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Name

Dr. Macauley Asim Ittah

Department

Crop Science

Designation

Associate Professor

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Macauley Asim Ittah

Dr Macauley Asim Ittah is an Associate Professor of Crop Genetics and Breeding in the Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Wildlife Resources Management, University of Calabar, Nigeria. He was employed in the University of Calabar in August, 1994 as Assistant Lecturer and was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 2016. He holds a PhD degree from the University of Calabar. His research interest is in Ecological Genetics and Crop Breeding. He has published twenty three research articles in learned peer review journals and has presented five conference papers. Macauley Asim Ittah has successfully supervised and co-supervised five M.Sc. and three PhD students’ theses. He is working on “adaptation and plant bio-diversity in the humid tropical agro-ecology”. He is a member of the Genetics Society of Nigeria and currently the Financial Secretary. He was the Business Manager of the Nigerian Journal of Genetics (2012-2016). Dr. Ittah has reviewed scholarly articles for the Global Journal of Agriculture, Asian Journal of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Nigerian journal of Genetics and other international journals. He is Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Study fellowship Award recipient.


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Ittah, M.A., Binang, W. B. Ntia, J. D., & Shiyam, J. O. (2018). Analyses of genotypic diversity and adaptability of cowpea to humid tropical ecology. Journal of Agriculture and Ecology Research International, 14(2), 1-12.
Binang. W. B., Ittah, M.A., Ntia, J. D., & Edem, E. E. (2017). Latex yield of Para rubber (Hevea brasilliensis Muell. Arg) as a function of clonal variation and age at tapping in three locations in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Journal of Applied Life Sciences International, 10(3), 1-7.
Binang W. B., Ittah, M.A., Edem, E.E., & Essoka, A. (2017). Ecological characteristics of Para rubber (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg) productivity in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science 14(4), 1-10.
Ittah, M.A., & Arua, C. L. (2017). Evaluation of cowpea root system and yield traits in humid tropical agro-ecology. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 12(20), 1684-1688.
Ittah, M.A., & Etefia, A. P. (2017). Flowering, sexuality and yield characteristics analyses of industrial sugarcane in humid tropical agro-ecology. Proceedings of 41st Annual Conference of the Genetics Society of Nigeria held in Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, from 15th to 19 October, 2017.
Ittah, M.A., & Francis, E. E. (2016). Growth and yield traits of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) lines treated with hydrogen peroxide. FULafia Journal of Science and Technology, 2(1), 32-36.
Ittah, M.A., & Idu, P. O. (2016). Variations in some growth and yield traits in groundnuts induced by x – rays. Nigerian Journal of Genetics, 30, 60 – 66.
Binang W. B, Ansa J.E.O., Shiyam J.O., Ntia, J. D., & Ittah, M.A. (2016). Agronomic Biofortification of Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) as influenced by Rate and Time of Iodine Fertilization in south-eastern Nigeria SCIREA Journal of Agriculture, 1(1), 50-64.
Kwon-Ndung, E. H., Akomolafe, G. F., Goler, E. E., Terna, T. P., Ittah, M. A., Umar, I.D., Okogbaa, J. I., Waya, J. I., & Markus, M. (2016). Diversity complex of plant species spread in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, 8(12), 334-350.
Ittah, M.A., Binang, W. B., Shiyam, J. O., & Idu, P. O. (2016). Genetic and correlation analyses of the variation in yield traits in x-ray irradiated groundnut mutants. SCIREA Journal of Agriculture, 1(1), 64-77.
Arua, C.L. Ittah, M.A., & Andrew P. E. (2016). Association between root system and yield traits in cowpea growth in the humid tropical agro-ecology. Proceedings of 40th Annual Conference of the Genetic Society of Nigeria held in the University of Jos, Jos from 30th – 2nd November, 2016.
Akpan-Iwo, E. G, Ittah, M.A., & Iwo, G. A. (2015). Field performance and morphological variations of x-ray induced M2 mutant lines of fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis, Hook. F.). International Journal of Research in Agriculture and Forestry, 2, 1-5.
Shiyam, J. O., Binang, W. B., & Ittah, M.A. (2014). Evaluation of growth and yield attributes of some Chinese hybrid rice (Oryza sativa L) varieties in the coastal humid forest zone of Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, 7, 70 – 73.
Ittah, M.A., & Akpan-Iwo, E. G. (2014). Study of variations in x – ray induced mutants of fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis, Hook. F) grown in coastal humid eco - zone of Nigeria. Proceedings of 38th Annual Conference of the Genetics Society of Nigeria held in the Rubber Research Institute, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria 19th – 23rd October, 2014.
Binang, W. B., Shiyam, J. O., Ittah, M.A., & Uko, A. E. (2013). Rice (Oryza sativa l.) productivity response to depth of tillage and soil amendment in iron-rich soils of Calabar, Nigeria. Agricultural Science Research Journal, 3(7), 194- 198.
Iwo, G. A., Ittah, M.A., & Osai, E. O. (2012). Sources and genetics of resistance to soybean rust (Phakopsora pachyrhizi H. Sydow ans Sydow) in Nigeria. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Science, 4(10), 1 – 6.
Ittah, M.A., Ntia, J. D., & Ekanem, U. (2012). Genetic variation in morpho – agronomic characters of some maize cultivars in Calabar, South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Ecology, 5(3), 45 – 53.
Ittah, M.A. (2012). Distribution and cytogenetics of some species in the family Solanaceae in Jos Plateau, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Environment, 2(1), 12 – 18.
Ittah, M.A. (2012). Duplicate dominant gene inheritance of soybean rust resistance in soybean. Proceedings of 36th Annual Conference of the Genetics Society of Nigeria held in the University of Calabar, Calabar 15th – 18th October, 2012.
Ittah, M.A., Iwo, G. A., Osai., E., & Aki, E. E. (2011). Response of soybean genotypes to soybean rust (Phakopsora pachyrhizi (Sydow) infection in Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Ecology, 4(3), 54 – 69.
Ittah, M.A., Fawole, I., Shoyinka, S. A., & Hughes, J. D’A. (2010). Sources of resistance to seed transmission of some seed borne viruses of cowpea. Global Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 9(2), 69-76
Ittah, M.A., Fawole, I., Shoyinka, S. A., & Hughes, J. D’A. (2010). Response of cowpea lines to inoculation with four seed transmitted viruses of cowpea. Global Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 9(1), 17-24
Udo, I. A., & Ittuah, M.A. (2006). Performance of five swamp rice (Oryza sativa L) varieties at different sodium chloride levels. Global Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 5(2), 117 – 121.
Ittah, M.A. (2006). Relationship between yield and some yield components traits in cowpea varieties infected with two cowpea potyviruses. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 12(1), 11-18.
Afangideh, U., Uyoh, E., Ittah, M., & Uko, A. (2005). Morphological characterization of some cultivars of cucumber (Cucumis sativus). Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research, 14, 13 -18.
Ittah, M.A. (2004) Screening cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L) Walp) lines for infection responses to some cowpea viruses in Nigeria. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 10(4), 473 – 478.
Ittah, M.A. (2003). Relationship between yield and some yield components traits in cowpea varieties infected with Cowpea Aphid-borne Mosaic (CABMV) and Blackeye Cowpea Mosaic viruses (BlCMV). Proceedings of 37th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria held in the University of Calabar, Calabar from 16th - 20th November, 2003.

