A. PERSONAL DATA
Name: EZE, CHINEDU EMMANUEL
Contact Address: Department of Agronomy, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,
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
• Teaching of courses related to plant breeding and genetics including basic experimental
• 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
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,
ii. Certificate of Excellence, Nigerian Association of Agricultural Students.
iii. WASCAL Scholarship for Graduate Research Programme on Climate Change and
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
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-
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.
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.
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.
Reading, Writing, Teaching
1. Dr. G.E. Nwofia
Department of Agronomy, Micahel Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria.
2. Prof. Amoro Coulibaly
Institut Polytechnique Rural de Formation et de Recherche Appliquée (IPR-IFRA), Mali.
3. Prof. M. C. Mbah
Head, Dept. of Crop Prod. & Landscape Mgt., Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki.