Uche Paschal Chukwudi has a First Class Honours in Crop Production and a Master’s degree in Horticulture from the Department of Crop Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is focused and hardworking with a lot of energy and passion for research and teaching. He rose through the cadre to become Lecturer II in the Department of Crop Science. He is social with good interpersonal skills and is a registered member of Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON); Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM); International Society for Tropical Root Crops African Branch (ISTRC-AB) and the pioneer Assistant-Secretary Crop Science Society of Nigeria (CSSN). His research interests include Horticulture, Plant breeding, Seed Science and Eco-Physiology with keen interest in data management and analysis. He participates active in group research and is very open to local and foreign collaborations. He is happily married and hails from Uga in Anambra state Nigeria.