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Dr. ABO ISO NTA

SNR. Lecturer
Zoology and Environmental Biology
abonta@unical.edu.ng

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND• Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree in Entomology: University of Calabar.• Master of Science (M.Sc) degree in Zoology (Entomology): University of Calabar.• Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Zoology (Entomology): University of Calabar.• West Africa School Cerificate: Union Secondary School, Ibiaku. Akwa Ibom State.• First School leaving Certificate (FSLC): Big Qua P.C.N. Primary School, Calabar Municipality.AREA OF SPECIALIZATION• Entomology and Pest Management.CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST• Biopesticides in the control of insect pests of plants and animals.• Preservation of Pisces using Phytochemicals.PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONMember: Entomological Society of Nigeria (ESN)Member: International Society for Pesticidal Plants.Member: Biopesticide Society of Nigeria.Member: Nigerian Society for Plant Protection.

Ikpeme E.V., Udensi O., Ekauo U.B., Nta A.I. and Taken I.A.(2011). Evaluation of the therapeutic Potentials of Enantia chlorantha (oliv.): an anti-malarial herb.Elixir Applied Botany, 41: 6032-6036. Indexed and Abstracted in: Index Copernicus.


Ebigwai J.K., Edu E.A., Illondu M.E., Nta A.,Udensi U. and Oku E.E. (2012). Efficacy of different herbal preparations of Azadarachta indica Juss. On a 4-day Schizontocidal test on Plasmodium berghei, Africa Journal of Pharmacy and Pharacology, 6(15): 1153-1156. Indexed and Abstracted in Google Scholar, CAB Abstracts, and DOAJ.


Ebigwai J.K., Edu E.A., Obi-iyeke G.E., and Nta A.I. (2012). Larvacidal activity of Citrus paradise macf. And Murraya Koenigii Spheng. (Rutaceac) extracts on Microfilaria Larva of Simulium yahense. Annals of Biological Research, 3(4): 1985-1987. Indexed and Abstracted in Google Scholar, EBSCO, CABI.


Ukeh D.A., Oku E.E., Udo I.A., Nta A.I. and Ukeh J.A. (2012). Insecticidal effect of fruit extracts from Xylopia aethiopica and Dennettia tripetala (Annonaceae) against Sitophilus oryzae (coleoptera: Curculionidae). ChileanJournal of Agricultural Research, 72(2): 195-199. Indexed and Abstracted in Scopus, DOAJ, CAB Abstract.


Ikpeme E.V., Nta A.I., Ekaluo U.B. and Udensi O. (2012). Phytochemical screening and haematological evaluation of Parkia biglobossa and Gongronema latifolium. Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research, 2: 2599-2606. Indexed and Abstracted in: Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, DOAJ.


Nta, A.I., Ibiang Y.G., Edu N.E., Ekanem B.E. and John Q.E.(2013). Insect pest damage to leaves of cowpea (vigna unguiculata L.Walp): comparative effects of aqueous extracts of Piper guineesis, Allium sativum and Myristic afragrans. IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, 3(2): 17-20. Indexed and Abstracted in: cross Ref. Google Scholar


Ibiang Y,B., Ekaluo U.B., Nta A.I., Ikpeme E.V., Ekanem B.E. and Eren F.A.(2013). Effect of dettsmethrin and ridomil on serum biochemical parameters in the rat (Rattusnorvegicus).European Journal of Toxicological Science, 2013:1


Ibiang Y.B., Ekaluo U.B., Nta A. I., Peter A.S., Ekpo P.B. and Udoh A.G. (2014), Nephrotoxicity of Ridomil and Chlorpyriphos. a preliminary Investigation of Pesticides Interaction. Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences, 6(2): 55-60. Indexed and Abstracted in: scopus


Ibiang Y.B., NtaA.I., Ikpeme E.V., Mowang D.A., Udoh D.A. and Omoike C. (2014).Testicular, Sperm and haematological toxicity of Ridomil and Chlorpyriphos in single and combined exposure.Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences, 6(2): 113-118. Indexed and Abstracted in: scopus


Oku E.E, Udo S.m., Okon O. E., Arikpo E.N., Ekpenyong J.F., and Nta A. I. (2006). Fingernails as reservoir of human pathogens: A case study of hawkers of ready-to-eat foods in Adim community in Cross River State.Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Science, 2(3): 12-16.


Okon O.E., Udoutun M.F., Oku E.E., Nta A.I., Etim S.E., Abraham J.T., and Akpan P.A. (2007). Prevalence of Urinary Schistosomiasis in Abini community, Biase Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria.Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, 28(1): 28-31


Nta A.I., and Oku .E.E. (2010). Effect of delayed harvest on the infestation and damage of sweet patato(Ipomoea batatas) varieties by Cylas puncticollis. International Journal of Zoology, 2(l}\ 7-10


Mofunanya A. A. J. and Nta A.I. (2011). Determination of Phytochemicals in Telfairia occidental is, Amaranthus hybridus, Phaseolus vulgeris and Sphenostylis stenocarpa inoculated with Telfaria mosaic virus (TeMV). International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 6(142): 1-8


Edu N.E., Ibiang Y.B., NtaA.I., Ekanem B.E., and Ekpo P.B. (2014). Micronutrients content and morphological performance of three varieties of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L) grown in Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Life Sciences Research and Discovery, 1:1-4. (Indexed and Abstracted in: Google scholar).


Nta A.I., Uyoh E.A., Oku E. E., and Edu N.E. (2009). Effects of Piper guineense seed and Zingiber Officinale rhizome powder on Callosobruchus maculatus in cowpea. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 4:142-147


Nta A.I., Ibiang Y.B., Edu N.E., Ogban E.T., and Mofunanya AJ. (2014). Field Management of Cylas sp. in sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) using Aframomum melegueta powder and aqueous extract. Journal of life sciences Research and Discovery, 1:10-13. (Indexed and Abstracted in: Google scholar).


Nta, A. I, Agbo, B. E. and Udoekong, N. S. (2015). Bioinsecticidal and Grain protectant activities of mix powder of Vernonia amygdalina and Ocimum gratissimum against callosobruchus maculatus in Calabar, Nigeria

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Annual conference of Entomological Society of Nigeria held at University of Lagos, Lagos State 6th – 8thOctober, 2015
Annual conference of Entomological Society of Nigeria held at University of Lagos, Lagos State 6th – 8thOctober, 2015
Start: Tuesday 6th October, 2015
End: Thursday 8th October, 2015
Annual conferences of Entomological Society of Nigeria held at University of Abuja,
Annual conferences of Entomological Society of Nigeria held at University of Abuja, 7th -10 October, 2014.
Start: Tuesday 7th October, 2014
End: Friday 10th October, 2014
2nd Annual Conference of Biopesticides Society of Nigeria held at the University of Calabar, Calabar 30th November – 3rd December, 2015.
2nd Annual Conference of Biopesticides Society of Nigeria held at the University of Calabar, Calabar
Start: Monday 30th November, 2015
End: Thursday 3rd December, 2015
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