Prof. UGWUOKE Kevin Ikechukwu.

Department: Crop Science
Faculty: Agriculture
Designation : Professor
Email: Kevin.ugwuoke@unn.edu.ng
Phone: 08038390086


Publications (Articles and Journals):

Journal Publications
1.    Ugwuoke, K. I. and Illoba, C. (2002). Controlling Bean Pod Mottle Virus (BPMV) (Genus Comovirus) of soybean with spatial arrangement of maize soyabean in Southeastern Nigeria. Agro-Science Journal of tropical Agriculture Food Environment and Extension Volume 3 number 2 June 2002 pp. 27-32.

2.    Onyeke, C.C., Maduewesi, J. N. C. and Ugwuoke, K I. (2003). Incidence of Post Harvest Fungal diseases of Banana (Musa Spientum Linn.) fruit in South-Eastern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Botany, Volume 16: 7-15, 2004.

3.    Ugwuoke, K. I.,Onyeke, C.C. and Tsopmbeng, N. G.R. (2008). The Efficacy of Botanical Protectants in the storage of Cocoyam (Colocosiaesculenta (L) Schott). Agro-Science Journal of Tropical Agriculture, Food, Environment and Extension Vo., 7 No. 2 May 2008 Pp. 93 – 98.

4.    Ugwuoke, K. I. and Onyeke, C.C. (2008). Studies on the Tolerance (Glycine max (L) Merrill) to Bean Pod Mottle Virus (BPMV) (Genus Comovirus) in Humid Tropical Zone of Nigeria.  Plant Product Research(2008), volume 12: 14018.

5.    Udo, I. A., Ugwuoke, K. I. and Ukeh, D.A. (2008). Antagonistic Effect of Meloidogyne Incognita and M. Javanica on Pepper Veinel Mottle Virus (PVMV) (Genus Potyvirus) Infecting Nigerian Pepper (Capscicum sp.) Lines, Agricultural Journal3 (1): 31 – 35 2008.

6.    Ogwulumba, S. I., Ugwuoke, K. I. and Illoba, C. (2008). Prophylactic effect of Pawpae Leaf and Bitter Leaf extracts on the incidence of foliar myco-pathogens of groundnut (ArachishypogaeaL.) in Ishiagu, Nigeria. Journal of BiotechnologyVol7 (16)pp 2878-2880.

7.    Ugwuoke, K. I. and Onyeke, C.C. (2009). Effect of Poultry Manure Rates, growth parameters and the control of Pepper Veinal Mottle Virus (PVMV) Disease of Pepper (Capsicum frutescens L) Lines. PAT. 2009: 59(2): 378-385.

8.    Ugwuoke, K.I. and Onyishi, L. E. (2009). Effects of Mycorrhizae (Glomusmusae), Poultry manure and Okro mosaic potyvirus (Okmv) on yield of okra (Abelmoscusesculentus). PAT 2009: 5(2): 359-369.

9.    Ugwuoke, K. I. and Onyeke, C.C. (2009). Studies on the Weed Host Range of Bean Pod Mottle Virus (BPMV) (Genus: Commovirus) Diseases of soyabean in Nsukka Agro-Ecological Zone, South Eastern Nigeria. Plant Product Research Journal(2009) Volume 13: 15-19.

10.    Ogwulumba, S. I., Ugwuoke, K. I. and Ogbuji, R. O. (2009). Infectivity of MeloidogyneJavanicaTreub on Tomato CV. CU 82 as influenced by Different levels of Rice Husk and Guinea Grass Ashes. American-Eurasian Journal Agric and Environ. Science6(4): 466-469. (2009)

11.    Ogwulumba, S. I., Ugwuoke, K. I. and Ogbuji, R. O. (2009). The influence of MeloidogynejavanicaTreub on Tomato cv. Roma (Lycopersiconesculentum mill) in an ultisol amended with different levels of poultry manure. International Journal of Agriculture, food and Ecosystem Research. 1{1}: 304.

