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ADEBOWALE, Tolulope Oluwadamilare 


Short Profile

Dr. Adebowale Tolulope is a Monogastric Animal Nutritionist. He had his higher education at
the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China where he obtained his PhD
degree in Animal Nutrition (2019). He had his Masters and Bachelor Degrees from the Federal
University of Agriculture, Abeokuta where he graduated as the Best Graduating Student during
his undergraduate study in the Department of Animal Nutrition (2010). He won the prestigious
CAS-TWAS Presidential Fellowship for his doctoral degree. He is a recipient of the TWAS-
UNESCO visiting researcher fellowship (2021) and has won both national and international
grants. Some of which includes the International Foundation for Science (IFS) Award, Tetfund
Institutional Based Research Grant.
Dr. Adebowale Tolulope began his academic career at the Crescent University, Abeokuta as an
Assistant Lecturer in 2014 before he joined the services of the Federal University of Agriculture,
Abeokuta as Extension Fellow I in Agricultural Media Resources and Extension Centre of the
University in 2019. He was at the Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, Hunan, China from 2016
to 2019.
He has won many international and national academic awards. Among the awards are the
Chinese Academy of Sciences-The World Academy of Sciences Award for graduate studies, The
World Bank African Centre of Excellence for Agriculture and Sustainable Environment Award,
UNESCO-TWAS visiting researcher award, Ogun state government award for academic
excellence, graduating student award for best academic performance in the Department of
Animal Nutrition.
Dr. Adebowale has served in various capacities in the University. He is currently the Coordinator
of Extension and Adaptive Research in the University. His research interest is in the area of
dietary interactions with gut health of monogastric animals, novel alternative protein sources,
and biotechnological methods in animal nutrition. His extension activities covers the full gamut
of sustainable agricultural practices for improved livelihoods in rural areas and application of
information and communication technologies for efficient agricultural systems.
He is an early career scholar with publications in reputable national and international journals.
He has attended conferences in different countries across the world.
Dr. Adebowale Tolulope has supervised postgraduate and undergraduate students in the
University and he is happily married with children.

1. Ph.D. Animal Science (Monogastric Animal Nutrition) 2019
2. M. Agric, Monogastric Animal Nutrition 2014
3. B. Agric, Animal Science (Animal Nutrition) 2010

• Interaction of feed components on gut health indices using poultry, pig or mice as research models
• Novel sources of feed materials towards a sustainable environment and improved food production
• Application of improved processing methods (biological, biotechnology) and new feed components in poultry nutrition

xv. Award Received:


1 International Foundation for Science (IFS) Basic Research Grant (2022)
2 Tetfund Institution-Based Research Grant (2022)
3 Tetfund Institution-Based Research Grant (IBR) (2022)
4 TWAS-UNESCO Associateship Scheme (2021)
5 CAS-TWAS Presidential Award (2016)

6 The World Bank Sustainable Agriculture Fellowship (CEADESE) (2015)

Honours and Prizes

7 Best Graduating Student Award, Department of Animal Nutrition (2010)

8 Ogun State Government Scholarship (2008)

1. Coordinator, Extension and Adaptive Research, Federal University of Agriculture,
Abeokuta 2021
2. Chair, Demonstration Farm Establishment Committee, Agricultural Media Resources and Extension Centre 2021
3. Member, Committee on Media Work Display in AMREC 2021
4. Reviewer, International Journal for Food Science and Technology 2020
5. Reviewer, College of Biosciences Biennial Conference, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta 2020
6. Trainer, Ogun Central Senatorial District Poverty Alleviation Programme on Poultry and Feed Production 2020
7. Secretary, Farm Settler’s Association, Ajegunle, Mile 6, Abeokuta, Nigeria 2020
8. Trainer, Application of live-fencing against cattle invasion on farmlands to prevent farmers-cattle herdsmen clashes on Farm Settlements (Abeokuta, Nigeria) 2020
9. Facilitator, Participation of rural farmers on Improved Cassava Production Technique training via the FUNAAB radio programme (Abeokuta, Nigeria) 2020
10. CAVA-II/ACAI sensitization of farmers on improved practices for the cultivation of high-yielding cassava varieties 2020
11. Member, Development of University-wide software for internally generated revenue (IGR), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria 2020

