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Ojo, T, Owojuyigbe A.  2021.  NICAFE 2021. 2507 REV-1, 2021/08/15. Abstract
Orimoogunje, OOI, Adeleke BO, EJABENA HO.  2021.  COVID-19 PANDEMIC: A CURSE OR A BLESSING TO THE MOTHER NATURE. :369-396., Lagos: University of Lagos Press and Bookshop Ltd.
Adeshina Afolayan, Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso, Samuel Ojo Oloruntoba (Eds.).  2021.  Pathways to Alternative Epistemologies in Africa. : Springer International Publishing AbstractWebsite
Bolaji, A.  2020.  Reproductive biology of four weedy Euphorbia species from Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 2020/05/26. 22 Abstract

Euphorbia heterophylla Linn., Euphorbia hirta Linn., Euphorbia hyssopifolia Linn. and Euphorbia prostrata Linn. are four noxious, yet economically important weeds, useful as phytomedicine in some parts of the world and also in Nigeria. Studies were carried out on their reproductive biology with a view to understanding the mode of their spread. Parameters investigated include number of days to seedling emergence, germination percentage, number of days to flowering, period to anthesis, pollinators, pollen viability, pollen size, floral structure, fruits type, seeds type, average number of fruit per plant, average number of seeds per plant and mode of seed dispersal. Results obtained showed that the seedlings of the four Euphorbia species studied emerged within 3 to 5 days; numbers of days to 50% flowering took 44 to 58 days; while flowering and fruiting continued throughout the remaining part of the year; thus exhibited r-strategy, expending more time and allocation of resources on their reproductive phases than their vegetative phases. Also differences existed in their stigma shape, perianth colour, perianth texture, pollen sizes, pollen viability as well as ripened colour of seed which were all significant characters that could be useful in delimiting the species. Furthermore, the study revealed that the four species were essentially insect pollinated and their seeds dispersed by means of explosive mechanism usually characteristic of their schizocarpic fruits. This ability as well as their tendency to exhibit r-strategy could probably account for their ability to spread and invade cultivated fields, waste lands and roadsides. ABSTRACT 001

Adesopo, A.  2020.  Development in Perspective, 06. , Kanifing: Gambia Printing and Publishing Corporation Abstract


Alashi, A, Taiwo K, Oyedele D, Adebooye O, Aluko R.  2018.  Polyphenol composition and antioxidant properties of vegetable leaf-fortified bread, 2018/08/03. Journal of Food Biochemistry. :e12625. Abstract
Ayanwale, A, Olugbade Y, Oluwasola O, Oyedele D.  2018.  Information Use for Marketing Efficiency of Underutilized Indigenous Vegetable, 2018/06/19. International Journal of Vegetable Science. 10 Abstract
Ayanwale, A, Alao O, Ayinde J, Olugbade Y, Oyedele D, Adebooye O.  2018.  Branded Radio Program and Awareness of Under-utilized Indigenous Vegetable Innovations in Southwestern Nigeria (Innovation Dissemination through Branded Radio Program), 2018/04/18. Journal of Agricultural & Food Information. Abstract
Alashi, A, Taiwo K, Oyedele D, Adebooye O, Aluko R.  2018.  Antihypertensive properties of aqueous extracts of vegetable leaf‐fortified bread after oral administration to spontaneously hypertensive rats, 2018/03/01. International Journal of Food Science & Technology. Abstract
Folayan, M.  2018.  A compendium on oral health of children around the world: early childhood caries. . , 400 Ser Avenue, Suite 1600, Hauppauge, NY, 11788.: Nova Science Publishers Inc.
Ogunba, OA, Ajayi CA.  2018.  Property Feasibility & Viability Studies. , Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press
Ogunba, OA, Ajayi CA.  2018.  Property Feasibility and Viability Studies. , Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press, Ile-Ife
Babatunde, S, Perera S.  2017.  Cross-sectional comparison of public-private partnerships in transport infrastructure development in Nigeria, 2017/10/09. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. 24:00-00. Abstract