12.    Ogwulumba, S.I., Ugwuoke, K. I. and Ogbuji, R.O. (2009). The influence of leaf extracts and powder of bitter leaf, Mango and Physic nut on the infection dynamic  of Root knot Nematode (MeloidgynejavanciaTreubchitwood) on Tomato (Lycopersiconesculentum mill) cultivars. Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research. 31: 27-32.

13.    Ugwuoke, K. I. and Onyeke, C.C. (2010). Bean Pod Mottle Virus (BPMV) (Genus Comovirus): A limiting Facotr in the production of soybean (Glycine max (L) merril) in Humid Tropical Zones of Nigeria. Bioreserch, 8(1): 571-578.

14.    Ugwuoke, K.I. and Ukwueze, B. O. (2010). Efficacy of some leaf Extracts on some seed born fungi of African Yam Bean (SphenostylisstenocarpaHochest Ex. A. Rich) Bioresearch. 8 (1): 638-645.

15.    Ugwuoke, K. I. and Eze, S. C. (2010). The Effect of Mycorrhiza (Glomusgeosporum) Rhizobium and Meloidgyne incognita on Growth and Development of Cowpea (Vignaunguiculata L. walp). Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Science, 6 (6): 937-941, 2010.

16.    Eze, S. C. and Ugwuoke, K. I. (2010). Effect of Species of Yam (Dioscorea Species) and Fungal Pathogens on the Postharvest Behaviour of Yam Tuber in Nsukka Area of South Eastern Nigeria. Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Science. 6(6): 942-945, 2010.

17.    Ogwulumba, S. I., Ugwuoke, K. I. and Ogbuji, R. O. (2010). Studies on Meloidogynejavanica infestation on roma tomato (Lycopersiumesculentum mill) under different soil amendments. African Journal of Biotechnology. Vol. 9 (22). Pp 3280 = 3283.31 May 2010.
18.    Onyeke, C.C., Eze, S.C. and Ugwuoke, K. I. (2010). Studies on the fungal flora of gari processed cassava (Manihotesculentuscrantz) in Nsukka area of South East Nigeria Agro-Science,Journal of Tropical Agriculture, Food, Environment and Extension. Vol. 9. No. 1 January 2010. Pp 64-69.

19.    Eze, S.C. and Ugwuoke, K. I. (2010. Evaluation of different stem portions of cassava (Manihotesulentus) in the management of its establishment and yield. Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Science. 6(2): 181-185. 2010.

20.    Udo, I. A. and Ugwuoke, K.I. (2010). Pathogenicity of Meloidogyne incognita race 1 in Tumeric (Cucuma longa L) as influenced by inoculums density and poultry manure amendant. Plant Pathology Journal 9(4): 162-168. 2010.  

21.    Onyeke, C.C. and Ugwuoke, K. I. (2011). Effects of botanical extracts on the mycelia growth of seed-borne fungi of the African yam bean, Sphenostylisstenocarpa (hochst Ex A Rich) Harms. Nigerian Journal of Biotechnology, 22:1-7.   

22.    Ogwulumba, S. I., Ugwuoke, K. I. and Ogbuji, R. O. (2011). Reaction of Tomato cv. Roma vf (Solanumlycopersicum) to MeloidogynejavanicaTreub Infestation in an ultisol treated with Aqueous leaf extracts of Bitter leaf (Vernoniaamygdalina L.) and mango (MangiferaIndica L.) Journal of Plant Protection Research 51 91): 14 – 17.

23.    Ogwulumba, S. I. and Ugwuoke, K. I. (2011). The Effect of coloured Plastic Mulches on the Control of Root-knot Nematode {MeloidogynejavanciaTreub} Infections on some Tomato {Solanumlycopersicum} Cultivars. International Journal of Plant Pathology, 2 {2}: 26-34, 2011. ISSN1996-0719/DOI:10.3923hjpp.2011.26_34.

24.    Chukwurah, N. F., Eze, S.C., Chiejina, N. V., Onyeonagu, C.C., Ugwuoke, K. I.,Ugwu, F.S.O., Nkwont, C.G., Akobueze, E. U., Aruah, C.B. and Onwuelughasi, C. U. (2012). Perforamnce of oyster mushroom (Pleurotusostreatus) in different local agricultural waste materials. African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 11(37) 8979-8985.

