DR. KELECHUKWU CHRIS. ALIONU EGBUCHA

DR. KELECHUKWU CHRIS. ALIONU EGBUCHA

Name
DR. KELECHUKWU CHRIS. ALIONU EGBUCHA

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Biography

PERSONAL DATA                   

NAME:  KELECHUKWU CHRIS.ALIONU EGBUCHA

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH              7TH APRIL, 1961. NKASI UMUOKPO EMEABIAM   OWERRI WEST LGA, IMO STATE

SEX:                                                    MALE

NATIONALITY                                  NIGERIAN

MARITAL STATUS:                          MARRIED

NAME OF SPOUSE:                       MRS. EGLAH KWA’ALA. EGBUCHA

NUMBER OF CHILDREN                FOUR (4)

NAMES AND AGES OF CHILDREN:                    

MISS MILLICENT EGBUCHA -26YRS.

EL-NATHAN CHUKWUMA EGBUCHA –9YRS         

GRACE AMARACHI EGBUCHA – 7YRS          

DESTINY P. EGBUCHA – 5YRS

NEXT OF KIN:                       El-nathan Chukwuma Egbucha C/o Mrs. Eglah K.     Egbucha . Cottage Hospital Fufore Yola.

PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS: C/O Assemblies of God Church, Nkasi village Umuokpo Auto. Comm., Emeabiam,  Owerri West

DATE OF ASSUMPTION OF DUTY IN MOUAU: 21ST AUGUST, 2017

STAUS AT FIRST APPOINTMENT: SENIOR LECTURER

PRESENT STATUS: SENIOR LECTURER

DATE OF LAST PROMOTION: NIL

DATE OF CONFIRMTATION OF  APPOINTMENT: NIL

PRESENT SALARY: CONUAS 5 STEP 2

STATE OF ORIGIN: IMO

LOCAL GOVT. OF ORIGIN: OWERRI-WEST

RELIGION: CHRISTIANITY

CURRENT ADDRESS: DEPT. OF PLANT SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY,COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES, MOUAU.

EMAIL: kelechukwuegbucha@mouau.edu.ng

DEPT/ UNIT: DEPT. OF PLANT SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, COLNAS

 ACADEMIC ATTAINMENTS, INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED AND DATES:

Ph.D Botany (Cytogenetics & Plant Breeding): Fed. Univ. of Tech. Yola                      2011

M.Tech Botany (Cytogenetics. and Plant. Breeding): Fed. Univ.of Tech.Yola               2002

B. Sc (Ed.) Biology (Second Upper Division): Univ. of Benin, Benin City                     1985

Higher School Certificate (HSC): Govt. College, Owerri                                               1980

West African School Certificate: (WASC) Obazu Comm. Sec. Sch. Mbieri                1978

First School Leaving Certificate:   Central Pri. Sch. Emeabiam                                   1973  

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY: MICROSOFT WORD, POWER POINT, MICROSOFT ACCESS, INTERNET MAILING AND BROWSING

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL ARTICLES

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Egbucha, K.C.; Isa, H and Aghale, D.N. (2017). Effects of early weed removal on

some yield attributes OF Zea mays L. var. TZB (FARZ 34) cultivated in Owerri, southeast Nigeriaa. Juornal of Plant and Agriculture research vol. 2  issue1: 14.

Egbucha, K.C. and Nduche, M.U. (2017). Effect of 1:1 mixture of

8-hydroxyquinolene and Alpha Bromonaphtalene chemical on meiosis in Gandropsis gyandria  L. (Cappridaceae). Advances in Biology and Biomedicine 4(1): 1-4.

Egbucha, K.C ; Andrew, O. and Isah, H. (2017). Chromosome clumping in

 Vigna unguiculata L. root tips treated withPhostoxin fumigant. IMPACT:    International journal of Research in Applied, Natural and Social Sciences. Vol. 5 issue 8; 7-12

Aghale,D.N.; Egbucha, K.C and Umeh, O.J. (2017). Evaluation of some plant

extracts on the control of fungi infestation on yam storage. Nigeria Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment 13(2): 148-152.

 EGBUCHA, K. C, AGHALE, D. & ISA, H. (2016). Karyotype analysis in zea mays L.

var. everta (popcorn) cultivated within Owerri, southeast Nigeria. International Journal of Research in Applied, :atural and Social Sciences. Vol. 4, Issue 7: 127-132

H. Isa, J.C. Onovo and K.C. Egbucha (2016). Dicentric chromatid bridges and

pollen sterility in Cleome gynandra. Academic journal of science 06(1):171-176.

 Ejiogu, M.C; Egbucha, K.C and Ezeibekwe, I.O. (2016). Antifungal activity of the

Plant Costus afer extract on Yam (Dioscoreae species) rot pathogens in Owerri, south-east Nigeria. Journal of Botany and Research, vol. 1, issue 1: 1-6. 

Egbucha, K.C and Nwagbara, E.C. (2016). Chromosome and Mitotic Regularity in

fourteen varieties of Capsicum Crops cultivated in the north-east Subregion of Nigeria. International journal of Pharmacy and Bioscience. Accepted for publication.

Egbucha, Kelechukwu Chris; and Mary Ejiogu (2015). Cytological Characterization

of Capsicum annuum var. paprika (tattassi) cultivated in Owerri, eastern Nigeria, Journal of Plant and Agriculture Research,1(1): 1-5.

Egbucha Kelechukwu chris; Malgwi, Mohammed and Isa Hawa’u (2013).

Chromosome counts in fourteen varieties of Capsicum cultivated in the north-east subregion of Nigeria. Journal of League of Researchers in Nigeria 14(2): 83-90. 

Egbucha, K.C (2013). Total Chromatin Length and related Phylogenetic Ranking of

five varieties of Capsicum annum cultivated in Adamawa State, Nigeria. International Science Research Journal. volume 4.

Egbucha Kelechukwu chris; Malgwi Mohammed, Isa Hawa’u and Ezeibekwe

Innocent (2013). Chromosome studies on Capsicum  frutescens (Linn.) var.  Pequin cultivated in Imo State, Nigeria, Global Research Journal of Science 2(2):56-61.

Egbucha Kelechukwu chris; Malgwi Mohammed and Unamba, C.I.N (2013).

Genetic variability and crop improvement implications in some  varieties of Capsicum species (Family Solanaceae) cultivated in North-east Nigeria. International Journal of Science Commerce and Humanities, Volume No. 1 No.  6. 48-54.

Egbucha, KC; Malgwi, MM; Chessed, G; & MC Ejiogu (2013).  Cytological

investigation of Capsicum annuum L var. paprika (Solanaceae) cultivated around Owerri, Imo State of Nigeria. Research and Discovery in Science 1(1): 8-11.

Hawa’u Isa; K.C Egbucha M.M Malgwi and Nafisatu A. Tukur (2013). Cytological

Studies in Eichornia Crassipes (Mart.) Solms. American Journal of Plant Physiology. ISSN 1557-1539 / DOI 10:3923

Chessed, G., James, I., Yako, A. B. and Egbucha, K (2013). Prevalence of

Typhoid Fever infection among pregnant women at the antenatal care unit of specialist hospital, Yola North Local Government Area, Adamawa state, Nigeria. International Science Research Journal. volume 4(2). 93-99.

Chessed, G., Obak, E.O., Yako, A. B. and Egbucha, K. (2013). Prevalence of

Malaria infection among pregnant women in Yola South Local Government area, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Global Research Journal of Science 2(2):91-99.

Chessed, G., Lazarus, J. T., Yako, A.B. and Egbucha, K. (2013). Prevalence and

 management of malaria among infants and children in Yola north local government area, Adamawa state, Nigeria. Global Research Journal of Science 2(2): 83-90

Egbucha, K.C; Isa, H and Adelanwa, M.A. (2011). Phylogenetic studies on five

varieties of Capsicum frutescens Linn. Cultivated in Adamawa State of Nigeria, Agriculture, Business & Technology  9.

M.M Malgwi; H. Isa; K.C Egbucha (2010). Dicentric Chromatid bridges and Pollen

            Sterility in Cleome pentaphyla Linn.  the nucleus, 52(3): 119-123.

M.M Malgwi; K.C Kelechukwu; A.U Khan (2004). Daily Mitotic Index of root tips of

 Portulaca grandiflora Hook. the nucleus 47(1,2): 28-32,  

TEXTBOOKS AUTHORED/CO-AUTHORED

Keke, I.R; Onuoha, C.I & Egbucha, K.C (2013). Genetics manual/alternative to Practical Supreme Publishers, Owerri.

