Akintoye, Henry Akinwumi (Dr)



Area of specialization:

Plant physiology/plant nutrition

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Ph. D.

Brief Profile

Twenty five years research experience in Agronomy, Soil Science, Horticulture and Field research trials. Teaching and demonstration in practical to Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate students.  Have expertise on different ecological zone research. Have the ability to use physiological approach to elucidate the performance of horticultural crops using Eco regional approach in the forest and savanna zones of West Africa. Skilled in field plot techniques, statistical design and analysis with computer, laboratory techniques, scientific writing, and proposal development and project evaluation. Consultant on sustainable Agricultural Production System in Sub-Saharan Africa. Conduct as a member of multidisciplinary teams diagnostic surveys using (Rapid rural appraisal and Farmers participatory research techniques) in collaboration with ADPs, NARS, IARCS and Nongovernmental organizations (NGO’s) to identify indigenous knowledge systems for the development of sustainable agricultural systems for all the agro-ecological zones in Nigeria. Also, I’m a consultant of IITA/Leventis Project on Horticultural Crops – Fruits, vegetables and Ornamentals and National Coordinator of FAO Cultivar Performance Database (HORTIVAR) in Nigeria. Dr. Akintoye has to his credit 27 international Journal publications, 5 International conference papers, 10 local conference papers and 1 contribution to a book.


Akintoye, H.A., E.O. Lucas, and J.G. Kling 1997. Effects of density of planting and time of N application of maize genotypes in different ecological zones of West Africa. Communication in Soil and Plant Analysis Vol. 28 Nos 13 and 14:1163-1175.

Akintoye, H.A., J.G. Kling, and E.O. Lucas. (1999). N use efficiency of Single, Double and Synthetic maize lines grown at four N levels in three ecological zones of West Africa. Field Crops Research: 60 (3) 189-199.

Akintoye, H.A., J.G. Kling, and E.O. Lucas. (1999). Grain yield and yield components ofVSingle Double and Synthetic maize lines grown at four N levels in three ecological zones of West Africa. Tropical Agriculture 76:51-56.

Akintoye, H.A., A. O. Adeyemi, A.R. Adedipe (2002). Influence of nitrogen and plant population on yield and yield components of cucumber grown in south-western Nigeria. Crop Research 23 (3):493-500

Olufolaji, A.O., H.A. Akintoye., A.A. Kintomo, and K.O. Alasiri (2002). Comparative evaluation of soil and foliar fertilizers on the growth and yield of Celosia argentea. Plant Scientist 21:73-78.

Akintoye, H.A., E.O.Agbeyi, and A.O. Olaniyan (2005). Effect of live mulch on the fruit yield of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentus) in south western Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture Vol. 26 (1): 27-37.

Olajide-Taiwo, L.O., A.A. Olaniyan., O.N. Iluyomade., and H.A. Akintoye (2005). Importance of fruits in a democratic deregulated economy: the case of selected rural communities in Oyo and Ekiti States of Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Extension Vol. 8: 60-64.

Nwaguma, E.I., O.A. Olufolaji., and H.A. Akintoye (2005). Growth response and susceptibility of Telferia occidentalis Hook F. to the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita. Nigerian Journal of Horticultural Science Vol. 10 52-58.

Olaniyan, A.O., H.A. Akintoye and Bunmi Olasanmi (2006). Effect of different sources of nitrogen on growth and yield of Solanum macrocarpon in derived savanna of Nigeria. Journal of Agronomy Vol. 4 (2): 182- 185.

Kintomo, A.A., H.A. Akintoye, and K.O. Alasiri (2008). Role of legume fallow in intensified vegetable-based systems. Communications in Soil and plant analysis. Vol.39 (9&10): 1261-1268.