25.    Onyeke, C.C., Akueshi, C.O., Ugwuoke, K. I.,Onyeonagu, C.C. and Eze, S. C. (2013). Varietal response of African yam bean, Sphenostylisstenocarpa (Hochst Ex. A. Rich) Harms to production with M. loidogyne incognita (Kofoid& White) Chitwood under field condition Africa Journal of Microbiology Research, 7(30): 3968-3975.

26.    Chukwurah, N. F., Eze, S.C., Chiejina, N. V., Onyeonagu, C.C., Okezie, C. E.A., Ugwuoke, K. I.,Ugwu, F. S. O., Aruah, C. B., Akobueze, E. U. and Nkwont, C.G. (2013). Correlation of Stipe length, pileus, width and stipgrith of oyster mushroom (Pleurotusostreatus) grown in different farm substrates. Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development6(32): 2400-2407.

27.    C.F. Amuji, M. I., Uguru, P. E. Ogbonna, K. I. Ugwuoke, I. E. Eze and J. I. Mbadianya (2013). Isolation and identification of fungal pathogens association with Tomato Genotypes/Lines in Nsukka South-Eastern Nigeria. International Journal of Scientific Research. Vo., 2(6), 5-8.

28.    Mbadianya, J. I., Echezona, B. C., Ugwuoke, K. I. and Wokocha, R. C. (2013). Pathogenicity of fungi associated with the Leaf spots disease of African eggplant (SolanumaethiopicumL.) in derived savannah zone. International Organization of Scientific Research Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science (IOSR – JAV), India, 2(4): 51 – 57.

29.    Mbadianya, J. I., Echezona, B. C., Ugwuoke, K I., and Wokocha, R. C. (2013). Phytochemical constituent of some Medicinal Plants. International Journal of Science and Research, India, 2(4): 18-19.

30.    Mbadianya, J. I., Echezona, B. C., Ugwuoke, K. I. and Wokocha, R. C. (2013). Antifungal activity of some botanicals on Helminthosperiumifnestans, causal agent of leaf spots disease in eggplant (Solanumaethiopicum L.). International Organization Journal of Scientific Research. India, 2(6): 1-4.

31.    Mbadianya, J. I., Echezona, B. C. and Ugwuoke, K. I. (2014). Bio activity of some botanicals of Helminthosporiuminfestans L and Solanumaethiopicum L. (host). African Journal of agricultural research. 9(47): 3448-3457.

32.    Eze, S. C., Ameh, G. I., Ugwuoke, K. I.,Onyeke, C.C. and Ozioko, J. O. (2015). Influence of rural processing methods and postharvest storage treatments on quality characteristics of kola nut (acuminate Schott &Endl.). African Journal of Biotechnology. 14(6): 466-473.

33.    Eze, S. C., Ugwuoke, K. I.,Ogbonna, P.E., Onah, R.N., Onyeonagu, C.C. and Onyeke, C.C.. (2015). Evaluation of indigenous technologies of fresh cocoyam (Colocasiaesculenta(L.) Schott) Storage in Southeastern Nigeria. African Journal of Agricultural Research. 10(8): 737-741.

34.    Eze, S.C., S.I. Umeh, K. I. Ugwuoke, Ameh, G.I. and Onyeke, C.C. (2015). The potentials of pre-storage curing and nanobiotechnology in the control of postharvest losses of yam (DioscorearotundataPoir.) tuber. International Journal of Biosciences (IJB) (in-press).       
Conference Papers

35.    Ugwuoke, K. I. and Igwegbe, E. C. K. (2001). Evaluation of Okra (Abelmoscusesculentus (L.) Moench) cultivars for resistance to Okra Mosaic Virus Disease: In B. N. Mbah and K. P. Baiyeri (eds).   Proceedings of the 19th Annual conference of Horticultural Society of Nigeria.

36.    Ugwuoke, K. I.,Asiegb, J. E. and Omaliko, C. P. E. (2001). Studies on the Fruit characteristics, Germination and Seedling Development of Walnut (PlukenetraconcophoraMuel, Arg). In: B. N. Mbah and K. P. Baiyeri (eds). Proceedings of the 19th Annual conference of Horticultural Society of Nigeria.

