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Dr. Reagan Bessong Agbor

Lecturer 1
Genetics and Biotechnology
reaganagbor@unical.edu.ng

dr. Agbor Reagan Bessong is married with four children, he is an environmental biotechnologist. He si dicipline, Hardworking, social and jovial and a born again christian.

Agbor, R.B., I.A Ekpo., A.N Osuagwu, U.U Udofia, S.P Antai (2012). Biostimulation of microbial degradation of crude oil polluted soil using cocoa pod husk and plantain peels. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research, 2(3): 464-469.


Agbor, R.B., Ekpo I.A., Udofia U.U., Okpako and Ekanem B.E (2012). Potentials of cocoa pod husks and plantain peels in the degradation of total petroleum hydrocarbon content of crude oil polluted soil. Archives of Applied Science Research, 4(3):1372-1375.


Ekpo I.A., Agbor, R.B., Okpako, E.C., Ekanem, B.E (2012). Effect of crude oil polluted soil on germination and growth of soybean (Glycine max). Annals of Biological Research, 3(6):3049-3054.


Ekpo I.A., Agbor, R.B., Ekanem A., Ikpeme E.V., Udensi U., Effiong B.E (2012). Effect of crude oil on the physicochemical properties of sandy loam soil amended with cocoa pod husks and plantain peels. Archives of Applied Science Research, 4(3): 1553-1558.


Ekpo I.A., Agbor R.B., Osuagwu, A.N., Ekanem B.E., Okpako E.C., and Urua I.S (2012). Phytochemical and comparative studies of the stem bark and root of Xylopia aethiopica (dunal.) A. Rich. World Journal of Biological Research, 5(2): 41-44.


Ekpo, I.A., R.B Agbor., E.C Okpako., B.E Ekanem., P.A Otu. (2012). Effect of crude oil and stimulated acid rain on the growth and physiology of Thaumatococcus daniellii. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences. 2(9):21-25.


Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A and Ekanem, B.E (2012). Antimicrobial properties and Nutritional composition of Aspilia africana C.D Adams. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology. 2(7): 94-102.


Mboto, C.I., Agbo B.E., Ikpoh, I.S., Agbor, R.B., Udoh, D.I., Ambrose, E.E and Ekim M.A (2012). Bacteriological study of Raw meat of Calabar abattoir with public health and verterinary importance. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research. 2(4):529-532


Ekpo, I.A., Agbor, R. B., Osuagwu, A.N., Okpako E.C and Ekanem, B.E (2012). Growth and physiological responses of lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) to simulated acid rain. International Journal of Current Research. 4(8):62-65.


Ikpoh, I.S., Lennox, J.A., Agbo, B.E., Takon I.A., Agbor, R.B and Ukpong, E.J (2012). Comparative Bacteriological quality evaluation of fresh meat obtained from two abattoirs in Calabar, Cross River State. International Journal of Current Research. 4(8): 76-78.


Ekpo, I.A., R.A Agbor., A.N Osuagwu., E.C Okpako and B.E Ekanem (2012). Evaluation of Eight cowpea (Vigna unguiculata I. walp) species for yield and Associated traits. International Journal of Pure and Applied Science and Technology. 12(2): 1-7.


Ekpo I.A., A.N Osuagwu., Ekanem, B.E and R.B Agbor (2012). Phytochemical analysis of Aframomum melegueta and Piper Guineense. Journal of Current Research in Science, 1(1):24-27.


Ekpo I.A., Osuagwu A.N., Okpako E.C., Agbor R.B., Ekanem B.E (2013). Physicochemical and morphological features of Talinum triangulare (water-leaf) exposed to hydrocarbon polluted soil. Global Journal of Biodiversity Science and Management. 3(1):52-57


Ekpo I.A., Agbor R.B., Okpako E.C., Osuagwu A.N (2013). Environmental toxicity of black toner waste on anatomical features of Achatina achatina (Giant Tiger Land Snail) species. International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2(4):47-52.


Ekpo I.A., Inyang Peggie., Osuagwu A.N., Agbor R.B., Okpako E.C., Ekanem B.E (2013). Environmental impact assessment of the physical and chemical properties of groundwater quality in Calabar, Cross River State-Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology. 2(1):186-193.


Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A., Okpako E.C., Osuagwu A.N., Ekanem B.E (2013). Absorption and Biodegradation of hydrocarbon polluted aquatic environment using Agro-wastes. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology. 2(1):186-193.


Ekanem B.E., Osuagwu, A.N., Aikpokpodion P., Ekpo I.A., Agbor R.B and Ibiang Y.B (2013). Phytochemical composition of caladium species. Global Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. 1(1):132-135.


Ikpoh S.I., Utsalo S.J and Agbor R.B (2013). Seroprevalence and distribution of antibodies to vibro cholera somatic antigens in sera and breastmilks of parturient women in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria, International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2(4): 18-30.


Osuagwu A.N., Ekpo I.A., Okpako E.C and Agbor R.B (2013). Effect of crude oil pollution on germination, seedling growth and yield of three varieties of Abelmoschus esculentus. Journal of Current Research in Science, 1(1): 15-19.


Ekpo I.A., Agbor R.B., Ekanem A.P., Okpako E.C and Inyang P.I (2013). Assessment of heavy metal status and bacteria population in municipal borehole water in landfill and non-landfill area in Calabar municipality, Cross River State, Nigeria, International Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2(4):31-41.


Edu N.E., Ekpo I.A and Agbor R.B (2013). Effects of crude oil polluted soil on the sprouting and growth of sweet potato (Ipomoea batata L.), Journal of Current Research in Science, 1(1):11-14.


Ekpo I.A., Agbor R.B., Osuagwu A.N., Ekanem A.P., Okpako E.C and Ekanem B.E (2012). Relationship between bacteria associated with fish pond sediment, water and the fish. Journal of Current Research in Science, 1(1): 50-54


Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A., Ekaluo U.B., Okpako E.C., Okigbo A.U., Osang J. E., Kalu S. E. (2013). Groundwater Quality Assessment Of Some Selected Boreholes In Calabar. World Rural Observ; 5(3):37-41.


Okpako E.C., Osuagwu A.N., Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A., Kalu S.E.(2013). Repellance Effect Of Aqueous Extract Of Alligator Pepper (Aframomum Melegueta K. Schum) On Insects Of Okra. World Rural Observ.,5(3):42-46.


Osuagwu A.N., Okigbo A.U., Ekpo I.A., Chuwukrah P.N., Agbor R.B (2013). Effect of Crude Oil Pollution on Growth Parameters, Chlorophyll Content and Bulbils Yield in Air Potato (Dioscorea bulbifera L.), International Journal of Applied Science and Technology., 3(4): 37-42


Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A., Osuagwu A.N., Okpako E.C., George U.M (2014). Enhancement of Bioremediation and Rehabilitation of spent engine oil impacted soil, International Journal of Biological Sciences,1(2):44-51.


Osuagwu, A.N., Chukwurah, P.N., Ekpo, I.A., Akpakpan E.E and Agbor, R.B. (2014). Variation, correlation and path coefficient analyses in seed yield and related characters in local accessions of African Yam Bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) from Southern Nigeria. African Journal of Agricultural Research., 9(2): 211-215.

Andem A.B., Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A (2013). Review on comet assay: A reliable tool for assessing DNA damage in animal Models, Journal of Current Research in Science, 1(6):405-427.


Ekpo I.A., Agbor R.B., Ekaluo U.B., Ikpeme E.V., Kalu S.E and Osang J.E (2013). Hepatotoxicity of Ipomoea batatas leaf extract on male wistar rats., American International Journal of Biology., 1(1): 29-36.


Antai S.P., Unimke, A.A and Agbor, R.B (2014). Assessment of the heterotrophic and crude oil utilizing microorganisms of Imo river estuary of the Niger Delta mangrove ecosystem, American International Journal of Biology. 2(1): 29-42


Unimke A.A., Antai S.P and Agbor R.B (2014). Influence of Seasonal variation on the microbiological and physicochemical parameters of Imo river estuary of the Niger Delta Mangrove Ecosystem, American International Journal of Biology. 2(1):61-74


Unimke A.A., Antai S.P and Agbor R.B (2014). Hydrocarbonoclastic and extracellular enzyme potential of microorganisms isolated from Imo river estuary of the Niger Delta mangrove ecosystem, International Journal of Biological Sciences,1(2):23-30.


