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KEHINDE, Iyabode Adekemi 

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Prof. Iyabode Kehinde is a Professor of Plant Pathology. She bagged a Ph.D. degree in Plant Pathology from the University of Ibadan in 2008.

Prof Kehinde was the Head of Programme, Foundation Science Programme at the Institute of Human Resources Development (INHURD), FUNAAB from 2010 to 2014 and Pioneer Head of programme, Cambridge 'A' Levels ins the same Institute from 2012-2014. She became the Pioneer Head, Department of Pure and Applied Botany, a position she held for two terms (2014 - 2020). She was later appointed Director, Academic Planning Unit of the Institution in February 2020. She is the first female to hold this position.

Prof Iyabode belongs to many professional bodies which include The Nigerian Society for Plant Protection (NSPP), Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON), American Phytopathological Society (APS). She is a member of the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and The Nigerian Association of University Women (NAUW).

She has attended several conferences, both local and international and won several fellowships. She has several publications to her credit published in reputable national and international journals. She has supervised many B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD research works.

Phd., University of Ibadan, Ibadan                    –    2008

M.Sc., University of Ibadan, Ibadan                    –    1995

B.Sc., University of Ibadan, Ibadan                    –    1992

Research in Progress:

  1. Efficiency of some botanicals for disease control of African Yam Bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) in South Western, Nigeria.
  2. Biological control of diseases of African Yam Bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) in South Western, Nigeria

Research Completed:

 

  1. Mycoflora associated with fifteen varieties of stored seeds of Sesamum indicum and their effect on nutritional value
  2. Effect of seed sorting and biopesticides on fungal infection and seedling vigour on fifteen varieties of sesame (Sesamum indicum) seeds.
  3. Antifungal activities of some plant extracts on seed germination and fungal infection of sesame.
  4. Field diseases of African Yam Bean (AYB) (Sphenostylis stenocarpa).
  5. Storage diseases of African Yam Bean (AYB) (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) and their effect on nutritional value.
  • Sponsorship by Kirk house Trust Foundation, Supporting research and education in the Biological Sciences         2011
  • Post Doctoral fellowship by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)            2010 – 2013
  • Sponsorship by ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation fellowship                    2011
  • Fellowship by The Netherlands Government sponsorship through NUFFIC                                2009
  • Fellowship by the International Exchange Centre, China            2007
  • Fellowship by Division for International Cooperation of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MASHAV)        2003

DEAN, College of BIOSCIENCES

Member, American Phytopathological  Society

Member, American Society for Microbiology

Member,  Organic Agriculture for Tertiary Institution in Nigeria (OAPTIN)

Member, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM)

Member, Nigerian Society for Plant Protection (NSPP)

Member, Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON)

Member, Nigerian Association of University Women (NAUW)

Member, Third World Organisation of Women in Science (TWOWS)

PROCEEDINGS

1.    Kehinde, I. A. and Fafunso, M. I. (2007). Microbial load and chemical quality of roselle juice during storage. Proceedings of the 41st conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria Samaru 2007. 676-679.

(i)    Mushroom growers Conference held at Bells University of Technology, Nigeria. 2010

(ii)    Botanical Society Conference     held at Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Nigeria. 2009

(iii)    4th Conference/ Workshop on Mushroom Growers Association. Held at University of Agriculture Abeokuta (UNAAB), Nigeria. 2009

(iv)    2nd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Environmental Management (NISEM)  held at UNAAB. 5th – 8th September, 2005

(v.)    1st National Conference of Organic Agriculture Project in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria (OAPTIN) held at UNAAB. 25th – 28th  October, 2005

(vi)    30th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Plant Protection (NSPP) held at UNAAB. 1st  – 4th September, 2002

(vii)    11th Annual Conference of the Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON) held at UNAAB. 10th – 13th March, 2002

INFORMATION ON FELLOWSHIPS, MASTER’S PROJECTS AND PH.D. THESIS SUPERVISED

1.    Evaluation of some botanicals for the control of diseases of African Yam Bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) in South Western, Nigeria.   Ogungbe, Oluseyi Folarin (09/0106) M.Sc. Pathology in view                    -Major

