Dr. James Nte Nwite

Dr. James Nte Nwite

Associate Professor
Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Soil Productivity & Environmental Mgt from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Soil Science
62%
Agriculture Research
90%
Soil Chemical Properties
75%
Soil Physical Properties
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Nwite, J.N., C. Njoku and M.O. Alu, 2019. Effects of slaughter house wastes on soil properties and cocoyam corm yield in Abakaliki, Nigeria. Int. J. Agric. Resour. Governance Ecol., 15: 77-86.
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  2. Nwite, J.N. and C.V. Azuka, 2019. Impact of rice mill wastes dump on soil physico-chemical properties in Abakaliki, Southeastern, Nigeria. Indian J. Ecol., 46: 255-259.
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  3. Ota, H.O., D. Aja, C.C. Okolo, C.O. Oranue and J.N. Nwite, 2018. Influence of tree plantation Gmelina arborea and Gliricidia sepium on soil physico-chemical properties in Abakaliki, Southeast, Nigeria. Acta Chemica Malaysia, 2: 23-28.
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  4. Nwite, J.N., J.E. Orji and C.C. Okolo, 2018. Effect of different land use systems on soil carbon storage and structural indices in Abakaliki, Nigeria. Indian J. Ecol., 45: 522-527.
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  5. Njoku, C., M.O. Alu, O.C. Okafor and J.N. Nwite, 2018. Effect of abattoir wastes on selected soil properties in Abakaliki and Ezzamgbo Southeastern Nigeria. Nigeria Agric. J., 49: 198-205.
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  6. Alu, M.O., C. Njoku, O.C. Okafor and J.N. Nwite, 2018. Effect of abattoir wastes on selected soil properties in Ebonyi State Southeastern Nigeria. Indian J. Ecol., 45: 850-853.
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  7. Nwite, J.N., C. Njoku and M.O. Alu, 2017. Effects of intercropped legumes with maize (Zea mays L.) on chemical properties of soil and grain yield of maize in Abakaliki, Nigeria. Nigeria Agric. J., 48: 105-112.
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  8. Nwite, J.N., C. Njoku and E.N.A. Uchewa, 2017. Effects of cocoyam (Colocosia esculentus L.) planting densities on soil loss and yield in Abakaliki, South-Eastern Nigeria. Nigeria Agric. J., 48: 113-119.
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  9. Nwite, J.N., 2017. Importance of soil organic matter in fertility maintenance and productivity under farming management system in Abakaliki, Nigeria. Adv. Nat. Applied Sci., 11: 1-9.
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  10. Nwite, J.N. and M.O. Alu, 2017. Potentials of animal wastes in productivity of a sandy loam in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. Am.-Eurasian J. Sustain. Agric., 11: 1-7.
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  11. Nwite, J.N. and M.O. Alu, 2017. Evaluation of different rates of poultry manure on soil properties and grain yield of maize in a typic haplustult in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. A.m-Eurasian J. Sustain. Agric., 11: 10-17.
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  12. Nwite, J.N. and M.O. Alu, 2017. Carbon sequestration and assessment of fertility status of soil under different land uses for agronomic potentials in Abakaliki South Eastern Nigeria. Afr. J. Agric. Res., 12: 871-880.
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  13. Nwite, J.N. and C.C. Okolo, 2017. Organic carbon dynamics and changes in some physical properties of soil and their effect on grain yield of maize under conservative tillage practices in Abakaliki, Nigeria. Afr. J. Agric. Res., 12: 2215-2222.
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  14. Njoku, C., M.O. Alu, O.C. Okafor, J.N. Nwite and E.N. Uchewa, 2017. Water properties as influenced by Abattoir wastes in Abakaliki and Ezzamgbo Southeastern Nigeria. Indian J. Ecol., 4: 500-503.
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  15. Enyioko, C.O., S.O. Akande, J.N. Nwite and O.J. Kamalu, 2017. Straw mulch levels and selected soil physical and chemical properties of Oforede, Imo State, Nigeria. Int. J. Agric. Rural Dev., 20: 3216-3221.

