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Eniola Omotola Oyedeji

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


2018 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
2008 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
2002 Undergraduate Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

My research focuses on identifying and controlling various diseases affecting horticultural crops along the value chain, analysis of aflatoxins in foods, Integrated Pest Management, development of botanicals, use of soil amendments and other sustainable eco friendly management practices for the management of pests and diseases of horticultural and ornamental plants.

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Chibundu N. Ezekiel; Alejandro Ortega-Beltran; Eniola O. Oyedeji; Joseph Atehnkeng;
Philip Kössler; Folasade Tairu; Irmgard Hoeschle-Zeledon; Petr Karlovsky; Peter J.
Cotty; Ranajit Bandyopadhyay (2019). Aflatoxin in chili peppers in Nigeria: extent of
contamination and control using atoxigenic Aspergillus flavus genotypes as biocontrol
agents. Toxins, 11(7), 429;
2. Temitope A. O Kehinde, I. A., Afolabi, C. G Oyedeji, E. O. (2018). Effect of storage
methods and Mycoflora on proximate composition of African yam bean (Sphenostytis
stenocarpa Hochist ex Rich) seeds. Journal of Agricultural Science and Environment,
18 (1&2):126-139
3. Oyedeji, E. O and Aminu–Taiwo, B. R. (2018). “Identification and in vitro control of
spot disease of sweet orange fruit caused by Colletotrichum gleoesporiodes. Moor
Journal of Agricultural Research, 19:54-50
4. Oyedeji, E. O. and Enikuomehin, O. A. (2017). Fungitoxicity of Aqueous and
methanolic extracts of marigold leaf and root against Fusarium oxysporum f.sp.
lycopersici in vitro. Nigeria Journal Plant Protection. 31: 83-92
5. Oyedeji E. O and Kareem K. T. (2016). In-vitro Evaluation of Some Fungicides against
Botrydiplodia theobromae: Causal Pathogen of Pineapple Dieback. American Journal
of Experimental Agriculture 11(5): 1-7.;
6. Bakare O.K, Oyedeji E. O and Ajayi, E. O. (2015). Fungitoxicity of aqueous leaf
extracts of Carica papaya and Acalyphas wilkesiana on seed borne pathogens of
Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.). Nigerian Journal of Horticultural Science. 20: 110 -114
7. Kareem K. T., Odu, B. O., Arogundade, O., Oyedeji, E. O. and Adediji, A. O. (2014).
Concentration and distribution of Xanthomonas axonopodis in citrus fruits. Nigeria
Journal Plant Protection. 28 (1) 14-20
8, Oyedeji, E. O, Kehinde, I. A. and Kareem K.T. (2013). Identification and control of
associated mycoflora of sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) in Ibadan, South western
Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Horticultural Science. 18: 101-107
9. Enikuomehin, O. A and Oyedeji, E. O. 2010. Fungitoxic effects of some plant extracts
against tomato fruit rot pathogens. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection
10. Oyedeji, E.O, Enikuomehin, O. A and Kehinde A. I. (2009). Pathogenicity of yeasts
associated with tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) post harvest rots and their
control with plant extracts. Moor Journal of Agricultural Research. 10: 53-63

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
1. A two-Day In -House workshop on Administrative practices NIHORT, Ibadan, Nigeria 2019 2. Introductory biotechnology, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, 2015 3. Effective communicat ing with the users of knowledge: Organized by African Network for Agriculture, Agroforestry and Natural Resources Education (ANAFE), Nairobi, Kenya. 2015 4. Integrated Pest Management and food safety. Wageningen, The Netherlands 2014 5. Aflatoxin analysis in food and feed, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, (IITA) Ibadan, Nigeria 2012-2013 6. Proposal writing workshop on strategies to improve sweet orange production and marketing in west Africa (RUFORUM), Entebbe, Uganda 2012 7. Africa Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Progress Monitoring Workshop. (I.I T. A), Ibadan, Nigeria 2012 8. AWARD Mentoring orientation workshop, Nairobi, Kenya 2011 9. Developing Research among Africa Environmental Scientists (DRECA) organized by Tropical Biology Association (TBA) Ibadan, Nigeria 2011

Workshop and Conference Attended

2021 Dakar Senegal IV All Africa Horticultural Congress
2019 Milan Italy III international symposium on growing media, composting and substrate analysis
2020 Nsukka Nigeria 38th Annual Conference of Horticultural Society of Nigeria
2017 kabba Nigeria 35th annual conference of Horticultural Society of Nigeria
2014 Madrid Spain III International Conference On Antimicrobial Research


• Nigerian Society of Plant Protection
Horticultural society of Nigeria
• Mycotoxicological Society of Nigeria
African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)
• Holland student alumni

Presentation given

Incidence, pathogenicity and control of fruit spots in major citrus growing areas of Nigeria
Dakar Senegal
Event: IV All Africa Horticultural Congress
Composting methods, temperature changes, microbial population and growth of marigold at different compost rates
Madrid Spain
Event: III international symposium on growing media, composting and substrate analysis
Antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of orange pomace extract
Nsukka Nigeria
Event: 38th Annual Conference of Horticultural Society of Nigeria
Effect of inoculation methods on tomato Fusarium wilt disease development
Kabba Nigeria
Event: 35th annual conference of Horticultural Society of Nigeria
Effect of storage duration on microbial load of Orange Pomace
Madrid Spain
Event: III International Conference On Antimicrobial Research

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