Adeoluwa, Olusola Oluyinka


Principal Research Officer

Area of specialization:

Plant Breeding

Official Email:


M. Agric (Plant Breeding)

Brief Profile

Olusola AdeOluwa was born in Lagos Nigeria but hails from Ogun State, Nigeria. She is a lover of agriculture hence her studying Agricultural science with plant breeding as area of specialization at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta for her Bachelor and Masters in Agriculture degrees. She just concluded her PhD in Crop Science with option in Plant breeding from the University of Fort Hare, South Africa. Her research interest include plant breeding of vegetables and ornamental crops, molecular biology, genetics and organic agriculture. She is an advocate of organic agriculture as she believes in care and safety of man, and the planet earth with its occupants including the animals, plants, soil, air and water. A member of Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON), Organization of Organic Agriculture Practitioners Nigeria (OAPN), Nigerian Plant Breeders Association, Healthy Foods for Consumers Initiative (Hefci, Nigeria), a non- Governmental Organization, etc. She is currently a principal research officer in the Floriculture Improvement Programme of the institute and has co-authored a number of scientific articles published in reputable local and international journals. She loves reading, vegetable gardening, athletics and playing volleyball. She is married with children.



  1. AdeOluwa, O.O. and Kehinde, O.B. (2011). Genetic variability studies in West African okra (Abelmoschus caillei). Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America ISSN Print: 2151-7517, ISSN Online: 2151-7525, doi:10.5251/abjna.2011.2.10.1326.1335 © 2011, ScienceHuβ, pp1326-1335.
  2. Akinkunmi, O.Y., Akintoye, H.A., Umeh, V.C. and AdeOluwa, O.O. (2012). Influence of spacing on the feeding activities of major pests of sunflower and their associated damage. Agriculture And Biology Journal Of North America  ISSN Print: 2151-7517, ISSN Online: 2151-7525 doi:10.5251/abjna.2011.2.10.1326.1335 © 2012, ScienceHuβ, pp.233-236.
  3. Henry A. Akintoye, Olukemi Y. Akinkunmi and Olusola O. (2012). Influence of media on establishment and growth of Chrysanthemum morifolii. Nigerian Journal of Horticultural Science. Horticultural Society of Nigeria. ISSN 1118- 2733 Vol.17 (2013) pp.146-156.
  4. Henry A. Akintoye, Olusola O. AdeOluwa, Olukemi Y. (2013). Effect of different growth media on the growth and flowering of beefsteak begonia (Begonia erythrophylla). Journal of Applied Horticulture, 2013.Volume 15 Issue 1:57-61, 2013.
  5. Olusola OLUYINKA ADEOLUWA, Olukemi YETUNDE AKINKUNMI, Henry AKINWUMI AKINTOYE and Adekemi OLUBUKOLA SHOKALU. (2014). Rooting, Growth and Sustainability of Yellow Ficus (Ficus retusa ‘Nitida’) as affected by Growth Media under Nursery Conditions. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences.8 (5): 2071-2080, October 2014. ISSN 1997-342X (Online), ISSN 1991-8631 (Print) © 2014 International Formulae Group. DOI :
  6. Ariyo, O. S., Akintunde, A. A. and AdeOluwa, O. O. (2015). Comparison of Clustering Methods for Different Data types using Rand Index. Journal of the Nigerian Statistical Association, Vol. 27, 2015, 74-88.
  7. AdeOluwa, O.O. and Amao, I.O., (2016). Consumer Awareness and Acceptance of Golden Sweet Melon. International Journal of Vegetable Science, pp.1-3. ISSN: 1931-5260 (Print) 1931-5279 (Online) Journal homepage: DOI:10.1080/19315260.2015.1067939
  8. Adegbite, O.O., Akinyemi, S.O.S., Amao, I.O and Adeoluwa, O.O. (2017) Consumer awareness and consumption of Passion fruit in Ibadan Metropolis. PASSIFLORA ONLINE JOURNAL June 2017.
  9. Olusola O. AdeOluwa, Olukemi Y. Akinkunmi, Henry A. Akintoye. (2017). Growth and flowering response of flamingo flower on selected growth media. Journal of Applied Horticulture, 2017. 19(1),46-50.


  1. AdeOluwa, O.O., Akinkunmi, O.Y., Akintoye, H.A., and Usman, N.M. (2011). Effect of Growth Media In The Propagation of Yellow ficus (Ficus retusa ‘Nitida’). Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON), 24th-29th July, 2011. University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. Page 285-288.
  2. AdeOluwa, O. O., Akinkunmi, O. Y. and Akintoye, H.A. (2014). Response of Flamingo flower (Anthurium andraeanum (Lind.) On Selected Growth Media. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON), 19th-23rd October, 2014. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
  3. Akinkunmi, O.Y., Akintoye, H.A., AdeOluwa, O.O. (2015). Influence of different nutrient application and crop varieties on insect population and yield of carrot (Daucus carota). Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON), 30th Nov -3rd December, 2015. Agricultural Research House, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria. Pp. 360-363.
  4. Akinkunmi, O.Y., Akintoye, H.A., AdeOluwa, O.O., Shokalu, A.O., Adebayo A.G. and Olatunji, M.T. Insect Pests Incidence, abundance and damage on three local grass Varieties in Ibadan, South-Western Nigeria. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON), 29th October to 3rd November, 2017. Kabba College of Agriculture, Division of Agricultural Colleges, Ahmadu Bello University, Kogi State, Nigeria.
  5. Abdul-Rafiu, A. M. and AdeOluwa, O. O. Germination and Seedling Emergence of Marigold (Tagetes erecta L.) Seeds under Short Term Storage in Ibadan, Southwest, Nigeria. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference of the Association of Seed Scientists of Nigeria (ASSN), Akure 2018.Nigeria. pp 63-68.


  1. Agro-Morphological Characterisation, Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Combining Ability of Quality Protein Maize (Zea Mays) Genotypes for Low Nitrogen Tolerance (Postgraduate PhD Thesis) 2020. 284 pp
  2. Genetic Studies on Seed Yield and Seed Coat Colour in a cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) cross. (Postgraduate M. Agric. Thesis) 2009. 52 pp.
  3. Genetic Variability and Correlation Studies in West African Okra (Abelmoschus callei) (B. Agric. project