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OLUWALANA, Samuel Adeniran 

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B.Sc; M.Sc.; Ph.D., (Ibadan), Ph.D. (Dresden)

  • B.Sc., University of lbadan, Ibadan 1981 -1983
  • M.Sc., University of Ibadan Ibadan. 1978- 1979
  •  Ph.D., University of Ibadan, Ibadan. 1974- 1977

Research Interest:

  • Bioprospecting (Ethno-classification and uses Forest Plants and Products), and Forest Resources Management
  • Therapeutic Forest, Natural Vitamins and Amino Acid cures, Beekeeping
  • The Schlick Prize: Award to the final year student who has shown the greatest academic progress during the three years forestry course, and who in addition, had made the greatest contribution to student activities in the University (1977), University of Ibadan, Ibadan.
  • Canadian International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Agroforestry Fellowship (1978-79) for the M.Sc. Forest Resources Management.
  • University of Ibadan Postgraduate Scholarship (1979-80; 1981-83) for the Ph.D Forest Resources Management.
  • UNESCO-UNEP International Postgraduate Fellowship (1980-81) for the Diploma of Environmental Management and Protection.
  • Merit Award: The Best Academic Staff for the 1988/89 Academic Session, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (January 1990)
  • Fellowship Award: Institute of Corporate Administration (FCAI), May, 2000.
  • University of Agriculture, Abeokuta 2000: Letter of Commendation from Vice- Chancellor
  • Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN)
  • Ibadan Socio-Economic Group, c/o University of lbadan, Ibadan.
  • Nigeria Farmers Participatory Research Network
  • Forestry Association of Nigeria (FAN)
  • Member, Forests, Trees and People Network International Rural Development Centre,     Swedish, University of Agriculture Science, Uppsala Sweden
  • Beekeepers Association of Nigeria
  • Association for the Taxonomic Study of the Flora of Tropical Africa

1.Ijalana, S. A., 1983. Questionnaire Design. A paper presented at the Workshop  on Forestry Field Data Collection and Processing. Federal Department of  Forestry, Ibadan, November 7- 11, 1983.

2.Omoluabi, A. 0. and S. A. Ijalana, 1983. Economic Methods of Evaluating Forestry Projects. Ap paper presented at the Workshop on Forestry Field Data  Collection and Processing. Federal Department of Forestry, Ibadan, November  7- 11,1983.

3.Ijalana, S. A. and P. A. Okuneye, 1991. Afforestation and Energy Conservation: A Review of Current Efforts in the rainforest Region of Nigeria. A Paper presented at the First Multi-Disciplinary National Energy  Development Conservation Conference (NEDCOM ‘91). February 12- 14, 1991. Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos

4.Ijalana, S. A. and K. A. Jinadu, 1991. Environmental Pollution and Control.  Invited Paper. Workshop on the Training of Trainers for Relief operations in Ogun State. September 23 -27, 1991. Gateway Hotel International, Ijebu-Ode.

5.Oyebamiji, L. B. and S. A. Ijalana (1992): Natural Regeneration and Artificial Regeneration in South Western Nigeria. Paper Presented at IUFRO Centennial. 1892-1992. Eberswalde, Berlin Germany. August 31- September 6, 1992.

6. Ijalana, S. A., 1994. Problems of Natural Forest Management in Nigeria. IUFRO S4. 02-03 Conference on Minimum Data Requirements for Sustainable Forest Management, Department of Forest Science, Faculty of Forestry, University of Stellenbosch, 7 -9 November 1994, stellenbosch, South Africa.

7. Ijalana S. A., 1994. Forest Plantation Resources in Nigeria. IUFRO S4. 02- 03 Conference, 7- 9 November, 1994. Stellenbosch, South Africa.

8. J. A. Shoaga and S. A. 0luwalana, 2000. Local Forest Industry in Sustainable  Management of Forest Resources. National Seminar on Participatory Approaches in Environmental Management. CCDI 2000 Community and Conservation and Devlopment Initiatives. Development as a conservation tool. 18 February, 2000. Goethe- Institut, Victoria Island, Lagos.

9. S. A. O1uwalana (Participant). Report of the International Conference on Infant and Pre-School Child Nutrition. Improving Child Nutrition through  Science and Practice. I. 0. Akinyele and S. Treche (Eds.). University of   Ibadan, Celebrating 50 years of Excellence. Nov. 18- 21, 1998.

