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Some Publications in Journals by NSPRI Scientists

Adegbola, A. J. Awagu, E. F. and Kashetu, R. Q. [2013] Sorghum: the Most Under - Utilized Grain Of The Semi-Arid Africa. Advance Journal Of Agricultural Research Vol. 1 No2. pp11 - 19. It gave the local recipes for some major sorghum foods. Conclusively, recommended that there should be an increased research investment in sorghum, and that more needs to be done in the propagation, utilization, marketing and improvement of the marketing potentials of the grain in all its forms.


Adetunji, C. O. Arowora, K. A. Fawole, Oluyemisi. Bolajoko. Adetunji, Juliana Bunmi and Olagbaju, A.R. [2013] Effect Of Edible Coatings Of Carboxy Methyl Cellulose and Corn Starch On Cucumber Stored At Ambient Temperature. Asian Journal Agricultural Biology. Vol.1. No3. pp133 -140.


Adetunji, C. O. Fawole, Oluyemisi. Bunmi. Arowora, K. A. Nwaubani, S. I. Oloke, J. K. Adepoju, A. O. Adetunji, J. B. and Ajani, A.O.[2013] Performance Of Edible Coatings From Carboxythylcellulose [CMC] and corn starch [CS] Incorporated With moringa oleifera Extract On Citrus Sinensis. Agrosearch Vol.13 No1. pp77 -85.


Adetunji, C. O. Arowora, K. A. Fawole, Oluyemisi. Bolajoko. Adetunji, Juliana Bunmi and Olagbaju, A.R. [2013] Effect Of Edible Coatings Of Carboxy Methyl Cellulose and Corn Starch On Cucumber Stored At Ambient Temperature. Asian Journal Agricultural Biology. Vol.1. No3. pp133 -140.


Adetunji, C. O. Fawole, Oluyemisi. Bunmi. Arowora, K. A. Nwaubani, S. I. Oloke, J. K. Adepoju, A. O. Adetunji, J. B. and Ajani, A.O.[2013] Performance Of Edible Coatings From Carboxythylcellulose [CMC] and corn starch [CS] Incorporated With moringa oleifera Extract On Citrus Sinensis. Agrosearch Vol.13 No1. pp77 - 85.


Fasoyiro, S. B. and Arowora, K. A. [2013] Chemical, Pasting and Sensory Properties Of Whole Fermented Maize [Ogi] Fortified With Pigeon Pea Flour World Academy Of Science Engineering and Technology Vol.79. pp233 -236.


Naphtali, Jarumi Dachor.[2013] Implementation Of The Rice Post-Harvest Processing and Marketing Pilot Project [RIPMAPP] In Nassarawa State: Achievements and Challenges. NADP News Letter A House Journal Of Nassarawa ADP. Lafia Vol .5 No1. pp5 -7


Odusola, K. B. Ilesanmi, F. F. and Akinloye, O. A. [2013] Assessment Of Nutritional Composition and Antioxidant Ability Of Pearl Millet [Pennisetum glaucum] American Journal Of Research Communication Vol.1. No6. Pp 262 -272.


Adegbola, A. J. Awagu, F. E. Onimajesin, S. I. Ojuekaiye, E. O. and Kamaldeen, O. S. [2013] Salient Factors In The Low Utilization Of PICS Bags [triple-bagging] In Nassarawa Local Government Areas Of Kano State, Nigeria. Scientific Journal Of Pure Applied Sciences. Pp 135 -139.


Akande, S. A. Akanmu, O. A. Adindu, M. N. Dike, O. U. Oladibe, C. and Robert, S. I. [2013] Ambient-Temperature Storage Of Carrot Slices [Daucus Carotal] Dried With NSPRI Multipurpose Dryer. Book Of Extended Abstracts For The 37th Conference & Annual General Meeting NIFST. pp5 -6.


Babarinsa, F. A.and Ige, M. T. [2014] Strength Parameter Of Packaged Roma Tomatoes At Peak Point Under Compressive Loading. 5th International Conference On Food Engineering and Biotechnology IPCBEE Vol.65. pp 31 -35.


