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Dr. Adewale Adeoti | Crop Entomology Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Adewale Adeoti, Africa Rice Center,Nigeria

Dr. Adewale Opeyemi Adeoti, a Nigerian entomologist born on February 19, 1987, in Abeokuta, Ogun State, holds a Ph.D. in Entomology from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Currently serving as a Research Associate at the Africa Rice Centre in Ibadan, he specializes in integrated pest management, with a focus on controlling insect pests affecting crops like rice and cucumber. With a passion for research and extensive experience in academia and agricultural institutions, Dr. Adeoti contributes significantly to sustainable agriculture đŸŒ±. He enjoys football and networking in his spare time.


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Education and Academic Achievements 📚

Adeoti’s educational journey began at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, where he earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Crop Protection before obtaining his Ph.D. in Entomology. His academic pursuits are supplemented by additional certifications, including one in Data Processing and completion of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) program.

Professional Experience đŸ’Œ

With roles ranging from Assistant Lecturer at Federal College of Agriculture to his current position as a Research Associate at AfricaRice, Adeoti has honed his skills in research supervision, project management, and scientific writing. His expertise extends to data analysis using analytical tools like R-statistics and SAS, reflecting his proficiency in applying both traditional and modern research methodologies.

Research Focus

Dr. Adeoti’s research focuses on optimizing crop protection and yield in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) cultivation đŸ„’. Specifically, he investigates the impact of agricultural inputs such as poultry manure and NPK fertilizer on managing insect pests in cucumber fields. Additionally, he explores the efficacy of biological control agents like Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana against the African Rice Gall Midge (AfRGM), Orseolia oryzivora. Furthermore, his work delves into trap crop strategies using grain amaranth to control pests like Aulacophora foveicollis and Epilachna chrysomelina, enhancing sustainable pest management practices in agriculture. Dr. Adeoti’s multidisciplinary approach contributes to the advancement of integrated pest management techniques đŸŒ±.

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Adewale Adeoti | Crop Entomology Award | Best Researcher Award

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