Okpako E.C., Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A. and Osuagwu A.N (2014). Effect of powdered ginger (Zingiber officinale) on deterioration of stored shelled melon seeds (Colocynthis citrullus L.). International Journal of Biological Sciences, 1(2):1-4.


Unimke, A. A., Antai, S. P., Agbor R. B., Nseabasi, N. O., and Agbo, B. E (2014). Evaluation Of Seasonal Variation In The Microbial And Heavy Metal Concentrations Of Imo River Estuary Of The Niger Delta Mangrove Ecosystem. Advance Research in Agriculture and Veterinary Science., 1(2): 88-94.


Agbor R.B and Okoi E.P (2014). The early life toxicity of Godogbo (Adenia cissampeloides) stem against catfish juveniles. Researcher, 6(9):17-19.


Agbor R.B., Ekpo I.A., Kalu S.E., Bassey I.U., Okoi E.P and Ude E.O (2015). Growth pattern of two crop species on bio-remediated hydrocarbon polluted soils. Scientific Research and Essays, 10(2): 58-63


Agbor R.B., Asor J.E, Ipoh A and Ude E.O (2015). Tolerance Potentials of Cocoa (Theobroma cacao) on Crude Oil Polluted Soil. British Biotechnology Journal.,7(3):111-121


Agbor R.B., Okoi E.P., Uno U.U and Iyam S.O Phytochemical, proximate and antimicrobial screening of neglected and underutilized Dioscorea species (Landrace) in Boki Local Government Area, Cross River State - Nigeria. Advances in Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 1(5):1-10


Okpako E.C and Agbor R.B. (2014). Use of Monodora myristica as surface protectant against Dermestes maculates on stored Clarias gariepinus. Advances in Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 1(1): 1-6


Agbor R.B., and Etok E (2014). Enhanced Growth Performance Of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) In Crude Oil Polluted Soil Using Rice (Oryza sativa) Husks And Cassava (Manihot esculata) Peels. In press


Agbor, R. B., Okpako E.C and Joel N.P (2014). Phytochemical, Proximate Composition And Anti-Microbial Screening Of The Leaves And Twigs Of Morinda lucida. In press


Nwankpa, M. E., Agbor R.B., Amadi B. A and Ikpeme E.V (2015). Vitamin and Mineral content of Ageratum conyzoides (goat weed). Nature and Sciences, 13(14):1-5.


Ekanem B.E., Agbor R.B., Ibiang Y.B (2015). Biosystematics and Cytological studies of some West African species of Commelina: Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences, 4 (9): 33-43


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Agbor, RB., Antai, SP and Nkanang AJ. (2018). Microbial degradation of total petroleum hydrocarbon in crude oil polluted soil ameliorated with agro-wastes. Global Journal of Earth and Environmental Science, 3:1-7


Agbor, R.B and Antai S.P (2018). Enhancement of microbial degradation of crude oil polluted soil using Mexican sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia) and wild groundnut (Calapogonium mucunoides), International Journal of Ecology and Eco-solution, 5(1): 1-7


Agbor, R.B and Antai S.P (2018). Enhancement of microbial degradation of crude oil polluted soil using Mexican sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia) and wild groundnut (Calapogonium mucunoides), International Journal of Ecology and Eco-solution, 5(1): 1-7


Antai S.P, Iwatt G.D, Agbor R.B, and Antonio C (2017). Bacterial Plasmid Analysis and Occurrence of Integrons among the Heavy Metals Tolerant-Antibiotics Resistant Microbes from Hydrocarbon Polluted Ecosystem in Niger Delta Region, Advances in Biotechnology and Microbiology, 3(3)1-10


Agbor, R.B and Antai S.P (2018). Bio-stimulation of microbial degradation of crude oil polluted soil using cow dung and plantain peels, International Journal of Ecology and Eco-solution, 5(1):8-12

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