PurposeAlthough scientific research community has shown considerable interest in identifying critical success factors (CSFs) for public-private partnership (PPP) projects, yet effort at assessing and compare CSFs within similar PPP infrastructure projects received scant attention. The purpose of this study is to identify, assess, and compare the CSFs in PPP transport infrastructure projects.
The study adopted literature review and three PPP case studies including structured interviews and review of documentary reports in each case study. The outcome of literature review provided a total list of 26 identified success factors, which was used to design a case study protocol using Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) technique. FMEA was conducted on each 26 identified success factor to assess their criticality in the three PPP case studies.
The results of FMEA revealed a total of 10 CSFs in the concession of the road; four CSFs in the concession of the airport; and eight CSFs in the concession of the seaport. Also, the cross-case analysis showed the three prevalent CSFs, this includes government involvement by providing guarantees, political support, and project economic viability.
Practical implications
The study findings including lessons learnt in each case study would positively influence policy development towards PPP transport infrastructure projects and the manner in which partners (i.e. public and private sector) go about the development of PPP transport projects.
This research would help PPP stakeholders to focus their attention and priorities in managing the identified CSFs in achieving long-term success in PPP transport infrastructure projects implementation.

Omotayo, O, Adeyinka S.  2017.  Residents Socio-economic Characteristics and Utilization of Healthcare facilities in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State, Nigeria, 2017/05/23. Abstract

Healthcare like shelter, clothing and food constitutes an important basic need for the survival of mankind. This explains why every citizen must enjoy quality health and protection from disease and proper medi-care for survival. Health therefore is a basic element of every citizen in a country. This paper examines the socio-economic characteristics of residents and their utilization of available healthcare facilities in Owo local government area of Ondo State. The data utilized in the paper draws on systematic sampling of 368 health consumers in the study area. Findings revealed that socio-economic characteristics play a significant role in determining the frequency of visits to healthcare facilities, this is substantiated with the chi-square test result that revealed a significant relationship between marital status and frequency of visits to healthcare facilities with χ² = 29.175 and significant at p = 0.004 level, age and frequency of visits (χ² = 15.016 and significant at p = 0.059 levels), as well as income of households and the frequency of visits to healthcare facilities with χ² = 20.961 and significant at p = 0.007 levels. The paper therefore concluded that efforts should be put in place to improve the socio-economic status of individuals through multi-sectoral development activities such as micro-credit facilities, empowerment/training and provision of employment opportunities which is believed will invariably improve their access and utilization of healthcare facilities.

Atoloye, IA.  2017.  Effects of a one-time compost addition on soil health in a rainfed dryland organic wheat system, 2017/04/13. Abstract

Maintaining adequate soil fertility and health is a challenge in dryland organic wheat systems. This research examines the short-term impact of a one-time addition of compost on the soil health in a rainfed dryland organic winter-wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) fallow system. Field plot experiments were established in 2015 in a semiarid dryland organic wheat field in Snowville, Utah with the following treatments: control (C), compost at 12.5 Mg/ha dry weight (CM1), 25 Mg/ha (CM2), 50 Mg/ha (CM3), positive control 25 Mg compost + 40 lb N feather meal (PC), and 2 Mg chicken manure (CMU). Soil samples were taken in May 2016 at a depth of 0-10 cm from the plots in the wheat phase of the rotation. Indicators of soil health and fertility were determined such as microbial biomass C, enzyme activities involved in the cycling of C and P, total organic carbon and nitrogen determined.The application of compost appeared to promote microbial activities with the greatest effect at CM3. Acid and alkaline phosphatase enzyme activities significantly increased by as much as 61 % and 47 % respectively. Microbial biomass carbon, dehydrogenase enzyme activity, readily mineralizable carbon, total organic carbon and total nitrogen were highest at CM3.
Based on our findings so far, compost addition stimulated soil microbial activities and boosted organic C and N in the surface layers of the soil. Outcomes of this study will contribute to the overall goal of enhancing productivity and sustainability of rainfed dryland organic winter-wheat.

Atoloye, IA.  2017.  From agricultural residues to biofertilizers: preparation and characterization for use in hydroponics, 2017/04/08. American Open Chemistry Journal. 3:1-14. Abstract