Bamishaiye, E. Awagu, F. Adegbola, A. Bodunde, A. and Ishola, D. [2013] Action Research Methodology: A Potent Tool In Improving The Processing and Packaging Quality Of Local Rice and Groundnut Oil Among Some Fadama Users Group In Zamfara State, Nigeria. Asia Academic Research Journal Of Social Science & Humanities Vol.1 No10. pp 76 -89. 


Kamaldeen, O. S. Anugwom Uzoma. Olayemi, F. F. and Awagu, E. F. [2013] Effect Of NSPRI Tin-In-Pot Compared Evaporative Cooler On The Stored Fruits. International Journal Of Engineering and Technology Vol.2 No1. pp63 -69.


Kamaldeen, O. S. and Awagu. E. F.[2013] Design and Development Of A Of A tomato Manual Slicing Machine. International Journal Of Engineering and Technology Vol.2. No1. Pp 57 - 62.


Olaleye, O. O. Otunola, E. T. Oyebanji, A. O. Olatilewa, M. O. Adegboye, A. Y. And Awosupin, E. E. [2014] Effects Of Storage Method on Functional and Pasting Properties Of Cassava Roots product. International Journal Of Applied Research and Technology Vol. 3. No2. Pp97 -105.


Olorunfemi, M. F. Olagbaju, Akintoye R. Umana J.T. Oyelakin, M. O. Awoite, T. M. Sanu, F. T. Ikotun, I. O. Olawuyi, O. J. and Odebode, A. C. [2014] Quality Assessment Of Processed and Packaged Garnished Clarias gariepinus and archachatina marginata [Swainson] Snacks. International Journal Of Advance Agricultural Research. Vol. 2. Pp 41 -47.


Oyebanji, A. O. Ajani, A. O. Adeiza, A. Oyelakin, M. O. Ikotun, I. Agboola, A. A. Alimi, J. P. and Awoite, T. [2013] Effect Of Pre-Drying Treatments On Utilizability Of Sweet Potato Tubers For Production Of Chips For Confectionery Flour. African Journal Of Food Science. Academic Journals Vol.7. No9. Pp 258 - 263.


Patricia, F. Omojasola. And Sanu, T. Folashade. [2014] Microbiological Quality Assessment Of Dried Yam Chips [Dioscorea rotundata] During Storage. Journal Of Microbiology and Food Science.Vol.3.No3. pp 208 -213.


Adegbola, J. A. and Bamishaiye, I. Eunice [2013] Privatization Of Agricultural Extension Services In Nigeria: A Fallacy? Asian Journal Of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology Vol.2 No.1. pp14 -22.


Babasanya, B. Ajibade, O. Y. Zaka, K. O. Sirajo, A. and Apene, E. [2013] Problems Of Agricultural Extension Services In Toto Local Government Area Nassarawa State, Nigeria. Asian Journal Of Agriculture and Food Science. Vol.1. pp 2321 -1571.


Bamishaiye, E. Awagu, F. Bodunde, A. and Ishola, D. [2013] Post harvest Management Of Fruits In Yanlemu Fruit Market, Kano. Nigeria. Advanced Crop Science Vol.3 No7. pp 489 - 496.


Olorunfemi, M. F. Oyebanji, A. O. Awoitte, T. M. Agboola, A. A. Oyelakin M. O. Alimi, J. P. Ikotun, I. O. Olagbaju, R. A. and Oyedele, A. O. [2014] Quality Asseeement Of Palm Oil Sale In Major Markets Of Ibadan Nigeria. International Journal Of Food Research Vol.1. pp 8 -15.


 Arowora, K. O. and Adetunji, C. O. [2014] Antifungal Effects Of Crude Extracts Of Moringa Oleifera On Aspergillus niger V. tieghem Associated With Post Harvest Rot Of Onion Bulb. SMU Medical Journal Vol. 1 No 2. pp214-222.


Atanda, S. B. Pessu, P. Ihionu G. C. and Oladeji, O. O. [2013] Preparation and Characterization Of Chitosan-Silver Nanoparticle. NISEB Journal Vol. 13 No. 3&4. pp 73 -89.