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37th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria held in the University of Calabar, Calabar1. Ittah, M. A. Relationship between yield and some yield components traits in cowpea varieties infected with Cowpea Aphid-borne Mosaic (CABMV) and Blackeye Cowpea Mosaic viruses (BlCMV)2003-11-162003-11-20
36th Annual Conference of the Genetics Society of Nigeria held in the University of Calabar, Calabar 2. Ittah, M. A. Duplicate dominant gene inheritance of soybean rust resistance in soybean 2012-10-152012-10-18
38th Annual Conference of the Genetics Society of Nigeria held in the Rubber Research Institute, 3. Ittah, M. A. and E. G. Akpan-Iwo Study of variations in x – ray induced mutants of fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis, Hook. F) grown in coastal humid eco - zone of Nigeria 2014-10-192014-10-24
of 40th Annual Conference of the Genetic Society of Nigeria held in the University of Jos, Jos 4. Arua, C.L. M. A. Ittah and Andrew P. E. Association between root system and yield traits in cowpea growth in the humid tropical agro-ecology2016-10-302016-11-02
41st Annual Conference of the Genetics Society of Nigeria held in Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, 5. ITTAH, M. A., A. P. Etefia (2017) Flowering, sexuality and yield characteristics analyses of industrial sugarcane in humid tropical agro-ecology2017-10-152017-10-19