Prof. Mrs. NDUBUAKU Uchenna Mabel.

Department: Crop Science
Faculty: Agriculture
Designation : Professor
Email: uchenna.ndubuaku@unn.edu.ng
Phone: 080


Publications (Articles and Journals):

Current Research Publications
 1. Ndubuaku, U. M., Ndubuaku, T. C. N. and Ike, E. (2011). Effects of Moringa oleifera leaf extract on morphological and physiological growth of cassava and the efficacy in control of Zonocerus variegates. Agro-Science Journal of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Extension, Volume 10 (2): 78-82.

2. Ndubuaku, N. E., Ezeaku, P. I. and Ndubuaku, U. M. (2012). Contributions of Moringa (Moringa oleifera) tree foliage to enrichment of plant nutrients in soils of Nsukka, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Ecology, China. Volume 5(3): 34-44.                          

3. Ndubuaku, U. M. (2012). Moringa oleifera Lam: A millennium crop against climate change and food insecurity threats in Nigeria. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Lecture Series and Research Output, 2010-2012, pp 100-115 

4. Ndubuaku, U. M. (2012). Yield characteristics of Moringa oleifera across different ecologies in Nigeria as an index of its adaptation to climate change. Journal of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Ecology, China (in Press).                                                                                      
Current Conference Proceedings
5. Ndubuaku, U. M. and Ike, E. (2010). Use of Moringa oleifera leaf extract in the control of Zonocerus     variegatus in the production of Manihot species. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on     Organic Agriculture held in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria held from November 21st-24th ,       2010, pp186-191.

6. Ndubuaku, U. M. (2011). Evaluation of yield characteristics of Moringa oleifera plants grown in different ecological locations of Nigeria as a study of its adaptation to climate change. Book of Proceedings of the 6th Annual National Conference of the Society for Occupational     Safety and  Environmental Health held from 8th -11th November, 2010, pp 72-82.

Other Publications
 Books:
7.  Ndubuaku, T. C. N. and Ndubuaku, U. M. (2005). A Guide to Agricultural Chemicals    
    Available in Nigeria (Insecticides, Fungicides and Herbicides). Volume 1, Answers Communication Concepts, Apata Lagos, Nigeria.  64 pp.

8. Ndubuaku, T. C. N., Asogwa, E. U.  and Ndubuaku, U. M.  (2005). Bibliography of Research         Publications on Cocoa (Theobroma cacao). Answers Communication  Concepts, Apata Lagos, Nigeria. 110 pp.

9. Ndubuaku, T. C. N., Asogwa, E. U.  and Ndubuaku, U. M.  (2005).   Bibliography of Research Publications on Kola (Cola acuminata and Cola nitida). Answers Communication  Concepts, Apata Lagos, Nigeria. 34 pp.

10. Ndubuaku, U. M.  and Ndubuaku, T.C. N.  (2010). Handbook on bare-root transplanting of  cocoa seedlings. Farmer’s Guide. University of Nigeria Press Limited, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 18 pp.

11.  Ndubuaku, U.M. (2010). Progress in production of cocoa, kola, sugarcane and maize. University of Nigeria Press Limited, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 66pp.

12.  Ndubuaku, T. C. N. and Ndubuaku, U. M.  (2011). Moringa oleifera; Medicinal and nutritional crop: Its botany, production and utilization. University of Nigeria Press Limited, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 47pp.

13. Ndubuaku, U. M. and Dimelu, N. I. (2011). Moringa dishes and products in South Eastern Nigeria . University of Nigeria Press Limited, University of Nigeria, 29pp.

14.  Ndubuaku, U. M. Principles of forestry, crop physiology, nutrition and anatomy. University of Nigeria Press Limited, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, (in press).

15. Ndubuaku, U. M. Economic crops of Nigeria. University of Nigeria Press Limited, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, (in press).

Chapter in Book
16. Ndubuaku,  U. M., Nassir, A. L and Osunlaja, S. O.  (1997). Tree crop production,   processing and utilization. In Essentials of General Studies (Culture, Agriculture and   Computer) 2:     145-167.  
 
Journal Articles
17. Chinwuko, U. M. and Lucas, E. O. (1986). The effect of different particle sizes of sawdust and forest topsoil on germination, growth and development of two cocoa varieties in the nursery.  Turrialba 36 (3): 307-314

18. Ndubuaku, U. M. (1997). Effect of previous land-use on growth and nutrient uptake of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) seedlings. Nigerian Journal of Tree Crop Research, l (2): 78-87

19. Ndubuaku, U. M. and. Lucas, E. O. (1998). Evaluation of copper accumulation in soils under cocoa sprayed with copper-based fungicides and the effects of different copper levels on growth of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) seedlings.  Nigerian Journal of Tree Crop Research 2(2): 39-50.

20. Ndubuaku, U. M. and Lucas, E. O. (2000). Nutrient release and fertilizer need of soils of old cocoa plots.  Nigerian Journal of Science 34 (4): 381-387.
 
