EZE CHINEDU EMMANUEL

EZE CHINEDU EMMANUEL

ASSISTANT LECTURER

Biography

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

A. PERSONAL DATA

Name: EZE, CHINEDU EMMANUEL

Nationality: Nigeria

Contact Address: Department of Agronomy, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,

Umudike, Nigeria.

 

B. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES

i. Institut Polytechnique Rural de Formation et de Recherche Appliquee and Universite des

Sciences, des Techniques et des Technologies de Bamako 2016 - date

ii. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike 2012 - 2015

iii. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki 2005 - 2010

iv. Nsukka High School, Nsukka 1998 - 2004

v. Model Primary School, Nsukka 1992 - 1998

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS WITH DATES

i. PhD. (Climate Change and Agriculture) In view

ii. M.Sc. (Plant Breeding and Genetics Distinction) 2015

iii. B. Agric. (Crop Production & Landscape Mgt. 1st Class Hons.) 2010

iv. West African Senior School Certificate 2004

v. First School Leaving Certificate 1998

 

C. WORK EXPERIENCE

CURRENT WORK EXPERIENCE

Civil Service (Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria) 2012 till date

Position: Assistant Lecturer

Duties performed

Teaching of courses related to plant breeding and genetics including basic experimental

designs

Supervision of undergraduate students’ projects

Guiding final year project students in the field

Computation of results

Academic advising of undergraduate students

 

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE

i. National Youth Service Corps 2011-2012

National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike, Abia State.

Task: Supervising the unskilled labourers, collection and arrangement of data in experimental

plots for analysis.

ii. Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) 2009

Greentech Integrated Farms Limited, Izzi, Ebonyi State.

Task: Assisting the workers in production and marketing of the Agricultural produce.

 

D. MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES/BODIES

i. Member, Think Thank” committee, Directorate of Research and Training, 2014

MOUAU

 

E. MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

i. Member, Genetics Society of Nigeria (GSN) 2017

ii. Member, Crop Science Society of Nigeria (CSSN) 2013

iii. Member, Nigeria Association of Agricultural Students 2011

 

 

F. AWARDS/PRIZES RECEIVED AT COLLEGE

i. Recipient of Federal Government scholarship award through the Ministry of Education, Abuja,

Nigeria.

ii. Certificate of Excellence, Nigerian Association of Agricultural Students.

iii. WASCAL Scholarship for Graduate Research Programme on Climate Change and

Agriculture.

 

G. CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS ATTENDED

1. First National Conference of the Crop Science Society of Nigeria held at UNN 2013

2. World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops held at Nanning, Guangxi, China 2016

3. Capacity Building Meeting and Fifth Introductory Seminar on Climate Change and Adapted

Land Use held at Accra, Ghana 2016

 

H. PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL PAPERS

 

Orji, K.O., Ogbonna, P.E. and Eze, C.E. (2014): Evaluation of growth and yield responses of

Taro (Colocasia esculenta) to plant spacing on the plains of Nsukka, Southeastern Nigeria.

International Journal of Science and Research, 3 (9): 2319-7064.

Eze, C.E. and Nwofia, G.E. (2016): Variability and inter-relationships between yield and associated

traits in taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott). Journal of Experimental Agriculture International

14 (2): 1-13.

Eze, C.E., Nwofia, G.E. and Onyeka, J. (2016): An assessment of taro yield and stability using

AMMI and GGE biplot models.

Harriman, J.C., Eze, C.E., Ngwuta, A.A., Onyishi, G.C. and Chiamaka. (2017): Genetic

Variability, Character Association, and Path Analysis for Important Traits in Orange Fleshed

Sweetpotato. Nigeria Journal of genetics 2017, In Press.

Eze, C.E., Nwofia, G.E., Onyeka, J. and Nwaogu, A. G. (2017): Growth and tuber yield

performance of taro landraces in the face of taro leaf blight (Phytophthora colocasiae rachib)

outbreak in Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment 2017, 13(3): 107-

119.

BOOK OF PROCEEDINGS

 

Eze, C.E., Okolo, C.C., Agbo, E.A. and Utobo, E.B. (2013): Evaluation of ten cultivars of Soybean

(Glycine max (L.) Merr.) in Abakaliki, South-east agro-ecological zone of Nigeria. Proceedings of

First National Conference of the Crop Science Society of Nigeria held at University of Nigeria,

Nsukka, pp 184.

Orji, K.O., Ogbonna, P.E. and Eze, C.E. (2013). Evaluation of growth and yield responses of

Taro (Colocasia esculenta) to NPK fertilizer rates on the plains of Nsukka in South Eastern Nigeria.

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Proceedings of First National Conference of the Crop Science Society of Nigeria held at University

of Nigeria, Nsukka, pp 118.

Eze, C.E., Nwofia, G.E. and Onyeka, J. (2016): An Assessment of Taro Yield In Two Contrasting

Environments Using Ammi And GgeBiplot Models. Ed. C.M. Fauquet, Electronic Proceedings of

the First World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops, Nanning, Guangxi, China, January 18-22,

2016. http://www.gcp21.org/wcrtc/S14.html. Presentation S14-15 # 4602 450.

Eze, C.E., Nwofia, G.E. and Onyeka, J. (2016): Variability and Inter-Relationships Between

Yield and Associated Traits In Taro (Colocasiaesculenta (L.) Schott.). Ed. C.M. Fauquet

Electronic Proceedings of the First World Congress on Root and Tuber Crops, Nanning, Guangxi,

China, January 18-22, 2016. http://www.gcp21.org/wcrtc/S14.html. Abstract SP14-06

# 4602 449.

 

THESIS

 

Eze, C.E. (2015). Assessment of Growth and Yield of Some Taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.)

Schott) Genotypes. M.Sc. thesis submitted to the department of Agronomy, Michael Okpara

University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria.

 

I. HOBBIES

Reading, Writing, Teaching

 

J. REFEREES

1. Dr. G.E. Nwofia

Department of Agronomy, Micahel Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria.

 E-mail: enwofia@yahoo.co.uk

2. Prof. Amoro Coulibaly

Institut Polytechnique Rural de Formation et de Recherche Appliquée (IPR-IFRA), Mali.

 E-mail: coulibalya2002@yahoo.fr

3. Prof. M. C. Mbah

Head, Dept. of Crop Prod. & Landscape Mgt., Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki.

 E-mail: mbahmat@yahoo.co.uk