Ezeibekwe,I. and Egbucha,K.C.(2014) IntroductoryGenetics. Workbook/Alternative to practical. Cel-Bez Publishing Co,(Nig.) Ltd, Owerri, Nigeria.

TEXTBOOK CHAPTERS CONTRIBUTED

K.C Egbucha & I.O Ezeibekwe (2012). Non-Mendelian Genetics In: Kekeocha, c; Ijioma, B & Ezeibekwe, I. Introductory Genetics, Cel-Bez Publishing Company. Owerri.

K.C Egbucha & I.O Ezeibekwe (2012). Gene Linkage In: Kekeocha, c; Ijioma, B & Ezeibekwe, I. Introductory Genetics, Cel-Bez Publishing Company. Owerri.

Ezeibekwe, I.O & K.C Egbucha (2012). Cytoplasmic Inheritance In: Kekeocha, c; Ijioma, B & Ezeibekwe, I. Introductory Genetics, Cel-Bez Publishing Company. Owerri.

Ezeibekwe, I.O & K.C Egbucha (2012). Polyploidy In: Kekeocha, c; Ijioma, B & Ezeibekwe, I. Introductory Genetics, Cel-Bez Publishing Company. Owerri.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDING PAPERS PRESENTED

1. Chromosome Studies and Crop improvement implications in five accessions of Capsicum annuum cultivated in north east Nigeria. THE 38TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE GENETIC SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (EDO 2014).  Venue: Bishop Kelly Pastoral Centre, Airport Road, Benin City, Nigeria. 19th-23rd October, 2014.

2. Effects of B chromosomes and chiasmata frequency on the prolific reproduction of Eichhornia crassipes in Lake Geriyo, Adamawa State. 39TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF GENETICS SOCIETY OF NIGERIA, Venue: ATBU Bauchi. Nigeria: 27th-31st October, 2015.

3. Genetic Variability and Crop improvement implications in some varieties of Capsicum Species (Family Solanaceae) cultivated in north-east Nigeria. 22ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF BOTANNICAL SOCEITY OF NIGERIA (BOSON). Venue: U.N.N Nsukka 26th-30th May, 2014

4. Cytological Characterization of Capsicum annuum L. var. paprika Cultivated around Owerri, Imo State of Nigeria. 23ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION OF BOTANNICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (UNILAG 2015). 16th-20th August, 2015.

 WORK EXPERIENCE

N.Y.S.C: G.D.S.S Garba Chede Taraba State.  Sept. 1985-Aug. 1986.

Teacher: Adamawa State S.S.M.B Yola. 1987-2011.

Lecturer: Dept. of Plant Science and Biotechnology, IMSU.  2011-2015

S/Lecturer: Dept. of Plant Sci. and Biotech. MOUAU. Umuahia 2015 -

PRESENT EMPLOYMENT:

Rank:             Senior Lecturer. Dept. of Plant Science and Biotechnology, MOUAU Umuahia.

Salary:           CONUAS 5.2

Nature of Duties: Teaching, Research, Students’ Project and Seminar supervisions   etc   .

List of Courses Taught:     PSB. 413 --Plant Cytogenetics; BIO. 311 -- Genetics 11; BIO, 211-- Genetics 1; PSB. 434 -- Weed Biology; PSB. 472-- Plant Breeding; PSB. 343-- Comparative Anatomy of Plants; PSB 442 – Environmental Plant Physiology PSB. 617-- Cyogenetics and Plant Breeding, PSB: 611-- Applied Plant Anatomy PSB. 804 – Advances and current techniques in Plant Breeding. UGC 801 Advanced Satistical Methods , UGC 803 Experimental Design. SCI 801 ICT & Research Methology, Psb 313 Plant Ecology, BIO 421 Molecular Biology PSB 428 Biodiversity andConservation.

OTHER DEPARTMENTAL ASSIGNMENTS HELD:  

Course adviser: 200 level students.

Secretary: Departmental Curriculum review committee.

Fmr. Ag. Head: Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology

Fmr. Co-ordinator: Departmental Postgraduate Programmes.

Acting HOD. Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology 9/01/2017 till date

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:

Member: Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON)

Member: Genetics Society of Nigeria (GSN)

Member: Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN)

Member: FADIB Biotechnology Assoc. Nigeria

Registered Member: Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Patron: Nkasi Village youths Association.

Patron: Aladinma youths Association, Nkasi Umuokpo Autonomous Community.