21. Ndubuaku, U. M and Oyekanmi, E. O.  (2000). Preliminary effect of sawdust/ topsoil mixtures on germination, root volume and other growth parameters of F3 Amazon cocoa seedlings in the nursery; Nigerian Journal of Science   34 (4): 389-394.

22. Ndubuaku, U. M. (2003).  Effects of nursery beds and different sizes of polythene bags on germination, growth and development of cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) seedlings Trop. Agric. (Trinidad), 80(1): 54-58.
               
23. Ndubuaku, U. M and Kassim, A. (2003).  Use of organic and inorganic fertilizers to improve the rate of cocoa seedling establishment in the field in Nigeria.   International Tree Crop Journal (Forests, Trees and Livelihood) U.K.  13: 101-106.

24. Ndubuaku, U. M. and Ndubuaku, T. C. N. (2004).  Effects of bean condition on germination and nursery performance of some selected Theobroma cacao L. genotypes. The Ogun Journal of Agricultural Sciences 3: 202-209.

25. Ndubuaku, U. M. (2005). Bare-root transplanting of cocoa seedlings: 2. Effect of different planting hole diameters on establishment of bare-root F3 Amazon cocoa seedlings transplanted into the field. International Research and Development Journals: Journal of Research in Agriculture 2(1): 13-16.
   
26. Ndubuaku, U. M. (2005).  Evaluation of transplanted bare-rooted cocoa seedlings for     enhanced field establishment under different preservation methods. Moore Journal of     Agricultural Research 6(1): 24-29.

27. Ndubuaku, U. M. and Ndubuaku, T.C.N. (2005).  Use of weevil infested Cola nitida nuts for  production of nursery seedlings. International Tree Crop Journal (Forests, Trees and Livelihood) U.K.  17 (1): 91-95.

28. Ndubuaku, U. M. Oworu, O. O. and Dada, O. A. (2006). Morphology, anatomy and physiology of mature and immature sugar cane storage tissues in relation to sugar, moisture and crude fibre compositions, Nigerian Journal of Science  40: 108-113.   

29. Ndubuaku, U. M and Awolaja, S. O (2007). Effect of intercropping with cowpea on field establishment of F3 Amazon cocoa seedlings and soil nutrient status.  International Tree Crop Journal (Forests, Trees and Livelihood) U.K.  17 (2): 169-177.
     
30. Olaleye, A. O., Ndubuaku, U. M. and Dada, O. A. (2008). Comparative study of the performance of jute plant (Corchorus olitorius L.) on home garden soil, farmland and cocoa plantation soils as influenced by varying levels of N fertilizer. Agro Science  Journal of Tropical Agriculture, Food, Environment and Extension 7(1): 78-84.
   
31. Ndubuaku, U. M. and Peluola, C. O. (2009). Performance of Citrus, pawpaw, cocoa, kola and cashew seedlings transplanted into the field at Ayetoro savannah vegetation. Journal of Agricultural Research and     Policies 4(1): 39-45.

Published Conference Proceedings
32. Ndubuaku, U. M. (1999).  Effect of nursery beds and different sizes of polythene bags on germination, growth and development of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) seedlings. Bulletin of Science Association of Nigeria, 22:7-12.
   
33. Ndubuaku, U. M and   Awolaja, S. O.  (2000). Effect of cocoa seedling/cowpea intercrop on field establishment of F3 Amazon cocoa seedlings and soil nutrient status.  Bulletin of Science Association of Nigeria, 23: 101-104.                    

34. Ndubuaku, U. M. and Kassim, A. (2003). Use of organic and inorganic fertilizers to     improve     the rate of cocoa seedling establishment in the field. 14th International Cocoa     Research Conference Proceedings, Accra, Ghana 1: 247-251. 

35. Ndubuaku, U. M and Ndubuaku, T. C. N (2003). Effect of bean condition and sowing media on germination and nursery performance of some selected Theobroma cacao L. genotypes. 14th International Cocoa Research Conference Proceedings, Accra, Ghana 1: 477-480. 

36. Ndubuaku, U. M. (2003). Bare-root transplanting of cocoa seedlings.1.  Evaluation of different storage methods to ensure good field establishment. 14th International Cocoa Research Conference Proceedings, Accra ,Ghana 1: 481-486. 
   
37. Ndubuaku, U. M. (2004). Bare-root transplanting of cocoa seedlings: 2. Effect of    different planting hole diameters on establishment of bare-root F3 Amazon cocoa     seedlings transplanted to the field Bulletin of Science Association of Nigeria, 25: 231-235.
 
38.  Ndubuaku, U. M. Oworu, O. O and Dada, O. A (2006). Anatomical and physiological studies of mature and immature sugar cane storage tissues in relation to sugar, moisture and crude fibre compositions. Bulletin of Science Association of Nigeria 27: 32-35.

39. Ndubuaku, U. M.  and Peluola, C. O. (2006). Performance of citrus, pawpaw, cocoa, kola and cashew seedlings in field at Ayetoro savannah vegetation of Nigeria. Bulletin of Science  Association of Nigeria 27: 62-68.

