Akinrinola, Adebisi Omolola

Akinrinola, Adebisi Omolola


Principal Research Officer

Area of specialization:

Post-Harvest Value Addition / Horticultural Waste Utilization

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Brief Profile

Establishment of a soap production and training centre within NIHORT headquarters and continuous training of farmers, women, students and private individuals in the utilization of plantain/banana wastes for the production of natural African black soap as pastes, liquid and gel soaps.


  1. Amao, I.O., Olajide-Taiwo, F.B, Adeoye, I.B., Effi M.O ., Bamimore, K.M , Ngbede S.O ., Akinpelu, C.A, Fagbola, B.O, Nwankwo E .,  Habu S. , Idris Bala, A , Shuaibu Mohammed , Akinrinola, A.O, Hudu, A.H , Oyedele O.O and Olajide-Taiwo, L.O.(2019) Perception of Garden Owners on the Health and Nutritional Importance of Home Gardens in Nigeria. PAT June, 2019; 15 (1): 33-38 ISSN: 0794-5213 Publication of Nasarawa State University, Keffi
  2. Ademoyegun, O. T., Oduntan, A. O. , Akinrinola, A.O. and Igwe, Chizobam. (2018). Preliminary Evaluation of Physiochemical and Sensory Properties of Eight Mangoes Cultivars (Mangifera indica L.). In: Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of Horticultural Society of Nigeria (Hortson), Lafia 2018, Faculty of Agriculture Shabu-Lafia Campus, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
  3. Owolade, S.O., Akinrinola, A.O., Popoola, F.O., Aderibigbe, O.R., Ademoyegun, O.T. and Olabode, I.A. (2017) Study on physico-chemical properties, antioxidant activity and shelf stability of carrot (Daucus carota) and pineapple (Ananas comosus) juice blend.  International Food Research Journal 24(2): 534-540 (April 2017)
  4. Akinrinola A.O., et al. (2017).Development of natural soap from horticultural wastes. In: National horticultural research institute’s (NIHORT) publications for the 2017 Annual in-house research review/planning meeting report for Project 3.
  5. Owolade, S.O., Akinlabi, A.A., Ayorinde, J.O. and Akinrinola, A.O. (2016). Effects of Packaging Materials on Quality Attributes of Fruit Beverage made from Blend of Pineapple (Ananas comosus) and Beetroot (Beta vulgaris) under ambient Temperature Storage. Journal of Biological and Chemical Research Volume 33 (2) 2016 Pages No. 818-827.
  6. Owolade S.O., Babalola S.O., Popoola F.O., Akinrinola A.O., Olabode A.I.(2016). Study on physic-chemical property and shelf life of watermelon Jam under ambient storage. Journal of Agroalimentary Processes and Technologies 2016,22(4), 286-291
  7. Owolade S.O., Babalola S.O., Popoola F.O., Akinrinola A.O., Olabode A.I. (2009).Development of shelf- stable watermelon juice: a proactive measure for income generation and minimization of post- harvest losses. In: The 27th Annual conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria. Theme: Sustainable Horticulture for Better Livelihoods. Oct, 11th-16th, 2009.Eds Bala M.G., Auwala B.M., and Manga A.A.
  8. Popoola F.O., Babalola S.O., Akinrinola A.O., Ariyo C.Y. (2009).Microbiological and Organoleptic properties of mango juice flavored with lemongrass extracts. In: The 27th Annual conference of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria. Theme: Sustainable Horticulture for Better Livelihoods. Oct, 11th-16th, 2009. Eds Bala M.G., Auwala B.M., and Manga A.A.
  9. Babalola, S.O., Akinwande B. A., Akinrinola, A.O., Adesina, J.A.(2009) Comparative evaluation of physico – chemical characteristics of flour and sensory properties of chips from cultivars of cooking bananas and plantain. International Journal of Applied Agricultural and Apicultural Research. (IJAAR) .
  10. Akinrinola A.O.(2008). Nutritional knowledge, attitude, and dietary uses of spices among selected patients in the management of diet-related diseases in Ibadan, Southwestern Nigeria, Proceedings at  the first national stakeholders’ workshop on spices held at National Horticultural Research Institute, P.M.B. 5432, Idi-Ishin, Jericho Reservation Area, Ibadan, Nigeria. Theme: Spices: Opportunities for Research Development and Economic Empowerment, 2nd – 3rd  December, 2008.