  16. Nwite, J.N., M.O. Alu and C.C. Okolo, 2016. Productivity assessment of an ultisol contaminated with crankcase oil in Abakaliki Southeastern, Nigeria. Adv. Environ. Biol., 10: 164-171.
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  17. Nwite, J.N., M.E. Obi and J.S.C. Mbagwu, 2016. Studies on mineralization rate constants, half lives of organic wastes and its effect on productivity of Typic haplustult in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. Int. J. Agric. Biosci., 5: 85-92.
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  18. Nwite, J.N., F.C. Aya and C.O. Okeh, 2016. Evaluation of productivity and rates of application of poultry manure for remediation of kerosene oil contaminated soil in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. Scient. Res. Essays, 11: 239-246.
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  19. Nwite, J.N., F.C. Aya and C.C. Okolo, 2016. Remediation of crankcase oil contaminated soil with different sources of manure in Abakaliki, Southeast, Nigeria. J. Bioremed. Biodegrad., Vol. 7. 10.4172/2155-6199.1000350.
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  20. Nwite, J.N., 2016. Restoration of productivity of degraded soil with organic wastes amendment in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. Adv. Nat. Applied Sci., 10: 234-243.
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  21. Nwite, J.N., 2016. Response of maize to coconut husk ash application in an acid sandy-loam soil in Abakaliki, South-East Nigeria. Agric. Res. J., 53: 35-40.

  22. Nwite, J.N., 2016. Predicting grain yields of maize in an Ultisol amended with organic wastes using modified productivity index in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. Afr. J. Agric. Res., 11: 4434-4443.
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  23. Nwite, J.N., 2016. Effect of urine sources on some soil health indicators, maize yield and its heavy metals uptake in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. Int. J. Plant Soil Sci., 13: 1-8.
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  24. Nwite, J.N. and E.O. Obasi, 2016. Contributions of automobile oil contamination to heavy metals load of soil and its implication for agronomic use in Abakaliki Southeast Nigeria. Eur. J. Scient. Res., 139: 140-151.

  25. Nwite, J.N. and C.C. Okolo, 2016. Soil water relations of an Ultisol amended with agro-wastes and its effect on grain yield of maize (Zea mays L.) in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. Eur. J. Scient. Res., 141: 126-140.

  26. Aya, F.C. and J.N. Nwite, 2016. Implication of roasting goats with tyre on human health and the environment in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. J. Pollut. Eff. Control, Vol. 4. 10.4172/2375-4397.1000153.
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  27. Okolo, C.C., J.N. Nwite and P.I. Ezeaku, 2015. Evaluation of Heavy Metals Concentration in Soils at Mechanic Village Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria and the Implication for Agricultural Land use Planning. In: Soil Contamination and Conservation. Ezeaku, P.I. and K.B. Pawan (Eds.). Discovery Publishing House PVT Ltd, New Delhi, India PP: 1-11..

  28. Okolo, C.C., E.O. Akamigbo, P.I. Ezeaku, J.N. Nwite and J.C. Nwite et al., 2015. Impact of open cast mine land use on soil physical properties in Enyigba, South-Eastern Nigeria and the implication for sustainable land use management. Niger. J. Soil Sci., 25: 95-101.

  29. Nwite, J.N., P.O. Igboji and G.I. Okonkwo, 2015. Effect of integrated nutrient management on selected soil physical properties and grain yield of maize in Abakaliki, South Eastern Nigeria. Elixir Int. J. Agric., 78: 29904-29908.
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  30. Nwite, J.N., A.C. Nwogbaga and G.I. Okonkwo, 2015. Evaluation of different alternative mixes for Amaranthus cruntus L. production in Abakaliki South East, Nigeria. Elixir Int. J. Agric., 78: 29909-29913.
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  31. Nwite, J.N., A.C. Nwogbaga and G.I. Okonkow, 2015. Assessment of productivity of sandy loam in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. Int. J. Agric. Biosci., 4: 59-63.
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  32. Nwite, J.N., 2015. Rice mill wastes and saw dust amendment as soil management option for sustainable soil productivity in Abakaliki, Southeast, Nigeria. Niger. J. Soil Sci., 25: 267-276.