40. Olaleye  A. O. Ndubuaku, U. M.  and Dada, O. A. (2006). Performance of Corchorus olitorius (L) on soils of three land-use types as influenced by varying levels of N- fertilizer. Bulletin of Science Association of Nigeria, 27: 44-47.                                                                              


Technical Reports
41. Chinwuko, U. M. (1984). Land clearing and soil fertility management in Nigeria. Paper submitted to the Department of Agronomy, University of Ibadan in partial fulfilment for the Degree of Master of Science (M.Sc.) 34 pp.

42. Chinwuko, U. M (1984). The biology and control of Rottboellia exaltata. Paper submitted to the Department of Agronomy, University of Ibadan in partial fulfilment for the degree of Master of Science (M.Sc.) 18 pp. (ix                                                                                        
                                                                        
 Conferences Attended with Dates and Papers Read

1. Attended National Agricultural Research Project, NARP. Workshop on improvement of Tree Crop Production in Nigeria. Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, January 19-22, 1997.

2. Ndubuaku, U. M. (1999). Effect of different storage methods on bare-root transplanting of cocoa seedlings in the field. Paper presented at the 37th Annual Conference of Science Association of Nigeria held at ATBU, Bauchi, November 21 – 25, 1999.

3. Ndubuaku, U. M.  (2000). Effect of bean condition and sowing media on germination and nursery performance of some selected Theobroma cacao L. genotypes. Paper resented at the37th Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN) held at ATBU, Bauchi, August 4 – 8, 2000.

4.  Ndubuaku, U. M. (2000). Effect of organic and inorganic fertilizer on soil nutrient status and early establishment of F3 Amazon cocoa seedlings in the fields. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Conference of Nigerian Society for Plant Protection (NSPP) held at CRIN, Ibadan, September 24 – 28, 2000.

5. Ndubuaku, U. M. (2000). Effect of cocoa seedling/cowpea intercrop on field establishment of F3 Amazon cocoa seedlings and soil nutrient status.  Paper presented at the 38th Annual Conference of Science Association of Nigeria (SAN) held at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, December 10 – 14, 2000.

6. Ndubuaku, U. M. (2003). Bare-root transplanting of cocoa. 14th International Cocoa Conference held in Ghana between 13th and 18th August 2003.

7. Ndubuaku, U .M. (2004). Effect of planting hole diameter on the establishment of bare root seedlings on the field. 40th Annual Conference of Science Association of Nigeria (SAN) held at University of Ibadan between 20th and 24th of March 2004.

8. National Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria held at University of Benin, Benin City, between October 9 – 13, 2005.


9.  Science Association of Nigeria Conference held at Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, between 17th and 21st September, 2006.
 
 Paper Read:
  Ndubuaku, U. M. and Peluola, C. O. Performance of citrus, pawpaw, cocoa, kola and cashew seedlings transplanted into the field at Ayetoro savannah vegetation.

10. The First South East Zonal Biotechnology Stake Holders’ Forum held at University of Nigeria, Nsukka on 13th February, 2009

11. International Conference on Science, Biotechnology and Sociology. Professor Agu Ogan’s Lecture Series held at University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 9th-12th March, 2009.

12. Sixth Annual Conference of Society for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health on Environmental Hazards in Developing Countries: The Way Forward held at  University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 3rd – 6th November, 2010.
Paper Read:Ndubuaku, U. M. Evaluation of yield characteristics of Moringa oleifera p lants grown in different ecological locations of Nigeria as a study  of its adaptation to climate change

13. International Seminar on Climate Change, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology held at University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 17th – 20th November, 2010.

14. Sixth National Conference on Organic Agriculture held at University of Maiduguri,  Maiduguri, Nigeria from 22nd -25th November, 2010.
Papers Read: Ndubuaku, U. M. Effects of Moringa oleifera leaf extract on morphological and physiological growth of cassava and the efficacy in control of Zonocerus variegatus.    

Ndubuaku, U. M. Insecticidal effects of Moringa oleifera leaf extract and Furadan on stem borer (Sesamia calamistis) and nutritional status of late maize.

15. First National Summit on Moringa Development held at Raw Materials Research and  Development Council, RMRDC, Abuja from 7th -8th December, 2010.

16. International Workshop on Conflict Management and Resolution in Forestry and Natural Resources organised by African Network for Agriculture, Agro-forestry and Natural Resources (ANAFE) and Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) at Nairobi, Kenya from 21st – 25th February, 2011.

17. The 36th Annual Conference of Soil Science Society of Nigeria, held at University of Nigeria,  Nsukka from March 12 – 16, 2012.
Paper Read: Ndubuaku, N. E., Ezeaku, P. I. and Ndubuaku, U. M. Contributions of Moringa (Moringa     oleifera Lam) tree foliage in enrichment of plant nutrients: A case study of the soils of Nsukka, Nigeria.

18. The 2012 National Science and Technology (NASTECH) Workshop held at Nike Resort Hotel, Enugu from September 24-26, 2012.
Presentation: Moringa products.




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