Dr. Sunday Paul Bako

Dr. Sunday Paul Bako

Professor
Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Eco Physiology from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Botany
62%
Plant Ecology
90%
Plant Physiology
75%
Plant Biotechnology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Bako, S.P., S. Afolabi and I.I. Funtua, 2008. Spatial distribution and Heavy Metal content of some bryophytes and lichens in relation to air pollution in Nigeria's Guinea Savanna. Int. J. Environ. Pollut., 33: 195-206.
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  2. Bako, S.P., N.C. Ndukuba and A.K. Adamu, 2008. Bio-remediation of refinery effluents by strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Pennicillium janthinellum. Applied Ecol. Environ. Res., 6: 47-58.
  3. Bako, S.P., J.E. Odiwo and A.U. Ezealor, 2008. Plant diversity in relation to anthropogenic trace metals in soils of selected sites in Nigeria's Guinea Savanna. Int. J. Environ. Pollut., 33: 185-194.
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  4. Bako, S.P., P. Daudu, M.L. Balarabe and M. Chia, 2007. Occurrence and distribution of aquatic macrophytes in relation to the nutrient content in sediments of two freshwater lake ecosystems in the Nigerian Savanna. Res. J. Bot., 2: 108-112.
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  5. Bako, S.P. and P. Daudu, 2007. Trace metal contents of the emergent macrophytes Polygonum sp. and Ludwigia sp. in relation to the sediments of two freshwater lake ecosystems in the Nigerian savanna. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 2: 63-70.
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  6. Bako, S.P. and M. Ijachi, 2007. Carbohydrate, nitrogen and sulphur content of some Savanna plant species in relation to anthropogenic air pollution J. Conservat., 4: 44-51.
  7. Bako, S.P. and B.I. Aguh, 2007. Phytochemical profiles of the loranthacean mistletoes (Tapinanthus sp.) in relation to their hosts. Nig. J. Bot., 2: 297-305.
  8. Alonge, S.O., F.O. Alonge, S.P. Bako, J.D. Olarewaju and O.B. Adeniji, 2007. Effects of rates and split application of compound NPK fertilizer on the growth and yield of three Amaranthus species in Nigeria guinea savanna. Asian J. Plant Sci., 6: 906-912.
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  9. Alonge, F.O., S.P. Bako, S.O. Alonge, M.O.A. Oladipo, L. Dim and J.D. Olarewaju, 2007. Effect of NPK fertilizer application rates on leaf mineral element concentration of three Amaranthus species. Nig. J. Bot., 20: 59-68.
  10. Bako, S.P., 2006. Effects of plant age, ascorbate and kinetin applications on nitrate reductase activity and leaf protein content of maize (Zea mays L.) plants grown under heat stress. Asian J. Plant Sci., 5: 363-367.
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  11. Bako, S.P., 2006. Effects of plant age, ascorbate and kinetin applications on integrity of the photosynthetic pigment complex in maize (Zea mays L.) plants grown under heat stress. Asian J. Plant Sci., 5: 357-362.
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  12. Bako, S.P., M.J. Bakfur, I. John and E.I. Bala, 2005. Ethnomedicinal and phytochemical profile of some savanna plant species in Nigeria. Int. J. Bot., 1: 147-150.
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  13. Bako, S.P., I.I. Funtua and M. Ijachi, 2005. Heavy metal content of some Savanna plant species in relation to air pollution. Water, Air Soil Pollut., 161: 125-136.
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  14. Bako, S.P., 2005. Effects of kinetin and ascorbate on yield components of Maize (Z. mays L.) grown under high temperature. J. Trop. Biosci., 5: 33-37.
  15. Bako, S.P. and F. Adams, 2005. Respiratory weight loss in yam (Dioscorea rotundata Poir) tubers, fruits of Valencia oranges (Citrus sinensis L.) and tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) stored using plant derived materials as protective coatings in Zaria, Nigeria. Int. J. Bot., 1: 143-146.
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  16. Anongo, M.C., S.P. Bako and A.U. Ezealor, 2005. Trace metal content in relation to population of microorganisms in soils along some highways in Nigeria’s guinea savanna. J. Biological Sci., 5: 703-706.
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  17. Bako, S.P. and S.J. Oniye, 2004. Macrophyte community development and its implications for fisheries in Maigana fish farm, Kaduna State, Nigeria. J. Aquat. Sci., 19: 85-93.
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  18. Bako, S.P. and H.S. Umar, 2004. Studies on the chemical control of aquatic weeds: 2. Effect of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxy Acetic acid and maleic hydrazide on growth and nutrient status of the aquatic fern (Salvinia nymphelulla). Acad. J. Sci. Eng., 3: 140-145.
  19. Bako, S.P. and H.S. Umar, 2004. Studies on the chemical control of aquatic weeds: 1. Effect of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxy Acetic acid and maleic hydrazide on growth and nutrient status of water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes). Acad. J. Sci. Eng., 3: 134-139.
  20. Bako, L.S.P. and S.P. Bako, 2004. Disease severity and propagule source of the loranthacean mistletoes in Nigeria's Guinea Savanna. Plant Sci., 4: 81-91.
  21. Bako, S.P., R.A. Bello and L.S.P. Bako, 2003. Vegetative anatomy of the loranthacean mistletoe (Tapinanthus dodoneifolius (D.C.) Danser). Nig. J. Bot., 16: 98-104.