A. PERSONAL DATA
Name: Oguike, Paul Chukwudi
Date of Assumption of Duty: 6th March, 1998
Status on 1st Appointment: Assistant Lecturer
Present Status: Senior Lecturer
Date of Last Promotion: October 1st 2012
Date of Confirmation of Appointment: 6th March, 2000
Department: Soil Science and Meteorology
B. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND Institutions Attended (with dates)
University of Nigeria, Nsukka; 1982-1986, 1993-1994, 1994-1996, 1998-2008.
Academic/Professional qualification (with dates)
B. Sc. 1986
Certificate in Crop Diseases and Pests Ecological Control; China International Centre for Agricultural Training (CICAT), South China Agricultural University (SCAU)-2011
Certificate in Production and Application of Environmentally Friendly fertilizer; China International Centre for Agricultural Training (CICAT), South China Agricultural University (SCAU)-2009
Outstanding participant for excellent performance at CICAT, SCAU-2009
C. WORK EXPERIENCE
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
Department of Soil Science and Meteorology, College of Crop and Soil Sciences
Lecturer II Lecturer I
Senior Lecturer Ag. HOD
Teaching Soil Science; research in soil bio physico-chemical properties, productivity and conservation; students’ advising and projects’ supervision; extension; 1998-date
D. MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES AND BOARDS
Member, College SIWES Team 2001- Date
College Coordinator, SIWES 2010-2013
Departmental SIWES Coordinator 2002-2011
Secretary, College Farm Practice review Committee 2002-2003
Member, Departmental Accreditation Committee 2005,2010-Date
Member, Agrolizer and Chemical test Application
Departmental Examinations Officer 2003/2004-2007/2008
E. MEMBERSHIP OF OUTSIDE BODIES/COMMITTEES
Member, Catholic Men Organisation (CMO), St, Joseph’s Parish, Ulakwo
Chairman, Ordination Reception Committee, St. Joseph’s Parish, Ulakwo – 2009
Chairman, Harvest Committee, St. Joseph’s Parish Ulakwo – 2009
Treasurer, Umuovum Progressive Union -2008 – 2009
Member, Council of Elders (Umuovum and Ulakwo) -2008 – Date
Secretary, Umuovum Conference of Kindred Chairman -2003 -2007
F. MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Member, Soil Science Society of Nigeria
Member, Agricultural Society of Nigeria
P.C. Oguike and J.S.C. Mbagwu, 2001. Effects of water hyacinth residues on chemical properties and productivity of degraded tropical soils. Journ. Trop. Agric. Food, Environ. And Ext. 2(2):44-51.
P.C. Oguike and J.S.C. Mbagwu. 2004. Changes in some physical properties of two degraded soils treated with water hyacinth residues. Int. Journal of Agric. and Biol. Sci. 3: 47-52.
Chukwu, G O., P.C. Oguike and O. Ojimgba. 2006. Estimated evaporation of radish in udic and isohyperthermic environment based on class A pan. Nig. Agric. Journal 37: 85-90.-
P.C. Oguike., Chukwu, G.O and Njoku, N.C. 2006. Physico-chemical properties of a haplic acrisol in southeastern Nigeria amended with rice mill waste and NPK fertilizer. African Journal of Biotechnology. 5(11): 1058-1061.
Eneje, R.C., P.C. Oguike and Osuaku, S. 2007. Temporal variations in organic carbon, soil reactivity and aggregate stability of soils of contrasting cropping history. African Journal of Biotechnology 6(4): 369-374.
P.C. Oguike, G.O. Chukwu and U.K. Ekere. 2007, Complementary effects of rice mill waste and NPK fertilizer on some physico-chemical properties and productivity of a degraded ultisol in southeastern Nigeria. Medwell Agricultural Journal 2(1): 121 – 126.
R.C. Enjeje, P.Nnadozie and P.C. Oguike. 2007. Can earthworm inoculated cow dung enhance nutrient availability for plant growth in degraded sandy soil? Research Journal of Applied Sceinces. 2(3): 285-288.