2.    Pathogenicity of fungi associated with foliar diseases of melon and their control with plant extracts. Adewole Awokoya, Adedoyin (08/0277) M.Sc. Pathology in view  (On-going)                                     Co-Supervisor

3.    Incidence of fungal contamination and mycotoxin  accumulation in local and imported wheat in Nigeria. Egbotan Ayotokunbo Oluwole (09/0123) M.Sc. Pathology in view (On-going)                                    Co-supervisor

4.    Evaluation of saw dust extraction from tropical tree species in the management of foliar diseases of Sesamum indicum in Abeokuta, South western, Nigeria Fashola Olutoye Olusola (06/0097)  Ph.D.  Pathology in view  (On-going)            Co-supervisor

(a)    Dissertation

1.    Kehinde, I.A. (1992).  Fungi associated with postharvest decay of fresh produce B.Sc. Dissertation, University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

2.    Kehinde, I.A. (1995). The effect of fungi infection on the nutritional value of breadfruit (Artocarpus communis) M.Sc. Dissertation, University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

3.    Kehinde, I.A. (2008) Field and storage fungal pathogens of egusi melon, Citrullus lanatus   (Thunb) Mansf. in South-Western, Nigeria.    Ph.D Thesis,  University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

(b)    Articles in Learned Journals

1.    Enikuomehin, O. A. and Kehinde, I. A. and Shokalu, O. (1999).  Pathogenicity of fungi associated with Rain-fed wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in South-Western Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Plant Protection 18: 67-74, Published by Nigerian Society for Plant Protection (NSPP)

2.    Kadiri, M and Kehinde, I. A. (1999). Production of grain mother and planting spawns of Lentinus subnudus. Nigerian Journal of  Botany.  12 (1): 37 – 44, Published by Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON)

3.    Amusa, N. A., Kehinde, I. A. and Ashaye, O.A. (2002). Bio-deterioration of breadfruit (Artocarpus communis) in storage and its effects on the nutrient composition. African Journal of Biotechnology  1 (2): 57-60, Published by Academic Journals (Kenya) Available online at http:/www.academicjournals.org/AJB/

4.    Amusa, N. A., Kehinde, I. A. and Adegbite, A. A. (2004). Pepper (Capsicum frutescens) fruit anthracnose in the humid forest region of South- western, Nigeria. Journal of Nutrition and Food science. 34 (3):130-134, Published by Emerald Group Publishing Limited, United Kingdom. Available online at http:/www.emeraldinsight.com/0034-6659.htm

5.    Kehinde, I. A., Maduka, D. E. and Agbeniyi, S. O. (2005). Biological control in vitro of Phytopthora megakarya, the causal organism of black-pod disease of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.). Moor Journal of Agricultural Research. 6 (1&2): 87-91. Published by Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Obafemi Awolowo University.

6.    Nejo, O.J., Adeoti, A. Y. A., Popoola, A. R., Bodunde, J. G. and Kehinde, I. A. (2005). Effect of leaf spot diseases (Coniella musaiaensis) on growth Performance of selected lines of roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) under the derived forest condition of Abeokuta,  South West Nigeria. ASSET Series B 4 (1): 47 – 55, Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

7.    Kehinde, I. A. and Kadiri, M. (2006). Postharvest spoilage fungi of sweet potatoes. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal for the tropics. 3 (2): 158-159, Published by Biological Sciences Department, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria.

8.    Kadiri, M., Kehinde, I. A. and Adegboye, O. T. H. (2006). Response of Lentinus sunudus Berk to varying pH and photoperiods. Nigerian Journal of Science. 40: 86-91, Published by Science Association of Nigeria Available online at www.worldcat.org/02449124

9.    Nejo, O.J. and Kehinde, I. A. (2007). Effect of sowing date on the incidence and severity of Cercospora leaf spot induced by Cercospora hibiscina in Roselle Hibiscus sabdariffa L. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal for the tropics. 4 (1): 168- 171, Published by Biological Sciences Department, Bayero University, Kano

