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Elizabeth Anu Ajayi

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Ibadan General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2010 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
2004 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

• Isolates and maintains cultures of Aspergillus section flavi contaminated corn kernels, groundnut and soil samples and other microorganisms for further study. • Performs various laboratory experiment such a mutant development, competition, complementation and so on. • Lead the team that developed Aflasafe Tm (biocontrol pesticide) for Mozambique • Extracts and quantified DNA from maize samples

Publications resulting from Research: 

• Development of rapid screening technique for resistance to lowland leaf blight of maize
• First report of Taro (Coloeasia esulenta) leaf blight caused by Phytophthora colocasiae in Nigeria
• Genetically distinct Cercospora species cause grey leaf spot of maize (Zea mays L.) in Nigeria.

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