Bio

Christiana is an Assistant Lecturer and PhD student in Department of Horticulture and Landscape Management, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria. She is a member of Horticultural Society of Nigeria and Chartered Institute of Horticulture, United Kingdom. She hold Bachelor of Agriculture.  and Master of Agriculture. in Horticulture and Landscape Management with interest in Edible Landscape, Landscape Management, Sustainable Landscape Design.She is passionate about aesthetic that add value to urban cities and communities.   

Career Status:
Graduate Student

Research Areas:
Environmental Plant Biology, Food Security, Growth Regulation, Physiology, Ecophysiology, Genomics

Publications

Thesis, Dissertation, and Project:

1.      Owolabi, C.O. (2015).  Impact of Management practices on conventional and edible landscape designs. M.Agric. Dissertation submitted to Postgraduate School, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria.

2.      Owolabi C. O. (2010).  Yield response of Amaranthus cruentus accessions to harvesting method. . B. Agric. Project. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Nigeria.

Conference Proceedings  

1.      Owolabi, C.O. and Bodunde, J.G. (2014).  Yield response of Amaranthus cruentus accessions to harvesting method. In: Olasantan, F.O et al (Eds.). Proceedings of 32nd Annual Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria held at the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta.Oct.19-23.Pp.129-132

2.      Owolabi, C.O, Bodunde, J.G and Fagbemi O.P.  (2014). Growth and yield response of Basil (Ocimum basilicum) to fertilizer types and rate. In: Olasantan, F.O et al (Ed.). Proceedings of 32nd Annual Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria held at the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta.Oct.19-23.Pp.124-128.

3.      Ola O.C., Owolabi C.O., Bodunde J. G., Olosunde O.M and Ogunsajo O.O (2019) Sustainable Landscape Design of Quadrangles in Higher Institutions.  Proceedings of 37th Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON), held at 18th - 22th November, 2019, at the Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, Ondo State.  (Letter of acceptance dated 13###sup/sup### October, 2019)

4.      Adediran O.I, Shobo B.A Bodunde J.G, Salau W.A., Owolabi C.O and Abadunmi. 2019. Growth and Yield Varaition in Accessions of Grain Amaranth (Amaranth spp).   Proceedings of 37###sup/sup### Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON), held at 18th - 22th November, 2019, at the Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, Ondo State.  (Letter of acceptance dated 18###sup/sup### October, 2019)

Journal

1.      Owolabi C.O, Bodunde J. G and Olubode O.O. 2019. Impact of Maintenance on a Conventional and Edible Plant Components Landscape Design Concept. African Journal of Horticultural Science. Africa Journal of Horticultural Science (June 2019) Vol 15:45- 56

2.      Owolabi C.O, Bodunde J. G., Osaghale E.O and Odusanya A.I. 2019. Market Gardening in Sustainable Development Goals: A case study of Lagos Metropolis. Nigeria Journal of Horticultural Science. Published by Horticultural Society of Nigeria. Vol 24(1) Pp.8-17. Published by Horticultural Society of Nigeria 

3.      Odusanya A.I, Owolabi C.O., Olosunde O.M, Bodunde J.G and Odedina J. N 2019. Propagation and Seedling Growth of Some Plant species used as Ornamental Hedges in Landscape Design. The Journal Ornamental Horticulture–OH (Revista Brasiliera de Horticultura Ornamental) Technical Article V. 25, No. 4, p. 383-389. Received Jun 07, 2019 | Accepted Oct 24, 2019 Licensed by CC BY 4.0 https://doi.org/10.1590/2447-536X.v25i4.2053. ISSN 2447-536X |\Publications\2053-9854-1-PB.pdf

4.      Adediran O.I, Bodunde J.G, Salau W.A., Shobo B.A and Owolabi C.O. 2019. Grain Yield and Nutritional Quality Train of Grain Amaranth (Amaranth spp) Accession. Journal of Horticultural Science. Vol 24(3) Pp.144-148. Published by Horticultural Society of Nigeria

5.      Odusanya A.I, Owolabi C.O, Bodunde J.G., Olosunde O.M., Odedina J. N. and 2019. Growth response of Hedge plants to Spacing in a Landscape. The Journal ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE –OH (Revista Brasiliera de Horticultura Ornamental) – 2052. Under Review

6.      Owolabi, C. O, Bodunde, .J. G.  Olubode, O. O. and Ogunsajo O.O. 2018.Assessment of Landscape and Tourism Potentials of Selected Capital Cities in Nigeria. European Journal of Horticultural Science. European Journal of Horticultural Science -18-00044(3). Under Review

7.      Odusanya A. I., Owolabi C.O, Bodunde J. G., Olosunde O.M and Odedina J. N. 2019. Post Pruning Regrowth Response of Some Hedge Species. Nigeria Journal of Horticultural Science. Published by Horticultural Society of Nigeria. Under Review

Volunteer Activities

Member of Local Organizing Committee for the Fourth Edition International “Fascination of Plant Day” (European Plant Science Organization (EPSO)) 2019

Trainee Conference for Emerging Entrepreneurs under YALILEARNS and Field of Skills and Dreams (April 2019)

Member of Local Organizing Committee for the Second Edition International “Fascination of Plants Day” (European Plant Science Organization (EPSO)) 2013

Member Skill Acquisition Community Development Scheme (NYSC) (2011 – 2012) Member Skill Acquisition Community Development Scheme (NYSC)    2011 – 2012

Presiding officer, Okene local government, Kogi State, Nigeria during 2011 Gubernatorial election, November 2011

Presiding officer, Dekina local government, Kogi Stat, Nigeria during 2011 Presidential, Senatorial and House of Representative election. March 2011

Presiding officer, Dekina local government, Kogi State, Nigeria during 2011 State House of  Assembly election.   March 2011

Trainee Youth Enterprise with Innovation Nigeria (You WIN) (Dec 2011)

Assistant General Secretary, Horticultural Students Association, UNAAB CHAPTER   (2008 -2009)

Student Representative, Students’ Union Government Representative Assembly. UNAAB (2007 -2008)

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