Oluwalana, S. A: Publications

1.        “Economic Analysis of Agroforestry in the Lowland Rain Forest Zone of  Nigeria”. P h.D Thesis, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. July 1983.

2.        “Socio-Economic Factors Infiuencing the Adoption of Agro-Forestry in the     Low Land Rainforest Zone of Nigeria with reference to Ondo State”. Msc     Forest Resources Management University of Ibadan, Ibadan, September 1979

3.        “Modeling Agroforestry as an Eco-Development Strategy for the Lowland     Rainforest   Zone of Nigeria”. Final Paper for the Diploma of Environmental     Management and Protection, Technical University of Dresden, July 1981.

4.        “The Effects of Light and Temperature on Seed Germination of two     Terminalia Species: B.Sc (Hons) Forestry Dissertation, University of Ibadan,     Ibadan, June, 1977

Journals and Chapters in Books Already Published:
1.        Ijalana, S. A. 1986. Modeling Agroforestry as an Eco-Development Strategy  for the Lowland Rainforest Zone of Nigeria. In: Ecosystem Management, Technical University of Dresden. UNEP (1986). pp. 100- 104.

2.        Ijalana, S. A. And P. A. Okuneye, 1988 Agroforestry Potentials and Resources Development in Lowland Rainforest Zone of Ondo State, Nigeria. FAMAN     Journal, No.4, pp. 107- 121.

3.        O1a -Adams, B. A; and S. A. Ijalana, 1994. Conservation Education in Primary and Secondary Schools in Nigeria. J. H. Seyani and A. C. Chikuni, Proc. XIIITH Plenary Meeting, AETFAT, Malawi., 1:7-13 (1994)..

4.        Oluwalana S. A, 1996. Socio-economic Factors Influencing the Adoption of Forest-Estate-Based Agroforestry in Nigeria: A Case Study of Ondo State.  Nigeria Journal Forestry. Vol. 26 No.2 pp.41-45.

5.        Oluwalana S. A. 1997. An Economic Assessment of the Existing Teak and  Gmelina Plantations in Ogun State, Nigeria. Nig. Jour. Forest, Vol.27, (1&2),     Pp. 40 -47.

6.        Alimi, M. M. And Oluwalana, S. A; 1998. The language culture of forest  officers: A Case Study of Ogun State Forestry. Journal of Tropical     Ethnoforestry. Vol. 1: 47- 54.

7.        Oluwalana, S.A; S. Momoh, A. Dipeolu and S. 0. Asorose, 1998. A study of the contribution of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) to household income in Badagry Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos State, Nigeria.     Journal of Tropical Ethnoforestry. Vol. 1: 93-100.

8.        Oluwalana S. A. And M. F. Adekunle, 1998. Forest Plant roots in household nutrition and health-care in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. J. Trop. For. Resources Vol. 14.1, pp. 120-136.

9.        Momoh S., S..A.0luwalana, A.0.Dipeolu and A.A.Somefun, 1999.     Economic        analysis of trade in rattan (Eremosphata marcrocarpa) and rattan products in Lagos State. J. Trop. For Resources Vol. 15.1, pp. 40-51.

10.     S. A. 0luwalana, 0. M. Bankole, G. A. Bolaji, 0. Martins, 0. Alegbeleye, 1999. Domestic Water purification using Moringa oleifera Lam. Nig. Journ. For. Vol. 29 (I & 2), 1999 pp. 28- 32.

11.    Adekunle, M. F., 0luwalana, S. A and Onadeko, S. A, 1999. Wild Animal  Products in Food and Traditional Health Management in Omo Forest Reserve, Ogun State, Nigeria. Journal of Tropical Ethnoforestry. Vol. 2 (1 ): 19-29.

12.    Adeola, A. 0., Popoola, L. A., 0luwalana, S. A., and Ojo, L. 0., 1999. Gender Roles in Farm Forestry Activities in the Semi Arid Zone of Nigeria. Journal of Tropical Ethnoforestry. Vol. 2(1): 37-42.

