Dr. Olasupo  Festus Olakunle

Dr. Olasupo Festus Olakunle

Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Genetics from University of Ibadan, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Plant Breeding
Plant Genetics

Selected Publications

  1. Olasupo, F.O., D.B. Adewale, P.O. Aikpokpodion, A.A. Muyiwa and R. Bhattacharjee et al., 2018. Genetic identity and diversity of Nigerian cacao GeneBank collections verified by Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs): A guide to field GeneBank management and utilization. Tree Genet. Genomes, Vol. 14. 10.1007/s11295-018-1244-2.
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  2. Olasupo, F.O., C.O. Ilori, B.P. Forster and S. Bado, 2018. Selection for novel mutations induced by gamma irradiation in cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.]. Int. J. Plant Breed. Genet., 12: 1-12.
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  3. Irondi, E.A., S. Olanrewaju, G. Oboh, F. Olasupo and A.A. Boligon, 2017. Inhibitory potential of cocoa leaves polyphenolics-rich extract on xanthine oxidase and angiotensin 1-converting enzyme. J. Biologically Active Prod. Nat., 7: 39-51.
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  4. Olasupo, F.O., C.O. Ilori, B.P. Forster and S. Bado, 2016. Mutagenic effects of gamma radiation on eight accessions of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata [L.] Walp.). Am. J. Plant Sci., 7: 339-351.
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  5. Olasupo, F.O., C.O. Ilori and A.A. Muyiwa, 2016. Radio-sensitivity of cowpea to ultra-violet radiation by pollen treatment. J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci., 8: 228-239.
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  6. Adeigbe, O.O., B.D. Adewale, A.A. Muyiwa, F.O. Olasupo and O.O. Olaniyi et al., 2016. Quantitative descriptors of cashew nut categories in Nigeria: Providing indices for superior nut selection. ARPN J. Agric. Biol. Sci., 11: 142-148.
  7. Agbongiarhuoyi, A.E., E.O. Uwagboe, O.S. Ibiremo, F.O. Olasupo and E.O. Aigbekaen, 2015. Assessment of factors associated with low yield of cashew among farmers in growing areas of Nigeria. Am. J. Exp. Agric., 6: 258-266.
  8. Adeigbe, O.O., F.O. Olasupo, B.D. Adewale and A.A. Muyiwa, 2015. A review on cashew research and production in Nigeria in the last four decades. Sci. Res. Essays, 10: 196-209.
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  9. Akanbi, O.S.O., O.A. Famaye, S.O. Ojeniyi, B.A. Nduka and N. Taiwo et al., 2013. Growth response of cashew seedlings to applied organic fertilizers of animal and plant origin on a degraded soil in Ibadan, South-West, Nigeria. Int. Res. J. Agric. Sci. Soil Sci., 3: 93-98.
  10. Adenuga, O.O., E.F. Mapayi, F.O. Olasupo, O.O. Olaniyi and A.V. Oyedokun, 2012. Nigeria’s cola genetic resources: The need for renewed exploration. Asian J. Agric. Sci., 4: 177-182.