Mr.

AYENI OLAWALE SUNDAY 

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Short Profile

Ayeni olawale is a vibrant, industrious, disciplined and intellectually endowed youth with a passion for learning and also imparting knowledge into others.

He was born on the 16th of February, 1992 to the family of Rt. SSG. Akinola Philips Ayeni and Mrs. Juliana Funmilola Ayeni at Oshodi-Isolo Local government area of Lagos state. Both parents are indigene of Ilesha-East Local government of Osun State, Nigeria.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUNG

Ayeni Olawale Sunday was enrolled as a pupil at Command Children School Ikeja, Lagos in 1997 where he had his elementary education and was awarded with his First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) in 2003.

He proceeded to Command Day Secondary School in 2003 where he completed his secondary school education and did his Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) in 2009.

Ayeni moved to Abeokuta, Ogun State after his SSCE in his quest for more education, being a young boy who had maintained the tempo of academic excellence from the onset, Ayeni got admitted into the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta in 2011to study Horticulture in the College of Plant Science and Crop Production.

He got involved in few social activities like sporting activities and to mention a few, he became the Sport secretary of his department when he was in 300 level and represented his department in various tournaments and competitions. In his final year in the university, he became the project coordinator for the “Skill Acquisition program for Horticulture students” and upon graduation, he was the joint best graduation student from the department in 2017.

Upon successful completion of his compulsory National Youth Service Corp in April 2018, he enrolled for his master’s program and was giving admission to study Horticulture and land Management. And in August 2021, he successfully completed the program and was awarded with a Master of Agriculture (Horticulture)

WORK EXPERIENCE

After graduation in February 2017, he proceeded for his compulsory National Youth Service Corp and as luck will have its way, he was posted to the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta in April 2017 after which the institution posted him to the Directorate of Environmental Management.

On the 1st of August 2018, he received his appointment letter and assumed his job as a graduate assistant in the department of Horticulture, College of Plant Science and Crop Production.

i. Bachelor of Agriculture (B. Agric.) in Horticulture February, 2017
ii. Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) June, 2009
iii. First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) 2003

Cropping system, Vegetable Production, Nutrient dynamics in crop growth and yield, Organic compost on crop growth.
(I) Completed
a. Leaf nutrient contents of jute mallow and soil nutrient changes with cassava peel compost.
b. Growth, yield, fruit quality, proximate content and sensory acceptability of golden melon (Cucumis melo) as influenced by intra-row spacing.

4. Ayeni, O. S., Makinde, E. A., Odeyemi, M. O., and Adeniyi, I. O. (2019). Intra row spacing on growth and yield of golden melon (Cucumis melo L.). Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON). Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, Ondo State, 18th -22th November, 2019. Pp 379-382. Published by the Horticultural Society of Nigeria.

5. Adeniyi, I. O., Bodunde J. G., Makinde E. A., Sobukola O. P. and Ayeni, O. S. (2019). Nutritive and proximate quality traits of stored tomato fruit as influenced by treatment with Gibberellic acid. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON). Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, Ondo State, 18th -22th November, 2019. Pp 1292-1296. Published by the Horticultural Society of Nigeria.

(i) Dissertations
1. Ayeni, O.S. (2017) Leaf nutrient contents of jute mallow and soil nutrient changes with cassava peel compost. B. Agric. Undergraduate Student Project, submitted to the Department of Horticulture, FUNAAB, pp. 1-45.
2. Ayeni O. S. (2021) Effects of intra-row spacing on growth, yield and fruit quality of golden melon (Cucumis melo L.). M. Agric. Postgraduate Student Project, submitted to the Department of Horticulture, FUNAAB, pp. 1-89.

(ii) Journal articles in print
1. Ayeni, O. S., Makinde E. A., Odeyemi, O. M and Sobukola, O. P. (2020). Effects of population due to intra-row spacing on post-harvest quality of Golden melon fruits. Nigerian Agricultural Journal. 51(3): 248-253. Published by the Agricultural Society of Nigeria.
2. Ayeni, O. S., Makinde E. A., Odeyemi, O. M and Sobukola, O. P. (2021). Plant density due to intra-row spacing on growth, weed control and yield of Golden melon. International Journal of Vegetable Science. 27(4): 315-326. Published by Taylor and Francis, United Kingdom. http://doi.org/10.1080/19315260.2020.1791299. Accepted June 29, 2020.
3. Makinde E. A., Odeyemi, O. M., Abiodun O. L and Ayeni, O. S. (2020). Plant spatial arrangement on growth, weed control and yield of okra. International Journal of Vegetable Science. Published by Taylor and Francis, United Kingdom. http://doi.org/10.1080/19315260.2020.1816592. Accepted August 25, 2020 (Current Edition: Vol 27)
(ii) Papers in Edited Conference proceedings
4. Ayeni, O. S., Makinde, E. A., Odeyemi, M. O., and Adeniyi, I. O. (2019). Intra row spacing on growth and yield of golden melon (Cucumis melo L.). Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON). Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, Ondo State, 18th -22th November, 2019. Pp 379-382. Published by the Horticultural Society of Nigeria.

5. Adeniyi, I. O., Bodunde J. G., Makinde E. A., Sobukola O. P. and Ayeni, O. S. (2019). Nutritive and proximate quality traits of stored tomato fruit as influenced by treatment with Gibberellic acid. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON). Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, Ondo State, 18th -22th November, 2019. Pp 1292-1296. Published by the Horticultural Society of Nigeria.

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