Atanda, S. A. Pessu, P. O. Aina, J. A. Agoda, S. Adekalu, O. A. and Ihionu, G. C. [2013] Mycotoxin Management In Agriculture. Greener Journal Of Agricultural Sciences Vol.3. No2. pp176 -184. 


Fasoyiro, S. B. Farinde, E. O. Adiat, W. T. Zaka, Kafayat, O. and Ajani, Alice O. [2013] Proximate Composition and Organoleptic Properties Of Cassava Snacks Fortified With Pigeon Pea Flour. Science Focus Vol.18.No1. pp1-9.


Olayemi, F. F. Raji, A. O. Oyelese, O. A. Oyewole, S. N. Omodara, M. A. [2013] Effective Fish Smoking Kiln For Developing Countr. International Journal Of Scientific & Engineering Research Vol.4. No1.pp1 -7.


Olayemi, F. F. and Adetunji, C. O. [2013] Effect Of rinses On Microbial Quality Of Commercially Available Eggs and Its Components Before Processing From Ilorin In Western Nigeria. Bitlis Eren University Journal Of Science & Technology. Vol.3 . No.2. pp44 -47.


Olaleye, O. O. Otunola, E. T. Oyebanji, A. O. Olatilewa, M. O. Adegboye, A. Y.and Awosupin, E. E. [2014] Effects Of Storage Method On Functional and Pasting Properties Of Cassava Roots Product. International Journal Of Applied Research and Technology Vol. 3 No2 . pp97 -105.


Adegbola, A. J. Awagu, F. E. Arowora, K. Ojuekaiye, O. Anugwom, Uzoma & Kashetu, Queen rukayat [2013] Entomophagy: A Panacea For Protein-Deficient-Malnutrition and Food Insecurity In Nigeria. Journal Of Agricultural Science Vol.5 No6. pp25 -31.


Atanda, S. A. Pessu, P. O. Aina, J. A. Agoda, S. Adekalu, O. A. and Ihionu, G. C. [2013] Mycotoxin Management In Agriculture. Greener Journal Of Agricultural Sciences. Vol.3. No2. pp176 -184.


Awoite,T. M. Olorunfemi, M. F. Ajani, A. O. and Oyelakin, M. O.[2013] Studies On Fungi Associated With Post Harvest Spoilage Of Pawpaw Carica PAPAYA Fruit. Journal Of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences Vol.4 No.6. pp1 -4.


Adetunji, C. O. Fawole, Oluyemisi Bunmi. Arowora, K. A. Nwaubani, S. I. Oloke, J. K. Adetunji, J. B. and Ajani, A. O. .[2013] Postharvest Quality and Safety Maintenance Of Daucus carota L. Fruits By Neel Oil and Moringa Oil Treatment. Agrosearch. Vol.13. No1. pp131 -141.


Adetunji, C. O. Arowora, K. O. Fawole, Oluyemisi Bolajoko Adetunji, Juliana Bunmi, [2013] Effects Of Coatings On Storability Of Carrot Under Evaporative Coolant System. Albanian Journal Of Agricultural Science. Vol.12. No3. pp485 -493.


Adetunji, C. O. Fawole, Oluyemisi Bunmi. Arowora, K. A. Adetunji, J. B. Agbaje, A. B. Ogundare, M. O. [2013] Effect Of hydrophilic Plasticizers Added To Chitosan Coating For Extending The Storage Life Of Citrus sinensis. South Asian Journal Of Experimental Biology. Vol.3 No3. pp131 -136.


Adetunji, C. O. Williams Joseph Olayemi, Folorunsho Omojowo, Funsho Samuel [2014] Microbiological Evaluation Of An Edible Antimicrobial Coatings On Mangoes Fruit Stored Under Evaporative Coolant System [ECS] . Asian Journal Of Agricultural Biology. Vol.2. No1. pp 20 -27.


Adetunji, C. O. Ogundare, M. O. Ogunkunle, A. T. J. Kolawole, O. M. and Adetunji, J. B. [2014] Effect Of Coatings From Xanthum Gum Produced From Xanthomonas Campestris Pammel On The Shelf-Life Of Carica Papaya Linn Fruits. Asian Journal Of Agricultural Biology. Vol.2. No1. pp8 -13.