  33. Nwite, J.N., 2015. Residual effect of organic wastes on productivity of an ultisol in Abakaliki, South Eastern Nigeria. Eur. J. Agric. For. Res., 4: 8-17.
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  34. Nwite, J.N., 2015. Profile distribution of soil physicochemical properties under two land use systems in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. Global Adv. Res. J. Agric. Sci., 5: 141-148.
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  35. Nwite, J.N., 2015. Productivity of soil amended with rice mill wastes and sawdust in Abakaliki, Nigeria. Int. J. Agric. Environ. Biotechnol., 8: 923-931.
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  36. Nwite, J.N., 2015. Estimating soil loss and changes in selected soil properties in a Typic haplustult grown with different legumes in Abakaliki, Southeast Nigeria. J. Sci. Agric. Food Technol. Environ., 13: 83-87.

  37. Nwite, J.N., 2015. Effect of different urine sources on soil chemical properties and maize yield in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. Int. J. Adv. Agric. Res., 3: 31-36.
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  38. Nwite, J.N., 2015. Assessment of soil structural stability under different land uses using some predictive indices in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. Curr. Agric. Res. J., 3: 14-19.
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  39. Nwite, J.N. and M.O. Alu, 2015. Quantifying the productivity of spent oil contaminated soil amended with organic wastes using productivity index in Abakaliki, South Eastern Nigeria. Global J. Agric. Res., 3: 1-10.
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  40. Nwite, J.N. and M.O. Alu, 2015. Effect of different levels of spent engine oil on soil porperties, grain yield of maize and its heavy metal uptake in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. J. Soil Sci. Environ. Manage., 5: 44-51.
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  41. Njoku, C., C.N. Mbah, P.O. Igboji, J.N. Nwite, C.C. Chibuike and B.N. Uguru, 2015. Effect of biochar on selected soil physical properties and maize yield in an ultisol in Abakaliki Southeastern Nigeria. Global Adv. Res. J. Agric. Sci., 4: 864-870.
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  42. Nwite, J.N., P.O. Igboji, A.A. Jerome, P. Ngene and G. Okolo, 2014. Soil properties and grain yield of maize as influenced by organic wastes amendment in Abakaliki, South East Nigeria. J. Biol. Agric. Healthcare, 4: 1-7.
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  43. Nwite, J.N., P.N. Nnabo and F.N. Nnoke, 2014. Essentials of Agricultural Climatology and Biogeography. 2nd Edn., Nwite, J.N., P.N. Nnabo and F.N. Nnoke, Nigeria Pages: 101.

  44. Nwite, J.N., C.C. Okolo, P.I. Ezeaku and C. Enyioko, 2014. Effect of integrated nutrient management on soil chemical properties and maize yield on a sandy clay loam in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. Int. J. Agric. Biosci., 3: 278-282.
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  45. Nwite, J.N., C.C. Okolo, M.E. Obi and P.I. Ezeaku, 2014. Evaluation of productivity indices of spent lubricant oil contaminated soil bioremediated with organic wastes in Abakaliki, Southeastern, Nigeria. Elixir Int. J. Agric., 71: 25160-25166.
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  46. Nwite, J.N., C.C. Okolo and G.I. Okonkwo, 2014. Evaluation of productivity of a degraded ultisol amended with animal wastes in Abakaliki, Southeastern, Nigeria. Elixir Int. J. Agric., 71: 25167-25172.
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  47. Nwite, J.N. and G. Okoro, 2014. Changes in the properties of an ultisol amended with animal wastes and its effect on grain yield of maize of an ultisol amended with animal wastes. J. Sci. Agric. Food Technol. Environ., 13: 83-89.

  48. Okolo, C.C., P.I. Ezeaku, J.N. Nwite, C.N. Mbah and M.A.N. Anikwe, 2013. Environmental and agronomic implication of the levels of heavy metals contamination of the soils along Enugu-Abakaliki Major Highway in Southeastern Nigeria. Elixir Int. J. Agric., 61: 17040-17046.
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  49. Okolo, C.C., J.N. Nwite, P.I. Ezeaku, V.C. Ezeudo and N.C. Ojionuka, 2013. Evaluation of organic wastes on some selected soil physical properties and yield of maize (Zea mays L.) in an ultisol of South Eastern Nigeria previously contaminated with spent lubricant oil. J. Resour. Dev. Manage., 1: 54-59.
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  50. Nwite, J.N., C.C. Okolo and P.I. Ezeaku, 2013. Evaluation of the productivity of soil amended with different animal wastes in an acid ultisol at Abakaliki, Southeast Nigeria. Scient. Res. Essays, 8: 1720-1724.
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  51. Mbah, C.N. and J.N. Nwite, 2013. Introductory Soil Pedology and Physics. 2nd Edn., SNAAP Press Ltd, Nigeria,.

  52. Okonkwo, C.I., C. Onyibe, J. Nwite, T.S. Igwe, C. Njoku and C.N. Mbah, 2012. Physical characteristics and maize grain yield in an ultisol in South Eastern Nigeria amended with four animal manures. Int. Res. J. Agric. Sci. Soil Sci., 2: 77-80.
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  53. Okolo, C.C., C.N. Mbah and J.N. Nwite, 2012. Determination of heavy metal concentration of road side soils along Enugu-Abakaliki express way in Nigeria. Int. J. Res. Adv. Environ. Sci., 2: 45-50.

  54. Ngele, S.O., J.N. Nwite and E.D. John, 2012. A study of soil physicochemical properties of erosive and non-erosive sites in Edda, Afikpo South L. G. A. Ebonyi State, Nigeria. J. Sci. Agric. Food Technol. Environ., 12: 9-12.

  55. Okonkwo, C.I., J.N. Nwite, C. Onyibe, I.A. Nweke and C.N. Mbah, 2011. Animal manures mineralization and plant nitrogen uptake in an ultisol in Abakaliki Southeast Nigeria. J. Agric. Biol. Sci., 2: 123-128.
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  56. Nwite, J.N., C.N. Mbah, C.I. Okonkwo and M.E. Obi, 2011. Analysis of physical conditions of contaminated Typic haplustult amended with organic wastes. Int. J. Agric. Sci., 1: 58-63.

  57. Nwite, J.N. and C.N. Mbah, 2010. Effect of different food legumes on post-planting soil properties in Abakaliki, Southeast Nigeria. Int. J. Agric. Rural Dev., 13: 182-187.

  58. Mbah, C.N., J.N. Nwite, C. Njoku, L.M. Ibeh and T.S. Igwe, 2010. Physical properties of an ultisol under plastic film and no-mulches and their effects on the yield of maize. World J. Agric. Sci., 6: 160-165.

  59. Mbah, C.N., J.N. Nwite, C. Njoku and I.A. Nweke, 2010. Response of maize (Zea mays L.) to different rates of wood-ash application in acid ultisol in Southeast Niger. Afr. J. Agric. Res., 5: 580-583.
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  60. Nwite, J.N., C.N. Mbah, T.S. Igwe and C. Njoku, 2009. Prediction of productivity of spent lubricant oil uncontaminated and contaminated soil amended with organic wastes using modified productivity index in abakaliki, Nigeria. Nat. Sci., 7: 100-112.
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  61. Nwite, J.N., 2009. Strategies for soil conservation and management. J. Technol. Vocational Edu., 3: 63-68.

  62. Mbah, C.N., J.N. Nwite and I.A. Nweke, 2009. Amelioration of spent oil contaminated ultisol with organic wastes and its effect on soil properties and maize (Zea mays L.) yield. World J. Agric. Sci., 5: 163-168.
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  63. Nwite, J.N., C.I. Okonkwo, C.N. Mbah, O.O. Ekwe and E.N. Uchewa, 2008. Effect of alley cropping with Gliricidia sepium and NPK fertilizer application on soil chemical properties and yield of Amaranthus cruntus L. Int. J. Trop. Agric. Food Syst., 2: 230-233.
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  64. Nwite, J.N. and M.E. Obi, 2008. Quantifying the productivity of selected soils in Nsukka and Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria using Productivity Index. J. Agric.Food. Environ. Ext., 7: 170-178.
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  65. Nwite, J.N., C.N. Mbah and S.O. Eze, 2007. Effect of surface removal on Soil physicochemical degradation and grain yield of maize in Abakaliki,Southeast Nigeria. J. Technol. Vocational Edu., 2: 1-8.

