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Dr. Adekiya Aruna Olasekan was born at Owo, Ondo State Nigeria on the 15th May 1967. He attended The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) where he obtained B.Agric Tech. (Crop production) in 1995 and M.Agric Tech. (Soil Management) in the year 2000. He joined the services of the Ondo State Teaching Service Commission in 2000 as class teacher. He latter obtained his Ph.D in Soil Management in 2014 from FUTA. He is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State. He is member of Soil Science Society of Nigeria, member, International Soil Tillage Research Organization (ISTRO) and member Agricultural Society of Nigeria. His research interest is Soil Tillage, Mulching and use of Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers. His is blessed with a dependable wife and three children, Ibukun , Tolu and Seun.
Adekiya, A.O., Ojeniyi S.O., Agbede, T.M. and Ewulo B.S. (2014).Influence of tillage and poultry manure on soil properties and cormel yield of cocoyam. Nigerian Journal of Soil and Tillage Research 1: 93-102
Agbede, T.M. andAdekiya, A.O.and Ogeh. J. S. (2014). Response of soil properties and yam yield to Chromolaena odorata (Asteraceae) and Tithonia diversifolia(Asteraceae) mulches. Achives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 60:2, 209-224
Agbede, T.M. andAdekiya, A.O.and Ogeh. J. S. (2013). Effect of organic fertilizers on yam productivity and some soil properties of a nutrient-depleted tropical Alfisol. Achives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 59(6):803-822.
Agbede, T.M. and Adekiya, A.O. (2013) Soil properties and yam yield under different tillage systems in a tropical Alfisol, Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 59(4): 505-519
Agbede, T.M. and Adekiya, A.O.and Ogeh. J. S. (2013) Effect of Chromolaena and Tithonia mulches on soil properties, leaf nutrient composition, growth and yam yield. West African Journal of Applied Ecology 21(1), 15-29.
Agbede, T.M. andAdekiya, A.O. (2012). Effect of poultry manure on soil fertility, growth and yield of white yam and yellow yam.University of Khartoum Journal of Agricultural Sciences 20 (3): 286-303.
Agbede, T.M. andAdekiya, A.O. (2012) Effect of wood ash, poultry manure and NPK-15-15 -15fertilizer on soil and leaf nutrient composition, growth and yield of okra Abelmoschus esculentum on a degraded Alfisol of south west Nigeria. Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture. 24 (4):314-321
Adekiya, A.O., Ojeniyi S.O. and Agbede, T.M. (2012). Poultry manure effects on soil properties, leaf nutrient status, growth and yield of cocoyam in a tropical Alfisol. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science 22 (2): 30-39
Adekiya, A.O., Ojeniyi S.O. and Agbede, T.M. (2011). Soil physical and chemical properties and cocoyam yield under different tillage systems in tropical Alfisol.Experimental Agriculture. 47 (3), 477-488.
Agbede, T.M. and Adekiya, A.O. (2011). Evaluation of sweet potato Ipomoea batatas L.) performance and soil properties under tillage methods and poultry manure levels. Emirate Journal of Food and Agriculture 23(2): 166-179.
Adekiya, A.O. and Ojeniyi, S.O. (2011). Soil physical properties and cocoyam performance as influenced by tillage on an Alfisol in southwest Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science 21 (1) 16-21.
Adekiya, A.O. and Agbede, T.M. (2009). Growth and yields of tomato Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) as influenced by poultry manure and NPK fertilizer. Emirate Journal of Food and Agriculture21 (1): 10-20
Adekiya, A.O., Agbede, T.M. and Ojomo, A. O. (2009). Effects of tillage methods on soil properties, nutrient content, growth and yield of tomato on an Alfisol of southwestern Nigeria.American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 3(3): 348-353.
Agbede, T.M. and Adekiya, A.O. (2009). Tillage effects of soil properties and performance of sweet potato on an Alfisol in southwestern Nigeria. American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 3(3):561-568.
Adekiya, A. O. and Ojeniyi, S. O. (2002). Evaluation of tomato growth and soil properties under methods of seedling bed preparation in an Alfisol in the rainforest zone of southwest Nigeria.Soil and Tillage Research 64: 275-279
SOS511: Soil Physics
SOS311: Introductory Pedology and Soil Physics
FPT431: Irrigation and Soil Water Conservation
FPT 433: Soil Survey Land Use and Agro climatology
SOS 513: Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition
SOS 521: Soil Survey & Land Use Planning
SOS 523: Principles of Soil water Conservation and Management
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