Adetunji, C. O. Adetayo, S. A. Oyebamiji, I. T. Fawole, Oluyemisi Bunmi. And Olatilewa, M. O. [2014] Consumer Perception and Preference On Coating On Fruits In Ilorin West Local Government Area Of Kwara State, Nigeria. International Journal Of Applied Research and Technology. Vol.3. No.2. pp11 -18.


Adetunji, C. O. Omojowo , Funsho Samuel. And Ajayi, E. S. [2014] Effects Of Opuntia Cactus Mucilage Extract and Storage Under Evaporative Coolant System On The Shelf-life Of Carica papaya Fruits. Journal Of Agrobiotech. Vol.5. pp49 -66.


 Arowora, K. A. Williams, J. O. Adetunji, C. O. Fawole, O. B. Afolayan, S. S. Olaleye, O. O. Adetunji, J. B. and Ogundele, B. A. [2013] Effects Of Aloe Vera Coatings On Quality Characteristics Of Oranges Stored Under Cold Storage.


Awagu, E, F. Adebayo, M. R. and Olayemi, F. F. [2014] Assessing The Storage Potential Of Some Vegetable Products In Some Selected Areas In Kano State. Journal Of Agricultural and Veterinary Science Vol.7 No5. pp51 -59.


Ilesanmi, F. F. Akinloye, O, A. and Ilesanmi, O. S. [2014] Comparative, Evaluation Of In Vitro Antioxidant Properties Of Cajanus Cajan Seed and Moringa Oileifera Leaf Extracts. International Journal Of Biochemistry Research Vol.4. No.2. pp163 -172.


Olayinka, S. I. Ilesanmi, F. F. and Ibidolapo, T. I. [2014] Determinants Of Fruit Consumption Among In-School Adolescents In Ibadan, South West Nigeria. European Journal Of Nutrition & Food Safety. Vol.4. No2. pp100 -109.


Nwaubani, S. I. George, P. Opit. Otitodun, G. O. and Adesida, M. A. [2014] Efficacy Of Two Nigeria-derived Diatomaceous Earhs Against Sitophilus oryzae [Coleoptera: Curculionidae] and Rhyzopertha dominica [ Coleoptera: Bostrichidae] On Wheat. Journal Of Stored Products Research Vol. 59. pp9 -16 

Egobude U. Okonkwo*, Adaora N. Osegbo, Michael A. Omodara, Moses O. Ogundare, Grace I. Abel, Samuel I. Nwaubani, Grace O. Otitodun, Oluwatoyin A. Atibioke, Oluwaseun D. Olagunju and Olufemi Peters (2018). Evaluation of four variant diatomaceous earths and a commercial DE Insecto® against Callosobruchus maculatus F. (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae) on two varieties of stored cowpea in Nigeria,Journal of Stored Products Postharvest Research 9(8):87-97.


Egobude U. Okonkwo, Samuel I. Nwaubani, Olufunke G. Otitodun, Moses O. Ogundare, Georgina V. Bingham, Joshua O. Odhiambo and Joseph O. Williams (2017). Evaluation of efficacy of a long lasting insecticide incorporated polypropylene bag as stored grain protectant against insect pests on cowpea and maize. Journal of Stored Products Postharvest Research Vol. 8(1), pp.1-10, January 2017. Retrievable at http://www.academicjournals.org/JSPPR


G.O. Otitodun1, G.P. Opit, S.I. Nwaubani1 and E.U. Okonkwo (2017). Efficacy of Rice Husk Ash against Rice Weevil and Lesser Grain Borer on Stored Wheat.African Crop Science Journal, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 145 -155


G.O. Otitodun, G.P. Opit, S.I. Nwaubani, E.U. Okonkwo and S.G. Gautam (2015).Efficacy of Nigeria-Derived Diatomaceous Earth, Botanicals and Riverbed Sand againstSitophilusoryzaeandRhyzoperthadominicaon Wheat. African Crop Science Journal, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 279 – 293.