Member: Church building Committee; Assemblies of God Church Nkasi Umuokpo.

Former President: Men’s Fellowship, AGC Song Adamawa State. 2001-2009.

Former Sunday School Supretendent: AGC Yola Town. 2009-2011. 

 REFEREES

1. Assoc. Prof. Garba Omosun (Head of Department).

    Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology.

    College of Natural Sciences.

    Michael Okpara Univ. of Agric. Umudike

    08063806575.

2 . Prof.M.I Nwufo. (Former DVC (Admin.).

     Department of Crop Science & Technology

     Federal University of Technology (FUTO), Owerri. 

     08033393858.

3. Prof. P.U Okorie.

    Dean: Faculty of Science.

    Imo State University, Owerri.

    08033386262.

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL ARTICLES

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Egbucha, K.C.; Isa, H and Aghale, D.N. (2017). Effects of early weed removal on

some yield attributes OF Zea mays L. var. TZB (FARZ 34) cultivated in Owerri, southeast Nigeriaa. Juornal of Plant and Agriculture research vol. 2  issue1: 14.

Egbucha, K.C. and Nduche, M.U. (2017). Effect of 1:1 mixture of

8-hydroxyquinolene and Alpha Bromonaphtalene chemical on meiosis in Gandropsis gyandria  L. (Cappridaceae). Advances in Biology and Biomedicine 4(1): 1-4.

Egbucha, K.C ; Andrew, O. and Isah, H. (2017). Chromosome clumping in

 Vigna unguiculata L. root tips treated withPhostoxin fumigant. IMPACT:    International journal of Research in Applied, Natural and Social Sciences. Vol. 5 issue 8; 7-12

Aghale,D.N.; Egbucha, K.C and Umeh, O.J. (2017). Evaluation of some plant

extracts on the control of fungi infestation on yam storage. Nigeria Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment 13(2): 148-152.

EGBUCHA, K. C, AGHALE, D. & ISA, H. (2016). Karyotype analysis in zea mays L.

var. everta (popcorn) cultivated within Owerri, southeast Nigeria. International Journal of Research in Applied, :atural and Social Sciences. Vol. 4, Issue 7: 127-132

H. Isa, J.C. Onovo and K.C. Egbucha (2016). Dicentric chromatid bridges and

pollen sterility in Cleome gynandra. Academic journal of science 06(1):171-176.

Ejiogu, M.C; Egbucha, K.C and Ezeibekwe, I.O. (2016). Antifungal activity of the

Plant Costus afer extract on Yam (Dioscoreae species) rot pathogens in Owerri, south-east Nigeria. Journal of Botany and Research, vol. 1, issue 1: 1-6.

Egbucha, K.C and Nwagbara, E.C. (2016). Chromosome and Mitotic Regularity in

fourteen varieties of Capsicum Crops cultivated in the north-east Subregion of Nigeria. International journal of Pharmacy and Bioscience. Accepted for publication.

Egbucha, Kelechukwu Chris; and Mary Ejiogu (2015). Cytological Characterization

of Capsicum annuum var. paprika (tattassi) cultivated in Owerri, eastern Nigeria, Journal of Plant and Agriculture Research,1(1): 1-5.

Egbucha Kelechukwu chris; Malgwi, Mohammed and Isa Hawa’u (2013).

Chromosome counts in fourteen varieties of Capsicum cultivated in the north-east subregion of Nigeria. Journal of League of Researchers in Nigeria 14(2): 83-90. 

Egbucha, K.C (2013). Total Chromatin Length and related Phylogenetic Ranking of

five varieties of Capsicum annum cultivated in Adamawa State, Nigeria. International Science Research Journal. volume 4.

Egbucha Kelechukwu chris; Malgwi Mohammed, Isa Hawa’u and Ezeibekwe

Innocent (2013). Chromosome studies on Capsicum  frutescens (Linn.) var.  Pequin cultivated in Imo State, Nigeria, Global Research Journal of Science 2(2):56-61.

Egbucha Kelechukwu chris; Malgwi Mohammed and Unamba, C.I.N (2013).

Genetic variability and crop improvement implications in some  varieties of Capsicum species (Family Solanaceae) cultivated in North-east Nigeria. International Journal of Science Commerce and Humanities, Volume No. 1 No.  6. 48-54.

