OLADOKUN, Prof. Michael Ajao Olaniyi

B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D. agriculturist, born May 3, 1946, Ibadan, Oyo State; married Esther Mobolanle Abosede John 1986, three sons; Education: Ibadan District Primary School, 1956, Ibadan Boys' High School (Primary), 1957-60, Ibadan Boys' High School, Oke-Ado, 1961-65, International School, University of Ibadan, 1966-68, University of Ibadan, 1968-71, 1976-82, University of California, Riverside, USA, 1972:74; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 1991- 93, CAREER: Clerical Officer, Western Nigeria Judiciary, June-September 1968; Field Superintendent-in-Training, Bacita Sugar Cane Estate, 1969; Divisional Manager-in Training, Igbotako Oil Palm Estate, 1970; Divisional Manager, Ilushin Rubber Estate, 1971; Laboratory Demonstrator/Instructor in Crop Botany, Plant Anatomy and Crop Physiology, Department of Agricultural Biology, University of Ibadan, 1974-75, 1981-82; Research Officer, Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan, 1975-78; Part-time Instructor in Plant Physiology, Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Ibadan, 1977-78, 1980-81; acting Head, Agronomy Division, Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan,-1977; Senior Research Officer, CRIN, 1978-80; Principal Research Officer, CR1N, 1980-82; Lecturer for Cocoa Development Units and Tree Crop Unit Staff of Ogun, Ondo, Oyo and Bendel States in Botany, Agronomy and Extension Services of Tree Crop Production, 1981-86; Assistant Chief Research Officer, Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan, 1982-83; Head, Agronomy Division, 1982-86; Chief Research Of icer, CRIN, 1983-86; Senior Lecturer, Crop Production, Federal University of Technology, Akure, October 1986; Part-time Lecturer in Biological Sciences, Laboratory Technology Training Scheme, February-May 1987; member, University Panel on Seaweed, Federal University of Technology, Akure, since 1986; member, School Research Committee, FUTA, since October 1986; Consulting Agronomist to Federal University of Technology, Akure Consult, 1986; Co-ordinator, Cocoa Yield Survey in Nigeria (A Federal Government-Sponsored Project), 1981-86; member of Senate, FUTA, since August 1987; member Board of Teaching and Research Farm, FUTA, 1987; member, American Society of Horticultural Sciences, since 1973; member, American Society of Agronomy, since 1973; member, Science Association of Nigeria; member, Ecological Society of Nigeria; member, Weed Science Society of Nigeria; Life member, Agricultural Society of Nigeria; member, International Weed Science Society, 1977-79; member, Institute of Biology 1980; Publications: numerous scientific publications in learned journals; Hobbies: drama, reading; Official Address: Department of Crop Production, Federal University of Technology, PMB 704, Akure; Telephone: (034) 233113; Home: No. 12, 43 Close, 10th Avenue, Federal Housing Estate, Akure, Ondo State.
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