P.C. Oguike and J.S.C. Mbagwu, 2009. Variations in some physical properties and organic matter content of soils of coastal plain sand under different land use types. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 5(1): 63-69.
Boniface, A.C., Agugo, Paul C. Oguike, and Bond O. Kanu. 2010. A preliminary field assessment of mungbean (Vigna radiate L.Wilczec) yield in the rainforest zone of southeastern Nigeria. American – Eurasian Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. 8(6): 752-757.
Oguike, P.C. and Onyeukwu, P. 2012. Mean weight diameter and organic matter of two texturally contrasting soils subjected to cyclical wetting and drying. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment. 13(1): 106-117.
Oguike, P.C. and Henshaw, I.E. 2012. Evaluation of water retaining and conducting characteristics, aggregate stability and bulk density of cocoa growing soils in Ikwuano, Abia State, Nigeria. Intern. Journ. Agric. And Rural Dev. 16(1): 1342-1347.
Oguike, P.C. and Ekaette, V.E. 2016. Changes in some physical properties of degraded ultisol treated with poultry manure. (Paper accepted. In Press) IJARD, 19(2).
Amanze, C.T., Oguike, P.C. and Lekwa, G. 2016. Suitability evaluation of soils of Mbarachara-Ubo in Owerri North LGA, Imo State for cassava and maize cultivation. (Paper accepted. In Press). IJARD, 19(2).
Oguike, P.C., Ekaette, V.E., Onwuchekwa-Henry, B.C. and Muoneke, C.O. 2016. Effects of poultry manure and cropping systems on chemical properties and productivity of ultisol in Umudike southeastern Nigeria. (Paper accepted. In Press). JSAE, 16(2).
Oguike, P.C. and Ndifreke, S.U. 2016. Variations in soil aggregation and organic matter contents in selected soils from diverse parent materials in Abia State, Nigeria. (Paper Accepted in Press). Nigerian Journal of Soil and Environmental Research.
Amanze, C.T., Oguike, P.C. and Lekwa, G. 2016. Characterization and classification of soils at Mbara Achara Ubowalla, Emekuku in Owerri North LGA, Imo State. (Paper Accepted. In Press). Nigerian Journal of Soil and Environmental Research.
Ano, A.O., Chukwu, G.O., Oguike, P.C., Ugwu, T.O. and Ufot, U.O. 2004. Detailed soil survey and land capability classification of National Special Programme for Food Security (NSPFS) sites in Imo State. Commissioned by NSPFS, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Abuja, Nigeria.
Training on Crop Diseases and Pests Ecological Control; China International Centre for Agricultural Training (CICAT), South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou China: 2011.
Training on Environmentally Friendly Fertilizer Production, Application and Demonstration; China International Centre for Agricultural Training (CICAT), South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou China: 2009.
Education Trust Fund (ETF) capacity building workshop for lecturers in Nigerian Universities; Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike: 2006.
The 8th International Symposium on Plant-Soil Interaction at Low pri; University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru, India: 2012.
35lh Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria: Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Obafemi Awolowo University at Moore Plantation, Ibadan: 2010. ,
30th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria: University of Agriculture Makurdi: 2005.
28lh Annual Conference of the Soil Sciences Society of Nigeria: National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike: 2003.
27th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria: University of Calabar. 2001.
26th Annual Conference of the Weed Science Society of Nigeria: Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike: 1991.
25th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria: National Institute for Oil Palm Research, Benin: 1999.
24th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria: Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi: 1998.
Influence of different tillage methods on bio-physical and chemical properties and productivity of soils. (Soil respiration and soil OM decomposition rates, soil moisture characteristics and temperature regimes, aggregate stability, soil NP & K constituents and carbon sequestration under different tillage methods).
Concluded Tetfund Project
On-farm evaluation of conservation practices for improved soil properties and crop production in Abia and Imo States. ETF research project.
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Watching sports, sightseeing and driving.