OGUIKE PAUL CHUKWUDI

OGUIKE PAUL CHUKWUDI

SENIOR LECTURER

Biography

CURRICULUM VITAE

A.                PERSONAL DATA

 

Name:                                                                Oguike, Paul Chukwudi

 Nationality:                                                        Nigerian

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)

PhD                            2008

M.Sc.                         1996

PGD                           1994

B. Sc.                         1986

Certificate Courses

 

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

 

Award

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


Assistant Lecturer

Lecturer II Lecturer I

Senior Lecturer Ag. HOD


1998-2001

2001-2008

2008-2012

2012-Date

2014-2016

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

Committee                                                                                    2007

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

 

G.           PUBLICATIONS

 

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.

Technical Report

 

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.

 

H.                TRAININGS/WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

 

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.

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

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.