13.    Oluwalana, S. A., Adekunle, M. F. and Momoh S, 1999. Indigenous uses of Ficus exasperata Linn. In Ogun State, Nigeria. The Bioprospector. Vol. I     No.1: 29- 35(1999)

14.    0luwalana, S. A., Ezeri, G.N.O., Bankole, 0., and 0. Banire. 1999. Uses of Forest Plants in Traditional Water Management in Ogun State, Nigeria.  The Bioprospector. Vol. I No.1:43-54(1999)

15.    Oluwalana, S. A., Adetoro, N. 0., Adekunle, M. F. and Momoh, S. (1999): Uses of Plants as Biopesticides in Indigenous Cropping System in Ogun State, Nigeria.  The Bioprospector. Vol. I No.2: 1-10 (1999).

16.    Babajide, S. 0., 0luwalana, S. A., Ajala, M. 0., and Folarin, M. 0. 1999.  Phytochemical Screening of Seeds of Acacia ni/otica (Schum. & Thonn.)  Roberty. The Bioprospector. Vol. I No.2: 27-31(1999)

17.    Momoh S. Dipeolu A.O. and 01uwalana S.A., 2000. Economics of Kolanut  Production in Ogun State. African Scientist. Vol.1 No.1, 2000. pp.33 -40.

18.    M.F.Adekunle and S.A.0luwalana, 2000.Forest Insect Biodiversity Utilization in Traditional Food in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. Intern. Jour     For. Usuf. Mngt. pp. 45 -49

19.    0luwalana, S. A, Adeola, A. 0. and E. A. Amula, 2001. Fallow Species of Medicinal Importance in Rivers State, Nigeria. Nig. Journ. Env. Res.pp.65-73

20.    Oluwalana, S. A. and Erinoso, M. K. 2001. Indigenous uses of Forest Plant  Leaves in Ogun State, Nigeria. Nig. Journ. For. Vol. 31 (1&2): 49-57.

21.    Oluwalana, S. A.; Onadeko, S. A. and Folarin, 0. M. 2001. Analysis of Honey  Samples in Abeokuta for Compositional Criteria. Nig. Journ. For. Vol. 30(2):     59-62. [Abstract]

22.    Oluwalana, S.A. & Akinsanya, A.D. 2002.Plant Exudates and their uses in Ogun State. FAMAN Journal Volume 6 No.1, 2002: 107-114.

23.    Oluwalana, S. A.& Adeola, A.O. 2002. Indigenous uses of Vernonia  amygdalina Del. In South-Western Nigeria. The Ogun Journal of Agricultural Sciences (OJAS)Vol. ii (2002):177-185.

24.    Adekunle, M. F. & Oluwalana, S. A., 2002. Utilization of Forest Plant Leaves in Omo Forest Reserve Ogun State, Nigeria. The Ogun Journal of Agricultural     Sciences (OJAS)Vol. ii (2002):238-253.

25.    Babajide, S. 0. and 0luwalana, S. A. Biochemical Analysis of Brachystegia     eurycoma Harms seeds. Nig. J.Anim. Prod. 2002, 29 (2) : 294-298.

26.    Adekunle, M. F., L. O. Ojo & S. A Oluwalana, 2002. Environment Resources Utilization: A Case Study of Plants in Traditional Health Care in Ogun State, Nigeria. Intern. Jour of For. Usuf. Mngt.3(1&2):19-24 (2002)

27.    Adekunle, M. F. & S. A Oluwalana, 2003. Forest insects and food importance in Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria. Non-wood News,10. An Information Bulletin on Non- Wood Forest Products. FAO., Rome. pp. 58-59 (March, 2003).

28.    Soaga, J. A.,Oluwalana, S. A. & Adekunle, M. F., 2003. Exploratory survey of traditional forest industries in Ogun State, Nigeria: Implication for sustainable forest management. Intern. Jour of For. Usuf. Mngt.4 (2003)

29.    D.A. Pelemo, W.O. Siyanbola, F.O. Johnson-Fatokun, F.A. Adesina, A.O. Adegbulugbe, and S. Oluwalana, 2004. A Comparative Analysis of Afforestation and Agroforestry Options for the Reduction of Carbon in Nigeria. Environtropica: An International Journal of the Tropical Environment, Vol. 1, No. 1, April-June, 2004, pp.19-33.

30.    Oluwalana Samuel and Oluwalana Funmi (2008) Remedies for Common Ailment: A Herbal and Non-Herbal Approach. Nigeria. Rohi-Care Publications. 92pp

Papers Accepted for Publication

31.    Momoh, S., Dipeolu, A., 0luwalana, S. And Opeyemi, 0., 2000: Economic Analysis of Sawmilling Industry in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area, Ogun State, Nigeria. J. Trop. For Resources Vol. 16(1):2000.

