NWAOGU, AMARACHI

NWAOGU, AMARACHI

LECTURER I

Biography

CURRICULUM VITAE

 A.     PERSONAL DATA                                             

 

NAME                                                         NWAOGU, AMARACHI GRACE (Ph.D)

NATIONALITY                                             Nigerian

  DEPARTMENT                                              Plant Health Management

 

B.  EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

 

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED (WITH DATES)

 

·         First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)                                                  1982

·         West African School Certificate (WASC)                                               1990/91

·         ND (National Diploma) – General Agriculture                                        1995

·         HND (Higher National Diploma) – Crop Production Science                 1998

·         PGD (Post Graduate Diploma) – Crop Protection                                   2002

·         M.Sc (Master of Science) – Plant Pathology                                            2006

PhD (Post Doctoral Degree) Plant Pathology (Applied Mycology)                     2014

 

CERTIFICATE COURSE

 

Universal Mandatory IT Training (UMITT) AFRIHUB MOUAU (Certificate of Proficiency)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

·         Work experience in ADP: 14 years as extension agent in the rural farming communities with  Abia State, A.D.P, 2001-2015.

·         Field officer at FMRD (Fed. Min of Agric and Rural Development, Mando, Kaduna State, during NYSC), 1990—2000.

·         Field Assistant NRCRI, 1998-1999.

·         Sales Assistant at Arinzechi Agrochemical and Inputs Stores, Umuahia, Abia State, 1996.

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

 

PG Coordinator Department of Plant Health Management, 2016 - date

 

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

 

·         Institute of Professional Agriculturists of Nigeria, May, 2015.

·         Nigerian Society for Plant Protection, March, 2013

 

 

PUBLICATION AND CREATIVE WORK CONTINUED

1.      Wokocha, R. C. and Grace, A. Nwogu (2008). Comparative Toxicity of extracts of three tropical medicinal plants and ridomil (metalxyl) on Phytophthora and varietal resistance of cocoa to the black pod disease in Ikwuano area of Abia State, Nigerian Journal of Botany. 21 (2), 428 – 436, Dec. 2008

2.      Nwaogu, G, Ononuju, C. C and C. C. Wokocha, (2015): Journal of Biopesticides and Environment. Assessment of the inhibitory effects of four antagonists from cocoa soils against three fungal cocoa foods isolates in Abia State, Nigeria. (1): 1-6. 

 

3.      Opara, E. U and Nwaogu, A. G (2015): Influence of hormones of microbial plant infection: A defence Mechanism World Science Research Journal.  3 (3) Pg 13-14.

 

4.      Nwaogu, A. G, Onunuju, C. C and Onyeka, J. T (2015): Growth response of phytophthora megakarya and two associated organisms (F. decemcellulare, C. ignotum) from cocoa pods to some non-synthetic media in-vitro.. Journal of Biopesticides and Agriculture. 1: 88-92

 

5.      Nwaogu, A. G, Onunuju, C. C and Wokocha R. C. (2015): Evaluation of growth inhibition capacity of some plant extracts against three fungal isolates infecting cocoa pods in Abia State, Nigeria. Journal of Biopesticides and Agriculture. 1 : 61-67.

 

6.      Nwaogu, A. G., Wokocha, R.C. and Ononuju, C.C. (2016). Fungal Microflora of Cocoa Soils, Sporulation Density and Mycelial Biomass of Three Fungal Isolates from Cocoa Pods in Abia Statehhh, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research (4) 6: 1169-1173.

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 

·         Entrepreneurial Skill Acquisition Training Workshop on Value Addition to Cassava at NRCRI, Umudike, 5th – 7th July, 2010.

·         Supreme Management Training and Consultancy Services Limited, Enugu State, 16th – 18th October, 2012.

·         Federal government of Nigeria 2011/2012 OHCSF/ODDAP-MDGs Capacity Building Project, ARMTI, Ilorin, Nigeria, 30th Jan-30th Feb, 2012.

·         Mycological society of Nigeria, UniZik Awka, Anambra State, 10th – 13th June, 2013.

·         Nigerian Society for Plant Protection, March, 2014

·         Nigerian Society for Plant Protection (NSPP), LauTech, Ogbomosho, Oyo-State, 24th -27th March, 2014.

·         Biopesticides Society of Nigeria, UNICAL Cross River State, 5th -7th December, 2015

·         Mycological Society of Nigeria, MYCOSON, FUNAI, Abakiliki Ebonyi, 9th – 13th October, 2016.

·         Biopesticides Society of Nigeria, CRUTECH Calabar, Cross River State, 4th – 7th December, 2016.

 

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

 English: Excellent

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR

Researching, Travelling and Meeting people