Dr. Matthew  Adekunle Adeleke

Dr. Matthew Adekunle Adeleke

Senior Lecturer
University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Animal Breeding and Genetics from University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Animal Breeding
Veterinary Research
Animal Reproduction

Selected Publications

  1. Adenaike, A.S., S.O. Peters, M.A. Adeleke, A.O. Fafiolu, M.I. Takeet and C.O.N. Ikeobi, 2018. Use of discriminant analysis for the evaluation of coccidiosis resistance parameters in chickens raised in hot humid tropical environment. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 50: 1161-1166.
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  2. Olamitibo, D.J., O.O. Dayo, A.M. Oladimeji, A. Mathew and O. Olajide et al., 2016. Effects of avocado seed extract in different tris-extenders on sperm and oxidative stress indices of vitrified goat spermatozoa. J. Agric. Sci., 61: 359-374.
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  3. Daramolo, J.O., E.O. Adekunle, O.M. Onagbesan, O.E. Oke, A.O. Ladokun and J.A. Abiona et al., 2016. Protective effects of fruit-juices on sperm viability of West African Dwarf goat bucks during cryopreservation. Anim. Reprod., 13: 7-13.
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  4. Adeleke, M.A., S.O. Peters, D.T. Ogunmodede, O.O. Oni, O.L. Ajayi, M. Wheto and O.A. Adebambo, 2015. Genotype effect on distribution pattern of maternally derived antibody against Newcastle disease in Nigerian local chickens. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 47: 391-394.
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  5. Sanda, A.J., O. Olowofeso, M.A. Adeleke, A.O. Oso, S.O. Durosaro and M.O. Sanda, 2014. Heritability and repeatability estimates of some measurable traits in meat type chickens reared for ten weeks in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Int. J. Biol. Vet. Agric. Food Eng., 8: 782-785.
  6. Oso, A.O., A.O. Fafiolu, M.A. Adeleke, O.A. Ladokun and R.A. Sobayo et al., 2014. Effect of dosage and application mode of L-carnitine on plasma lipid and egg-yolk cholesterol of turkeys, hatchability of eggs and post-hatch growth of their offsprings. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr., 98: 766-774.
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  7. Decampos, J.S., C.O. Ikeobi, O. Olowofeso, O.F. Smith and M.A. Adeleke et al., 2013. Effects of coat colour genes on body measurements, heat tolerance traits and haematological parameters in West African Dwarf sheep. Open J. Genet., 3: 280-284.
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  8. Yakubu, A., S.O. Peters, B.M. Ilori, I.G. Imumorin and M.A. Adeleke et al., 2012. Multifactorial discriminant analysis of morphological and heat-tolerant traits in indigenous, exotic and cross-bred turkeys in Nigeria. Anim. Genet. Resour., 50: 21-27.
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  9. Sanda, A.J., O.A. Adebambo, O. Olowofeso, M.A. Adeleke, M.O. Akinfenwa, F.C. Nworgu and R.A. Lawal, 2012. Genetic evaluation of Nigerian indigenous crossbred pullets and broilers. Thai J. Agric. Sci., 45: 197-201.
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  10. Olowofeso, O. and M.A. Adeleke, 2012. Coefficient of repeatability for numbers of eggs laid by Bovan Nera and Harco Black layer strains in phases I and II of production. Egypt. Poult. Sci., 32: 259-262.
  11. Fadare, A.O., S.O. Peters, A. Yakubu, A.O. Sonibare, M.A. Adeleke, M.O. Ozoje and I.G. Imumorin, 2012. Physiological and haematological indices suggest superior heat tolerance of white-coloured West African Dwarf sheep in the hot humid tropics. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 45: 157-165.
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  12. Birteeb, P.T., S.O. Peters, A. Yakubu, M.A. Adeleke and M.O. Ozoje, 2012. Multivariate characterisation of the phenotypic traits of Djallonke and Sahel sheep in Northern Ghana. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 45: 267-274.
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  13. Ajayi, O.O., M.A. Adeleke, M.T. Sanni, A. Yakubu and S.O. Peters et al., 2012. Application of principal component and discriminant analyses to morpho-structural indices of indigenous and exotic chickens raised under intensive management system. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 44: 1247-1254.
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  14. Adeleke, M.A., S.O. Peters, M.O. Ozoje, C.O. Ikeobi, A.M. Bamgbose and O.A. Adebambo, 2012. Effect of crossbreeding on fertility, hatchability and embryonic mortality of Nigerian local chickens. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 44: 505-510.
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  15. Ilori, B.M., S.O. Peters, A. Yakubu, I.G. Imumorin and M.A. Adeleke et al., 2011. Physiological adaptation of local, exotic and crossbred turkeys to the hot and humid tropical environment of Nigeria. Acta Agric. Scand. Sect. A: Anim. Sci., 61: 204-209.
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  16. Adeleke, M.A., S.O. Peters, M.O. Ozoje, C.O.N. Ikeobi, A.M. Bamgbose and O.A. Adebambo, 2011. Growth performance of Nigerian local chickens in crosses involving an exotic broiler breeder. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 43: 643-650.
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  17. Adeleke, M.A., S.O. Peters, M.O. Ozoje, C.O.N. Ikeobi, A.M. Bamgbose and O.A. Adebambo, 2011. Genetic parameter estimates for body weight and linear body measurements in pure and crossbred progenies of Nigerian indigenous chickens. Livest. Res. Rural Dev., Vol. 23, No. 1. .
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  18. Adeleke, M.A., S.O. Peters, M.O. Ozoje, C.O.N. Ikeobi and A.O. Adebambo et al., 2011. A preliminary screening of genetic lineage of Nigerian local chickens based on blood protein polymorphisms. Anim. Genet. Resour., 48: 23-28.
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  19. Adebambo, A.O., M.A. Adeleke, M. Whetto, S.O. Peters and C.O.N. Ikeobi et al., 2010. Combining abilities of carcass traits among pure and crossbred meat type chickens. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 9: 777-783.
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  20. Peters, S.O., M.A. Adeleke, M.O. Ozoje, O.A. Adebambo and C.O.N. Ikeobi, 2007. Bio-prediction of liveweight from linear body measurement traits among pure and crossbred chicken. Niger. Poult. Sci. J., 4: 1-6.
  21. Adeleke, M.A., S.O. Peters, A.M. Bamgbose and F.A. Adebambo, 2005. Effect of sire strains on egg production traits of crossbred chicken in South-West of Nigeria. Niger. J. Genet., 19: 92-101.
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