  66. Nwite, J.N., C.N. Mbah and S.I. Nwankwo, 2007. Evaluation of Index methods to predict productivity of soils in Abakaliki, Southeast Nigeria. Nigeria J. Trop. Agric., 9: 183-193.

  67. Nwite, J.N., 2007. The potential of waste compost in increasing soil fertility. J. Res. Agric., 7: 116-119.

  68. Nwite, J.N. and S.A. Iyaka, 2007. Effect of soil properties on maize grain yield in Abakaliki in Ebonyi State. Int. J. Agric. Rural Dev., 10: 76-79.

  69. Mbah, C.N., J.N. Nwite, E.O. Okporie and O. Akosim, 2006. Top-soil and Sub-soil productivity of a Typic Haplustult forest and municipal wastes management. J. Applied Sci., 1: 6745-6753.

  70. Mbah, C.N., J.N. Nwite, E.O. Okporie and O. Akosim, 2006. Effect of organic wastes on chemical properties and productivity of spent oil polluted Ultiosl in Abakliki Southeastern Nigeria. Niger. J. Trop. Agric., 8: 51-57.

  71. Nwite, J.N., C.N. Mbah and E.O. Ogah, 2005. Productivity assessment of upland soil in Abakaliki, Southeastern Nigeria. J. Technol. Educ. Nigeria, 10: 38-41.
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  72. Nwite, J.N. and M.E. Obi, 2005. Productivity assessment of flood plain and upland soils in Abakaliki Southeastern Nigeria. J. Agric. Social Res., 5: 55-64.

  73. Nwite, J.N. C.N. Mbah and M.E. Obi, 2005. Predicting maize yield on a sandy clay loam using modified productivity index in Nsukka, Southeast Nigeria. World J. Biotechnol., 7: 1016-1024.

  74. Mbah, C.N., J.N. Nwite, C.I. Okonkwo, E.N. Ogbodo, J.S.C. Mbagwu and M.A.N. Anikwe, 2005. Trace elements in maize (Zea mays L.) as influenced by incorporation of animals wastes in Dystric leplosol in Southeastern Nigeria. J. Sci. Agric. Food Technol. Environ., 6: 33-39.

  75. Mbah, C.N. Nwite and M.A.N Anikwe, 2005. Effect of surface application of organic wastes on selected subsurface physicochemical properties of an ultisol in southeastern Nigeria. J. Sci. Eng. Technol., 13: 6897-6907.

  76. Nwite, J.N., C.I. Okonkwo and I.I. Ekpe, 2004. Effect of different forms of dried Paincum maximum on soil physicochemical properties in Abakaliki. J. Sci. Agric. Food Technol. Environ., 15: 31-37.

  77. Nwite, J.N. and F.N. Nnoke, 2004. Productivity Assessment of floodplain soils in Abakaliki, Southeast Nigeria. Niger. J. Soil Sci., 15: 51-56.

  78. Ekpe, I.I., E.N. Ogbodo, J.N. Nwite and E.O. Okporie, 2004. Effects of ammonium and nitrate nitrogen on dry-matter production and nutrient uptake of maize (Zea mays) on typic haplustult and sahel soil in Nigeria. J. Sust. Trop. Agric. Res., 11: 68-75.

  79. Ekpe, I.I, E.O. Okporie, E.N. Ogbodo and J.N. Nwite, 2004. Physicochemical properties of four ultisol under different vegetation cover in Southeastern Nigeria. J. Sci. Agric. Food Technol. Environ., 5: 74-78.

  80. Okonkwo, C.I. and J.N. Nwite, 2003. Effect of phosphate fertilizer and inoculation with va-mycoorhizal fungi on performance of sweet potato (impomea batata L.). Int. J. Res. Applied Sci. Eng. Technol., 3: 22-26.

  81. Nwankwo, S.I., J.N. Nwite and K.E. Chukwu, 2000. Impact of municipal waste disposal on soil characteristic in Abakaliki. J. Res. Agric., 7: 10-13.