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 Prof. S. A. Ajayi
B. Agric.

M. Phil. (Ife),

Dr. sc. agr. (Christian Albrechts University, Kiel

 

 

                           Seed Science

                                                      
 

 

 

                                                                                 Publications

Odeyemi, O.B., Ajayi, S.A. and Olakojo, S.A. (2009) Vigour of farmer-produced maize seeds in South-West Nigeria. Submitted to Journal of New Seeds.

Oluwaranti, A. and Ajayi, S.A., 2008 Determination of moisture content of maize seed: comparison of two moisture meters with the oven method. Ife Journal of Agriculture 23(1) 33-39.

Ajayi, S.A., Dulloo M.E., Vodouhe, R.S., Berjak, P. and Kioko, J.I., 2007 Progress on the conservation of fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis) germplasm. Pp.78-88 in Vodouhe, S.R., Atta-Krah, K., Achigan-Dako, G.E., Eyog-Matig, O. And Avohou, H. (Eds.) Plant Genetic Resources and Food Security in West and Central Africa. Regional Conference, 26-30 April 2004, Bioversity International, Rome, Italy.

Ajayi, S.A., Dulloo M.E., Vodouhe, R.S., Berjak, P. and Kioko, J.I., 2007 Conservation status of Telfairia species in sub-Saharan Africa. Pp.89-95 in Vodouhe, S.R., Atta-Krah, K., Achigan-Dako, G.E., Eyog-Matig, O. And Avohou, H. (Eds.) Plant Genetic Resources and Food Security in West and Central Africa. Regional Conference, 26-30 April 2004, Bioversity International, Rome, Italy.

Ajayi, S.A., 2007. Strategies for the development of small holder agriculture and health improvement in sub-Saharan Africa. In F.-T. Gottwald. S. Keino and T.R. Fayeye (Eds.) Fostering subsistence agriculture, food supplies and health in sub-Saharan Africa. Studies in sub-Saharan Africa Vol. II. Peter Lang International Scientific Publishers, Frankfurt am Main, pp. 129-139.

Ajayi, S.A., 2007 Current trends in seed science: implications for sub-Saharan Africa. African Crop Science Crop Proceedings 8:79-85.

Ajayi, S.A and Fakorede, M.A.B., 2007. Optimum sample size for maize seedling evaluation. Ife Journal of Agriculture 22 (1) 1-10.

Ajayi, S.A., Rühl, G. and Greef, J.M., 2006. Interactive influence of maturity, storage temperature and duration on quality of maize hybrid seeds. Plant Breeding and Seed Science 54: 29-38.

Ajayi, S.A., Berjak, P. Kioko, J.I., Dulloo M.E., and Vodouhe, R.S., 2006. Responses of fluted pumpkin seeds to desiccation, chilling and hydrated storage. South African Journal of Botany 72(4): 544-550.

Ajayi, S.A. Berjak, P. Kioko, J.I., Dulloo M.E., and Vodouhe, R.S. 2006. Observations on in vitrobehaviour of the zygotic axes of fluted pumpkin. African Journal of Biotechnology 5(15):1397-1404.

Ajayi, S.A., Rühl, G. and Greef, J.M., 2006. Impact of harvesting and processing on mechanical damage of maize hybrid seeds. Seed Technology 28(1): 7-21.

Adebooye, O.C., Ajayi, S.A., Baidu-Forson, J.J. and Opabode, J.T., 2005 Seed constraint to cultivation and productivity of African indigenous leaf vegetables. African Journal of Biotechnology: 4 (13): 1480-1484.

Ajayi, S.A., Rühl, G. and Greef, J.M., 2005. Interrelations of seed quality, seedling establishment and early phenological stages in maize. Landbauforschung 55(2):79-90.

Ajayi, S.A. Rühl, G. and Greef, J.M., 2005. Physiological basis of quality development in relation to compositional changes in maize seed. Seed Science and Technology 33 (3): 605-621.

Ajayi, S.A. and Fakorede, M.A.B. 2003. Nigerian Seed Industry. International Society of Seed Technologists Reports 2(4): 21-26 (USA).

                                                                  

                                                                               Email Address: sajayi@oauife.edu.ng

 

 

 

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