Osijo Adeyemi Itunu


Research Officer I

Area of specialization:

Plant Virology

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Brief Profile

Adeyemi is a PhD student in UI and a research officer in NIHORT, Ibadan. Adeyemi’s research interest is rapid detection of viruses that infect tropical food crops and plant disease management. Adeyemi’s current research is to investigate the rate of re-infection of virus free Musa spp. genotypes by Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV)




  1. Book Chapter– Olawale Arogundade, Titilayo Ajose, Itunu Osijo, Hillary Onyeanusi, Joshua Matthew and Taye H. Aliyu (2020). Management of viruses and viral diseases of pepper (Capsicum spp.) in Africa. In: Capsicum [working Title]. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.92266
  2. Journal– Arogundade, O., Salawu, A., Osijo, A. and Kareem, K. T. (2019). Influence of mulching on virus disease incidence, growth and yield of sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum). Poljoprivreda 25: 2019 (2) 38-44. DOI: 10.18047/poljo.25.2.6