37.    Asogwa, E. U. and Ugwuoke, K. I. (2001). Studies on Variability of Sidaacuta isolates of Okra Mosaic Potyvirusfrom the South Eastern State of Nigeria. In B. N. Mbah and K. P. Baiyeri (eds). Proceedings of the 19th Annual conference of Horticultural Society of Nigeria.

38.    Madu, E.A., Uguru, M. I. and Ugwuoke, K. I. (2005). Variations observed in indigenous pepper lines for pepper Venal Mottle Virus (PVMV) tolerance; In: M. I. Uguru, C.U. Iroegbu and V. C. Ejere (eds). Proceedings of the 30th annual conference of genetics society of Nigeria, pp 82-54.

39.    Madu, E. A., Uguru, M. I. and Ugwuoke, K.I. (2005). Inter-relations of growth and disease expression in peeper using principal component analysis (PCA): In M. I. Uguru, C. U., Iroegbu and V.C. Ejere (eds). Proceedings of the 30th annual conference of genetics society of Nigeria, pp 55-59.

40.    Ugwuoke, K. I. (2006). The study of spraying regime in the control of Pepper Veinal Mottle Virus (PVMV) (Genus Potyvirus) disease in southeastern Nigeria. In G. Akpan and C. S. I. Odoemena (eds). Proceedings of the 15th annual conference of botanical society of Nigeria. Vol. 1, 2006, pp 82 – 86.

41.    Okoro, F. O., Ugwuoke, K. I. and Eze, S.C. (2009). The effect of Seed Treatment with Synthetic and Agro Botanical Pesticide on the Field Performance of Nsukka Yellow Pepper (Capsicum annum). In Attama A. (eds). Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Polymer Development and Application. University of Nigeria Nsukka Nigeria. 

42.    Onyeke, C.C. Ugwuoke, K. I.,Osayi, E. E. and Atama, C. I. (2010). African mistletoes Tapinanthus spp.) Infections on some economic plants in Nsukka Local Government Area, Enugu State, Nigeria. Proceedings of the 6th National Conference of the Society for Occupational Safety and environmental Health (SOSEH) held November 3-6, 2010 at Princess Alexandria Auditorium, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.


43.    Ugwuoke K. I.,Mbadianya, J. I., and Nwaokoro, N. (2013). The effect of some plant extracts on the growth of seed borne fungi of the African yam bean (Sphenostylisstenocarpa). In K. P. Baiyeri (ed) Proceedings of the 1st National Annual Conference on Crop Science Society of Nigeria (CSSN). University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

44.    Baiyeri, K. P., Ugwuoke K. I., and Ishieze, P. U. (2014). Plant parasitic nematode population dynamics in homestead banana (Musa spp.), in Nsukka community. In K. P. Baiyeri (ed) Proceedings of the 2nd National Annual Conference on Crop Science Society of Nigeria (CSSN). University of Nigeria, Nsukka.


45.    Ugwuoke K. I.,Mbadianya, J. I., and Obetta, G.C. (2014). Evaluation of different polyethylene colours in the storage of “Ede-ofe” (colocasiaesculenta) for kitchen consumption. In K. P. Baiyeri (ed) Proceedings of the 2nd National Annual Conference on Crop Science Society of Nigeria (CSSN). University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Books
46.    Ugwuoke, K. I. (2009). Crops Sustainer of Health and Life. In B. C. Echezonna (Eds). General Agriculture; Principles and Practices University of Nigeria Press Ltd Nsukka.

47.    Ugwuoke, K. I. (2012). Concept of Plant Disease. In Eze S. C., Onyeonagu C.C., Ezeaku, P.I., Machebe, N. S. (Ed) Hand Book of Practical Agriculture Chenglo Limited Enugu.

48.    Ugwuoke, K. I. (2013). Understanding Virus Disease of Plant. In Pawan KR. ‘Bharti’ AvnishChauhanEzeaku Peter Ikemefuna (Ed): Advances in Agriculture and Ecology. Discovery publishing house Pvt. Ltd. India.




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