32.    Oluwalana, S. A. and L. A. Adebisi, 2000. Ethno-medicinal uses of Kigelia africana Lam.) Benth in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. J. Trop. For. Resources Vol. 16 (2).

33.    M. S. Ayodele, O. M. Folarin and S. A. Oluwalana, 2005. Pollen population, viscosity and density of local honey. Tropical Science.

Books, Chapters in Books

1.        Ijalana, S. A., 1983.Economic Analysis of agroforestry in the lowland rain forest zone of Ondo State, Nigeria. Thesis, Department of Forest     Resources Management, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria (unpublished).     In: The major significance of minor forest products: The local use and value of     forests in the West African humid zone. Community Forestry Note 6, FAO,     Rome, 1990, p.172

2.               Nigeria Country Studies Program (1996) Greenhouse gases emission reduction in Nigeria-Least Cost Reduction Strategies and Macroeconomic Impacts. Vol.3B- Forestry Sector (Prepares by: W.O.Siyanbola, F.O. Oketola, D.A. Pelemo, S.A. Momodu, A.O. Adegbulugbe, F.A. Adesina, L.O. Ojo, and S.A. Ijalana.) Report submitted to US Country Studies Program, 140pp.

3.        Adekunle & S. A. Oluwalana, 2004. Forest plants in traditional healthcare in  Owo Local Government Ares, Ondo State, Nigeria: implications for tertiary- level curriculum on-timber forest products. In: Rebuilding Africa’s capacity for agricultural development: The role of tertiary education ( A. Temu, S. Chakeredza, D. Mogotsi, D. Munthall, & R. Mulinge (eds.). African Network  for Agroforestry Education (ANAFE), Nairobi, Kenya. Pp.227-232.

Edited Conference Proceedings

1.        S.A Ijalana and Ilori, J. 0., 1991. Butterfly farming in Papua New Guinea: A  case for butterfly agroforestry in Nigeria. Forestry Association of Nigeria     1991 Annual Proceedings. pp 253-258

2.        Ijalana, S. A. and B. A. 0la-Adams (1991) : Glyphaea brevis. An Unexploited  Tropical Plant with Growing Economic Potential. The XIlIth AEFAT     Congress Abstracts.

3.        S. A. Ijalana and L. 0. Ojo, 1993. Phaseolus lunatus: A neglected food crop species under threat of extinction. In: Lost Crop of Nigeria: Implication for     Food Security. Okojie J. A. and D.U.U Okali (Eds.). pp 237-242

4.        Oluwalana, S. A. Alegbeleye, 0. and Bankole, 0, 1998. Reuse of excreta in aquaculture in Asia: Lesson for Nigeria. In: Sustainable Utilization of Aquatic/Wetland Resources. S. 0. Otubusin, G.N.O. Ezeri, 0. A. Ugwumba and, A. A. A. Ugwumba (Eds.). Selected papers from 9th/10th Annual     Conference of the Nigerian Association of Aquatic Sciences. 30th Nov. -2nd     Dec., 1995. pp 343-350.

5.        Popoola, L. and 0luwalana, S.A. 2001. Marketing of Non-timber Forest     Products in Nigeria. In: Biodiversity of the Rainforest Ecosystem in Nigeria.     FEPA-I UNAAB Linkage Centre for Forest Conservation and Biodiversity.     pp. 137-152.

6.        Okuneye, P.A. and 0luwalana, S.A. 2001. Economics of Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization. In: Biodiversity of the Rainforest Ecosystem in Nigeria. FEPA-UNAAB Linkage Centre for Forest Conservation and  Biodiversity. pp. 264- 273.

7.    S.A. Oluwalana, 2006. Medicinal applications of honey. In: Beekeeping Practice & Medicinal Application of Honey. AMREC Publications Series No. 2. pp.23-35. 8.    Oluwalana, E.O.A., Adegbite, D.A. and S.A. Oluwalana, 2006. Enterpreneurship skills development in beekeeping business and market opportunities for beehive products. In: Beekeeping Practice & Medicinal Application of Honey. AMREC Publications Series No. 2. pp.36-56.

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