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       Name   Qualifications  
Area Of Specialization / Research Interest
      
    
 Dr. B. O. Odu
B.Agric. (Ife)

 M.Sc.

 Ph.D. (Ibadan)

 

 

     Plant Virology, Germplasm Health, Breeding for

     disease resistance                                                
 

 

 

                                                                                 Publications

Odu B.O., Hughes J.dA., Shoyinka S.A. and Dongo L.N. (1999). Isolation, characterisation and identification of a potyvirus from Dioscorea alata L. (water yam) in Nigeria. Annals of Applied Biology, 134:65-71.

Odu B.O., Hughes J.dA., Asiedu R., Ng N.Q., Shoyinka S.A. and Oladiran A.O. (2004). Responses of white Guinea yam (Dioscorea rotundata Poir.) cultivars to inoculation with three viruses. Plant Pathology 53: 141-147.

Odu B.O., Asiedu R., Hughes J.dA., Shoyinka S.A. and Oladiran A.O. (2004). Identification of resistance to Yam mosaic virus (YMV), genus Potyvirus in white Guinea yam (Dioscorea rotundata). Field Crops Research 89 (1): 97-105.

Odu B.O., Asiedu R., Shoyinka S. A. and Hughes J. dA. (2006). Reaction of White Guinea Yam (Dioscorea rotundata Poir.) Genotypes to Virus Diseases in Four Agroecological Zones in Nigeria. Journal of Phytopathology 154: 688-693.

Odu B.O., Asiedu R., Shoyinka S. A., Hughes J. dA. (2006). Screening of Water Yam (Dioscorea alata L.) Genotypes for Reactions to Viruses. Journal of Phytopathology 154: 716-724.

Egesi C.N., Odu B.O., Ogunyemi S.O., Asiedu R. and Hughes J. (2007). Evaluation of Water Yam (Dioscorea alata L.) Germplasm for Reaction to Yam Anthracnose and Virus Diseases and their Effect on Yield. Journal of Phytopathology 155 (9):536543.

Odedara O.O., Hughes J. dA., Odebode A.C. and Odu B.O. (2008). Multiple virus infections of Lablab (Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet) in Nigeria. Journal of General Plant Pathology, 74 (4):322-325.

Odedara O.O., Hughes J.dA., Odu B.O. (2009). Occurrence of latent virus infection in visually-rated cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp) seedlings. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection, 42 (9): 882-890.

Ojuederie O.B., B.O. Odu and C.O. Ilori (2009) Serological detection of seed-borne viruses in cowpea regenerated germplasm using protein a sandwich enzyme linked immunorsorbent assay. African Crop Science Journal, 17(3):125 132.

Sobowale A.A., Jonathan S.G., Odu B.O., Ayansina A.D.V. and Ojikutu T.K. (2010). Trichoderma longibrachiatum as an antagonist of Botrydiplodia theobromae. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection, 43(5): 479-484.

 

                                                                  

                                                                                  Email Address: bodu@oauife.edu.ng

                                                                              Alternate Email: babajide_odu@hotmail.com


 

 

 

 

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