Egbucha, KC; Malgwi, MM; Chessed, G; & MC Ejiogu (2013).  Cytological

investigation of Capsicum annuum L var. paprika (Solanaceae) cultivated around Owerri, Imo State of Nigeria. Research and Discovery in Science 1(1): 8-11.

Hawa’u Isa; K.C Egbucha M.M Malgwi and Nafisatu A. Tukur (2013). Cytological

Studies in Eichornia Crassipes (Mart.) Solms. American Journal of Plant Physiology. ISSN 1557-1539 / DOI 10:3923

Chessed, G., James, I., Yako, A. B. and Egbucha, K (2013). Prevalence of

Typhoid Fever infection among pregnant women at the antenatal care unit of specialist hospital, Yola North Local Government Area, Adamawa state, Nigeria. International Science Research Journal. volume 4(2). 93-99.

Chessed, G., Obak, E.O., Yako, A. B. and Egbucha, K. (2013). Prevalence of

Malaria infection among pregnant women in Yola South Local Government area, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Global Research Journal of Science 2(2):91-99.

Chessed, G., Lazarus, J. T., Yako, A.B. and Egbucha, K. (2013). Prevalence and

 management of malaria among infants and children in Yola north local government area, Adamawa state, Nigeria. Global Research Journal of Science 2(2): 83-90

Egbucha, K.C; Isa, H and Adelanwa, M.A. (2011). Phylogenetic studies on five

varieties of Capsicum frutescens Linn. Cultivated in Adamawa State of Nigeria, Agriculture, Business & Technology  9.

M.M Malgwi; H. Isa; K.C Egbucha (2010). Dicentric Chromatid bridges and Pollen

            Sterility in Cleome pentaphyla Linn.  the nucleus, 52(3): 119-123.

M.M Malgwi; K.C Kelechukwu; A.U Khan (2004). Daily Mitotic Index of root tips of

 Portulaca grandiflora Hook. the nucleus 47(1,2): 28-32,  

TEXTBOOKS AUTHORED/CO-AUTHORED

Keke, I.R; Onuoha, C.I & Egbucha, K.C (2013). Genetics manual/alternative to Practical Supreme Publishers, Owerri.

Ezeibekwe,I. and Egbucha,K.C.(2014) IntroductoryGenetics. Workbook/Alternative to practical. Cel-Bez Publishing Co,(Nig.) Ltd, Owerri, Nigeria.

TEXTBOOK CHAPTERS CONTRIBUTED

K.C Egbucha & I.O Ezeibekwe (2012). Non-Mendelian Genetics In: Kekeocha, c; Ijioma, B & Ezeibekwe, I. Introductory Genetics, Cel-Bez Publishing Company. Owerri.

K.C Egbucha & I.O Ezeibekwe (2012). Gene Linkage In: Kekeocha, c; Ijioma, B & Ezeibekwe, I. Introductory Genetics, Cel-Bez Publishing Company. Owerri.

Ezeibekwe, I.O & K.C Egbucha (2012). Cytoplasmic Inheritance In: Kekeocha, c; Ijioma, B & Ezeibekwe, I. Introductory Genetics, Cel-Bez Publishing Company. Owerri.

Ezeibekwe, I.O & K.C Egbucha (2012). Polyploidy In: Kekeocha, c; Ijioma, B & Ezeibekwe, I. Introductory Genetics, Cel-Bez Publishing Company. Owerri.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDING PAPERS PRESENTED

1. Chromosome Studies and Crop improvement implications in five accessions of Capsicum annuum cultivated in north east Nigeria. THE 38TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE GENETIC SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (EDO 2014).  Venue: Bishop Kelly Pastoral Centre, Airport Road, Benin City, Nigeria. 19th-23rd October, 2014.

2. Effects of B chromosomes and chiasmata frequency on the prolific reproduction of Eichhornia crassipes in Lake Geriyo, Adamawa State. 39TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF GENETICS SOCIETY OF NIGERIA, Venue: ATBU Bauchi. Nigeria: 27th-31st October, 2015.

3. Genetic Variability and Crop improvement implications in some varieties of Capsicum Species (Family Solanaceae) cultivated in north-east Nigeria. 22ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF BOTANNICAL SOCEITY OF NIGERIA (BOSON). Venue: U.N.N Nsukka 26th-30th May, 2014

4. Cytological Characterization of Capsicum annuum L. var. paprika Cultivated around Owerri, Imo State of Nigeria. 23ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION OF BOTANNICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (UNILAG 2015). 16th-20th August, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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