Dr. Azubuike  Christian Ukubuiwe

Dr. Azubuike Christian Ukubuiwe

Lecturer II
Federal University of Technology, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Applied Entomology and Parasitology from Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Entomology
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Selected Publications

  1. Ukubuiwe, A.C., C.C. Ojianwuna, I.K. Olayemi, F.O. Arimoro and C.C. Ukubuiwe, 2020. Quantifying the roles of water pH and hardness levels in development and biological fitness indices of Culex quinquefasciatus say (Diptera: Culicidae) J. Basic Appl. Zool., 10.1186/s41936-020-0139-6.
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  2. Nweze, E.J., C.S. Ubani, V.E. Okpashi, R.O. Kanu, C.N. Osuji and J. Nmaduka, 2020. Effect of fresh-mixed palm oil mill effluent after short-term aging and impact assessment on selected soil enzymes. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 13: 16-22.
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  3. Ukubuiwe, A.C., I.K. Olayemi, F.O. Arimoro, I.C. Omalu and K.A. Adeniyi, 2019. Influence of fluctuating temperatures on morphometry of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquito. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 12: 533-542.
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  4. Ukubuiwe, A.C., I.K. Olayemi, I.C.J. Omalu, F.O. Arimoro, B.M. Baba and C.C. Ukubuiwe, 2018. Influence of variable photoperiod on life-stages mobilization of teneral reserves in Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae): Implication for environmental manipulation for vector control. Mol. Entomol., 9: 1-10.
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  5. Ukubuiwe, A.C., I.K. Olayemi, I.C.J. Omalu, F.O. Arimoro, B.M. Baba and C.C. Ukubuiwe, 2018. Effects of varying photoperiodic regimens on critical biological fitness traits of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquito vector. Int. J. Insect Sci., Vol. 10. 10.1177/1179543318767915.
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  6. Ukubuiwe, A.C., I.K. Olayemi, I.C.J. Omalu, F.O. Arimoro and C.C. Ukubuiwe, 2018. Morphometric diagnosis of the effects of water hardness on development of immature life stages and adult vectorial fitness of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquito. Zoomorphology, 137: 511-518.
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  7. Ukubuiwe, A.C., I.K. Olayemi, F.O. Arimoro, I.C.J. Omalu and B.M. Baba et al., 2018. Influence of rearing-water temperature on life stages’ vector attributes, distribution and utilisation of metabolic reserves in Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae): Implications for disease transmission and vector control. J. Basic Applied Zool., Vol. 79. 10.1186/s41936-018-0045-3.
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  8. Olikiabo, J.I., I.K. Olayemi, A.C. Ukubuiwe, K.A. Adeniyi, A. Aina, J.O. Oluwafemi and O.M. Samuel, 2018. Larvicidal and growth-regulatory activities of methanolic and n-hexane extracts of leaf of Ficus vallis-choudae Delile (Rosales: Moraceae) against Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). Med. Plant Res., 8: 14-20.
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  9. Odeyemi, M.O., I.K. Olayemi, A.C. Ukubuiwe and J.O. Fasoranti, 2018. Effects of gamma irradiation of egg cells on macro and micro nutrients composition of the edible larval stage of Cirina Forda (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Adv. Bioeng. Biomed. Sci. Res., 1: 1-5.
  10. Daniyan, S.Y., C.C. Ukubuiwe, A.C. Ukubuiwe, O.J. Oluwafemi and P.O. Chukwudi, 2018. Antibacterial activities of leaf extracts of Jatropha tanjorensis Ellis and Saroja (Euphorbiaceae). Med. Plant Res., 8: 21-26.
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  11. Aminuwa, H., I.K. Olayemi, A.C. Ukubuiwe, K.A. Adeniyi and M.O. Odeyemi, 2018. Evaluation of critical larval habitat physico-chemical factors on embryonic development and adult fitness of Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Malaya J. Biosci., 5: 48-56.
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  12. Abubakar, N.E., I.K. Olayemi and A.C. Ukubuiwe, 2018. Evaluation of the influence of homogenate filtrates of some larval habitat-inhabiting flora and fauna species on immature development and adult body size of Culex quinquefasciatus Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Malaya J. Biosci., 5: 57-63.
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  13. Salihu, I.M., I.K. Olayemi, A.C. Ukubuiwe, Y. Garba, A.Y. Gusau, M. Nma-Etsu and M.D. Usman, 2017. Influence of agro-chemical inputs on suitability of physicochemical conditions of rice-fields for mosquito breeding in Minna, Nigeria. J. Mosquito Res., 7: 134-141.
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  14. Olayemi, I.K., O.M. Samuel, A.C. Ukubuiwe, A.T. Ande, K.A. Adeniyi and K.O. Shittu, 2017. Larvicidal activities of leaf extracts of Adansonia digitata L.(Malvales: Malvaceae) and Ficus sur Forssk (Rosales: Moraceae) against Culex quinquefasciatus Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae). J. Mosquito Res., 7: 115-124.
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  15. Jibrin, A.I., I.K. Olayemi, A.T. Ande, F.O. Arimoro, M.O. Odeyemi and A.C. Ukubuiwe, 2017. Spatial variation in abundance of forensically important entomo-fauna inhabiting decomposing carcass in Minna, Nigeria. Int. J. Applied Biol. Res., 8: 195-206.