1. American Society of Animal Science
2. Nigeria Society for Animal Production
3. Animal Science Association of Nigeria

 Adebowale,T., Yin, Y., and Kang, Y. (2019). Starch to fat ratio in piglets nutrition. Journal
of Animal Science. The American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting. Houston,
USA. 2019
 Tolulope Adebowale, Abimbola Oso, Hongnan Liu, Myrlene Tossou, Jiashun Chen, Li
Huang, Kang Baoju, Kang Yao (2017). Effect of High Dietary Niacin Supplementation on
Growth Performance, Nutrient Digestibility, Hematology, and Lipoprotein Concentrations of
Turkeys in the Early Stage. Food for Health International Conference, China.

1. Qian Jiang, Tolulope Adebowale, Junquan Tian, Yulong Yin, Kang Yao (2020). Alpha-
ketoglutarate diet affects bacteria profiles in the feces of lactating sows and their suckling
piglets. Archives of Animal Nutrition, Volume 74, Issue 1, Pages 39-56
2. Oyegunle Emmanuel Oke   , Abimbola Oso   , Oluwaseun Serah Iyasere   , Tolulope
Adebowale   , Tolulope Akanji, Odutola Odusami   , Sandra Udehi, and James Olamitibo Daramola
(2020). Growth performance and physiological responses of helmeted guinea fowl (Numida
meleagris) to different stocking densities in humid tropical environment.
Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica, Volume 53: Issue 1 (
3. Tolulope Adebowale, Yin Yulong, and Kang Yao (2019). Starch to fat ratio in piglets
nutrition. Journal of Animal Science, Volume 97 (Suppl 3): 124-125
4. Hussain T, Tan B, Murtaza G, Liu G, Rahu N, Saleem Kalhoro M, Hussain Kalhoro D,
Adebowale T, Usman Mazhar M, Rehman ZU, Martinez Y, Akber Khan S, Yin Y (2020).
Flavonoids and type 2 diabetes: Evidence of efficacy in clinical and animal studies and delivery
strategies to enhance their therapeutic efficacy. Pharmacology Research, Volume 152, Article
104629 (https://doi.10.1016/j.phrs.2020.104629)
5. Kefyalew Gebeyew, Bosenu Abera, Aklilu Bajigo, Gebremedhin Gebresilassie, Yordan
Martinez, and Tolulope Adebowale (2020). Indigenous medicinal uses, toxicity, and chemical
composition of browsing plant used by camel in Ethiopia Somali Regional State: a survey.
Tropical Animal Health and Production, Volume 52, pages1459–1466

