larvae of a specialist folivore prefer Chromolaena odorata (L.) foliage from a sunny environment, but does it matter? Arthropod-Plant Interact., 11: 603-611.
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  3. Dube, N., C. Zachariades, T.C. Munyai and O.O. Uyi, 2017. Laboratory studies on the biology and host-range of Dichrorampha odorata (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), a biological control agent for Chromolaena odorata (Asteraceae). Biocontrol Sci. Technol., 27: 222-236.
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  4. Uyi, O.O., C. Zachariades, M.P. Hill and A.J. McConnachie, 2016. Temperature- dependent performance and potential distribution of Pareuchaetes insulata, a biological control agent of Chromolaena odorata in South Africa. BioControl 61: 815-825.
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  5. Uyi, O.O., C. Zachariades, E. Marais and M.P. Hill, 2016. Nitrogen fertilisation improves growth of Chromolaena odorata (Asteraceae) and the performance of the biological control agent, Pareuchaetes insulata (Erebidae). Biocontrol Sci. Technol., 26: 373-385.
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  6. Uyi, O.O., M.P. Hill, C. Zachariades and D. Conlong, 2015. The nocturnal larvae of a specialist folivore perform better on Chromolaena odorata leaves from a shaded environment. Entomol. Exp. Appli., 156: 187-199.
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  7. Uyi, O.O., F. Ekhator, C.E. Ikuenobe, T.I. Borokini and E.I. Aigbokhan at el., 2014. Chromolaena odorata invasion in Nigeria: A case for coordinated biological control. Manage. Biol. Invasions, 5: 377-393.
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  8. Uyi, O.O., C. Zachariades, E. Marais and M.P. Hill, 2014. Variation in host plant has no effect on the performance and fitness-related traits of the specialist herbivore, Pareuchaetes insulata. Entomol. Exp. Appli., 153: 64-75.
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  9. Uyi, O.O., C. Zachariades and M.P. Hill, 2014. Life history traits of the erebid moth, Pareuchaetes insulata, a biological control agent of Chromolaena odorata in Africa. Afr. Entomol., 22: 611-624.

  10. Ekhator, F., O.O. Uyi, C.E. Ikuenobe and C.E. Okeke, 2013. The distribution and problems of the invasive alien plant, Mimosa diplotricha C. Wright ex Sauvalle (Mimosaceae) in Nigeria. Am. J. Plant Sci., 4: 866-877.
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  11. Aigbodion, F.I. and O.O. Uyi, 2013. Temporal distribution of, and habitat diversification by some mosquito species in Benin City, Nigeria. J. Entomol., 10: 13-23.
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  12. Omotoriogun, T.C., O.O. Uyi and I.N. Egbon, 2012. The physicochemical characteristics of Ibiekuma River, Ekpoma, Nigeria. J. Wetlands Ecol., 6: 1-6.
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  13. Igbinosa, E.O, O.O. Uyi, E.E. Odjadjare, C.U. Ajuzie, P.O. Orhue and E.M. Adewole, 2012. Assessment of physicochemical qualities, heavy metal concentrations and bacterial pathogens in Shanomi Creeks in the Niger Delta, Nigeria. Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 6: 419-424.
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  14. Uyi, O.O., I.N. Egbon and I.B. Igbinosa, 2011. Discovery of and studies on Pareuchaetes pseudoinsulata (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) in southern Nigeria. Int. J. Trop. Insect Sci., 31: 199-203.
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  15. Uyi, O.O., 2011. Discovery of Pareuchaetes pseudoinsulata in Edo State, Nigeria. Chromolaena odorata Newsl., 18: 1-3.

  16. Oigiangbe, O.N., O.O. Uyi, C.I. Aisagbonhi and I.B. Igbinosa, 2007. Ecological roles of insects on Siam weed, Chromolaena odorata (L.). Advances in Science and Technology 1: 108-115.
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