  16. Ikeh, G.N., I.K. Olayemi, A.C. Ukubuiwe, A.I. Jibrin, I. Shehu and K.A. Adeniyi, 2017. Contributions of commercial water-based human activity ventures to mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) in Minna Metropolis, Nigeria. Int. J. Applied Biol. Res., 8: 174-185.
  17. Adeniyi, K.A., I.K. Olayemi, K.O. Shittu, A.C. Ukubuiwe, I.M. Salihu and Y. Garba, 2017. Mosquito-larvicidal efficacy of the extract of Musca domestica Maggot against Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae), an important vector of filariasis. Nig. J. Technol. Res., 12: 54-58.
  18. Ukubuiwe, A.C., I.K. Olayemi and A.I. Jibrin, 2016. Genetic variations in bionomics of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquito population in Minna, North Central Nigeria. Int. J. Insect Sci., 8: 9-15.
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  19. Olayemi, I.K., V. Onumanyi, A.C. Ukubuiwe and A.I. Jibrin, 2016. Effects of temperature stress on pre-imaginal development and adult ptero-fitness of the vector mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). J. Mosquito Res., 6: 1-7.
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  20. Adeniyi, K.A., I.K. Olayemi, A.C. Ukubuiwe, I.M. Salihu and Y. Garba, 2016. Evaluation of Nigeria honey bee propolis, as a potential source of insecticidal lead-agent, for vector control of mosquito-borne diseases. Nig. J. Pure Applied Sci., 8: 53-58.
  21. Olayemi, I.K., T. Olupinla, A.C. Ukubuiwe, M.O. Odeyemi and I.M. Salihu, 2014. Distribution and oviposition dynamics of mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) in relation to ovitrap substratal material in Minna, Nigeria. Malaya J. Biosci., 1: 117-125.
  22. Olayemi, I.K., J. Busari, K.A. Adeniyi and A.C. Ukubuiwe, 2014. Comparative larvicidal efficacy of leaf and stem extracts of Jatropha curcas Plant, against the mosquito vector of filariasis, Culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae). Malaya J. Biosci., 1: 104-108.
  23. Olayemi, I.K., H. Abdullahi-Sani, A.C. Ukubuiwe, K.A. Adeniyi and A.I. Jibrin, 2014. Influence of ecological setting on occurrence of artificial container-breeding vector mosquito species (Diptera: Culicidae) and oviposition attraction to mineral salts in larval habitats, in Minna, North-central Nigeria. Int. J. Innov. Scient. Res., 9: 94-99.
  24. Olayemi, I.K., B. Idris, I.A.A. Ejima, K. Adeniyi, A.C. Ukubuiwe and B. Isah, 2014. The climate of North-Central Nigeria and potential influence on mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) vectorial capacity, for disease transmission. Global J. Multidisplin. Applied Sci., 2: 26-31.
  25. Olayemi, I.K., B. Akpan, I.A.A. Ejima, A.C. Ukubuiwe and O.J. Olorunfemi, 2014. Influence of rice-farming herbicide (2,4-dichlorophenoxyl acetic acid) on the development of Culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae), a major swamp-breeding mosquito vector of filariasis. Adv. Agric. Biol., 1: 131-134.
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  26. Olayemi, I.K., A.C. Ukubuiwe and K.A. Oyibo-Usman, 2014. Mosquito Species occurrence and diversity in conventional larval breeding sites in Minna metropolis, Nigeria. Int. J. Innov. Scient. Res., 9: 86-93.
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  27. Ukubuiwe, A.C., I.K. Olayemi, I.C.J. Omalu, A. Jibrin and K. Oyibo-Usman, 2013. Molecular bases of reproductive and vectorial fitness of Culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquito populations, for the transmission of filariasis in North Central Nigeria. J. Med. Sci., 13: 201-201.
  28. Olayemi, I.K., H. Yakubu and A.C. Ukubuiwe, 2013. Larvicidal and insect growth regulatory (IGR) activities of leaf-extract of Carica papaya against the filariasis vector mosquito, Culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae). Acta Biol. Malays., 2: 100-106.
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  29. Ukubuiwe, A.C., K.I. Olayemi, I.C. Omalu, M.O. Odeyemi, A.I. Jibrin and K.A. Usman-Oyibo, 2012. Comparative assessment of immature survivorship and developmental duration of culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquito vector populations in North Central Nigeria. Epidemiology, Vol. 3, No. 10. 10.9754/journal.wmc.2012.003753.
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  30. Olayemi, I.K., E.N. Maduegbuna, A.C. Ukubuiwe and V.I. Chukwuemeka, 2012. Laboratory studies on developmental responses of the filarial vector mosquito, Culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae), to urea fertilizer. J. Med. Sci., 12: 175-181.
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  31. Olayemi, I.K., G. Danlami, B. Isah, O.M. Odeyemi, A.C. Ukubuiwe and O.M. Mustapha, 2011. Indoor behaviour responses of the principal malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae), in relation to micro-climatic conditions in Minna, North Central Nigeria. Res. J. Parasitol., 6: 109-115.
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  32. Olayemi, I.K., A.T. Ande, A.V. Ayanwale, A.Z. Mohammed and I.M. Bello et al., 2011. Seasonal trends in epidemiological and entomological profiles of Malaria transmission in North Central Nigeria. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 14: 293-299.
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