6. Tolulope Adebowale, Kang Yao, and Abimbola Oso (2019). Major cereal carbohydrates
in relation to intestinal health of monogastric animals. Animal Nutrition, Volume 5, Issue 4,
Pages 331-339 (
7. Tolulope Adebowale, Kang Yao, and Yin Yulong (2019). The effect of dietary high
energy density and carbohydrate energy ratio on digestive enzymes activity, nutrient
digestibility, amino acid utilization and intestinal morphology of weaned piglets. Journal of
Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, Volume 103, Issue 5, Pages 1492-1502
8. Qian Jiang, Tolulope Adebowale, Junquan Tian, Yulong Yin, Kang Yao (2019). Effects
of maternal alpha-ketoglutarate supplementation during lactation on the performance of lactating
sows and suckling piglets. Archives of Animal Nutrition, Volume 73, Issue 6, Pages 457-471
9. Arowolo M. A, He J.H, He S.P and Adebowale T.O (2019). Implication of lighting program
in intensive broiler production. A Review. World’s Poultry Science Journal. Volume 75, Issue 1 ,
Page 17 – 28 (
10. Tolulope Adebowale, Hongnan Liu, Abimbola Oso, Oyegunle Emmanuel Oke, Tarique
Hussain, Adeyemi Mustapha Bamgbose, Kang Yao, Yin Yulong (2018). Effect of dietary high
niacin supplementation on performance, total tract nutrient retention, carcass yield and meat lipid
profile of growing turkeys. Animal Production Science, Volume 59, Issue 6, Pages 1098-1107 
11. Tolulope Adebowale, Abimbola Oso, Hongnan Liu, Myrlene Tossou, Jiashun Chen, Li
Huang, Kang Baoju, Kang Yao (2018). Effect of High Dietary Niacin Supplementation on
Growth Performance, Nutrient Digestibility, Hematology, and Lipoprotein Concentrations of
Young Turkeys. Journal of Poultry Science, Volume 56, Issue 2, Pages 112-119
12. Zhuo Y, Wang J, Liu H, Mou D, Adebowale T.O, Che L, Fang Z, Xu S, Liu G, Lin Y,
Feng B, Abdullah Al-Dhabi N, Li J, Duraipandiyan V, and Wu D (2017). Effects of maternal
methyl donor on the pork characteristics of offspring pigs with prenatal exposure to bisphenol A.
( Animal, Volume 12, Issue 6, Pages 1306-1315
13. Jiashun Chen, Huansheng Yang, Lina Long, Yurong Zhao, Qian Jiang, Fei Wu, Baoju
Kang, Shaojuan Liu, Tolulope Adebowale, Chenxing Fu, Kang Yao (2017). The effect of
dietary supplementation of alpha-ketoglutarate on intestinal microbiota, metabolic profiles, and
ammonia levels in growing pigs. Animal Feed Science and Technology, Volume 234, Pages 321-
328 (https://doi.1016/j.anifeedsci.2017.03.017)
14. Chen J.S, Wu F, Li F.N, Jiang Q, Liu S.J, Kang B.J, Li S, Adebowale T.O, Huang N, Li
H, Yin Y.L, Fu C.X, Yao K (2016). Growth performance, nitrogen balance, and metabolism of
calcium and phosphorus in growing pigs fed diets supplemented with alpha-ketoglutarate.
Animal Feed Science and Technology, Volume 226, Pages 21-28

15. Myrlene Carine B. Tossou, Hongnan Liu, Miaomiao Bai, Shuai Chen, Yinghua Cai,
Veeramuthu Duraipandiyan, Hongbin Liu, Tolulope O. Adebowale, Naif Abdullah Al-Dhabi,
Lina Long, Hussain Tarique, Abimbola O. Oso, Gang Liu, and Yulong Yin (2016). Effect of
High Dietary Tryptophan on Intestinal Morphology and Tight Junction Protein of Weaned Pig.
BioMed Research International, Article ID 2912418  (
16. Tolulope Adebowale, Bamgbose A.M, Oso A.O , Adejola Y.A, Ola-Mudathir F.K,
Egunlusi F, Oke O.E (2015). Blood chemistry and nutrient digestibility of starter turkeys fed
macaroni waste meal as a replacement for maize. Nigeria Journal of Animal Production, Volume
42, Number 2.
17. Tolulope O. Adebowale, Oso, A.O, Olowofeso, O., Idowu O.O, Fafiolu, A.O (2014).
Growth response, hematological indices and serum lipid profile of turkeys fed diets
supplemented with yeast and niacin. Akamai University Pacific Journal of science, Volume 15,
Number 1
18. Oke O.E, Obanla O. F, Oke L. O, Abiola S. S, Sogunle O. M, Ladokun A. O,
Adejuyigbe A. E, Adebowale T.O., and Adegbite J. A. (2014). Effect of substitution of fat with
melon seed meal on quality characteristics of pork sausages. Journal of Agricultural Science and
Environment, Volume 14, Number 1, Pages 50-57
19. Oso A.O, Oke O.E, Abioja M.O, Abiona J.A, Agbodo G.A, and Tolulope Adebowale
(2013). Growth and Physiological Response of Local Turkey (Melleagris gallopavo) offered
Dietary Vitamin C. Akamai University Pacific Journal of science, Volume 14, Number 2

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