10.    Kehinde, I. A., Akinyemi, O. F. and Enikuomehin, O. A. (2007). Effect of heat treatment on fruit quality, surface structure and control of Botryodiplodia theobromae on African star apple (Chrysophylluum albidum G. Don). Nigerian Journal of Plant Protection. 24: 55-61. Published by Nigerian Society for Plant Protection

11.    Enikuomehin, O. A. and Kehinde, I. A. (2007) In vitro screening of some tropical ash samples against seedborne pathogens of wheat (Triticum aestivum L). Australasian Plant Pathology. 36 : 587 -590, Published by CSIRO Publishing. Available online at http:/www.publish.csiro.au/journals/app

12. Nejo, O. J., Adeoti, A. Y. A., Popoola, A.R. and Kehinde, I.A. (2007). Effect of foliar application of fungicides on incidence and severity of leaf spot disease of Roselle induced by Coniella musaiaensis B. Sutton var. hibisci.  Moor Journal of Agricultural Research. 8 (2): 63-67, Published by Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Obafemi Awolowo University.

13.    Enikuomehin, O. A. and Kehinde, I. A. (2008). Field response of Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) Cultivars to Alternaria Leaf Blight in South-Western Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Plant Protection. 25: 9 – 11. Published by Nigerian Society for Plant Protection

14. Kehinde, I. A. (2009). Incidence of melon diseases in farmers’ fields in South-western Nigeria:   Mildews and Leaf spots. African Journal of Pure and Applied Science Vol 2 (2), Published by Olabisi Onabanjo University.

15. Oyedeji, E., Kehinde, I. A. and Enikuomehin, O. A. (2009). Pathogenicity of Yeasts associated with Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) post-harvest rots and their control with plant extracts. Moor Journal of Agricultural Research. 10: 53-63, Published by Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Obafemi Awolowo University.

16. Kehinde, I. A. (2010). Fungitoxicity of essential oils of some tropical plants to fungal pathogens of melon (Citrullus lanatus (Thunb. Mansf.). Nigerian Journal of Mycology. 3 (1): 30 – 38, Published by Mycological Society of Nigeria (MYCOSON)

17. Kehinde, I. A. and Ikenga, P. (2010). Microorganisms associated with fruit fermentation for seed extraction of “egusi melon” (Citrullus lanatus (Thunb. Mansf.). Nigerian Journal of Mycology 3 (1): 110 – 119, Published by Mycological Society of Nigeria (MYCOSON)

18. Kehinde, I. A. (2011). Response of melon cultivars to natural infection by diseases in South western Nigeria. International Journal of Biology Vol 3 (4): 47 – 55. Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education Ltd. Available online at http:www.ccsenet.org/ijb/

19. Kehinde, I. A. (2011). Seedborne fungi and associated abnormalities of melon seeds in South western, Nigeria. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal for the tropics.. Vol 8 (3): 181-185. Published by Bayero University.

20. Okechukwu, R.U., Kehinde, I. A., Afolabi, C.G., James, B. and Egesi, C.  (2011). Distribution of improved varieties of cassava and potential impact to root yield and disease reduction in Nigeria. African Journal of Root and Tuber Crops Vol 9 (1): 58-63 Published by International Society for Tropical Root Crops- Africa Branch (ISTRC-AB)

21. Afolabi, C. G., Okechukwu, O. C., Kehinde, I. A. Okechuckwu, R.U. (2011).Assessment of farmer’s field for root rot disease on improved cassava varieties released in Nigeria. African Journal of Root and Tuber Crops Vol 9 (1): 50-57. Published by International Society for Tropical Root Crops- Africa Branch (ISTRC-AB)

22. Kehinde, I. A. (2011). A survey of fungal pathogens associated with egusi melon (Citrullus lanatus) in South Western, Nigeria. ASSET. Series B Volume 10 Number 1, Published by University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria 20th June, 2011


(c)    Edited conference proceeding

1.    Kehinde, I. A. and Fafunso, M. I. (2007). Microbial load and chemical quality of roselle juice during storage. Proceedings of the 41st conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria Samaru. 676-679. Published by Agricultural Society of Nigeria

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