Chinaka, Ikechukwu Chiemena

Assistant Lecturer

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First Name Ikechukwu
Middle Name (initial) C.
Surname Chinaka
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Programme Crop Science
Department Agriculture
Faculty Agriculture

Biography (Education/Professional Experience/Professional Accomplishments)

Chinaka, Ikechukwu Chiemena is currently an Assistant Lecturer with the Department of Agriculture,Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo,Ebonyi State. He has a masters degree in Plant Genetics and Breeding from Federal  University of Technology Owerri (FUTO)  and a bachelors degree in Crop Science and Biotechnology,Imo State University, Owerri. He has his research interest in Food Security; eradicating hunger  and attaining food sufficiency through Crop Improvement, development, production and circulation of new, improved crop varieties. He has been involved in a few number of researches which has been published in local journals.

Academic Qualifications

S/N Institutions attended Degree(s) Awarded year
1 Federal  University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) Masters degree(M.Sc.) 2019
2 Imo State University, Owerri Bachelors Degree(B.Sc.) 2010
3 Assemblies of GOD Bethel SEMINARY, Nekede Secondary school certicate Examination (S.S.C.E) 2002
4 Eziama Central School,Eziama First SCHOOL lEAVING Certificate (F.S.L.C) 1995

Research Interests

S/N Food Security
1 Eradication of Hunger
2 Crop Improvement
3 development of new and improved varieties of crops

Membership of Professional Bodies

1 Crop Science Society of Nigeria
2 Horticultural Society of Nigeria


1  Chinaka, i.c Ikeh, A.O., Usoro, E.U., Osadeby, P.J and Udoituen, I.O.(2017). Agronomic characterization and Evaluation of some Maize (Zea mays L.) Accessions in Okigwe, southeastern Nigeria. Crop Science Society of Nigeria (CSSN), 4th National Conference, Uyo 2017. Book of Abstract pp 54
2 Chinaka, I.C., Ngwuta, A.A., Okoli, E.E., Ojiako, F.O. and Peter-Onoh, C.A. (2017). Yield performances of 70 maize (Zea mays L.) Genotype from South Eastern Nigeria under Low  Soil Nutrient. Nigerian Journal of Crop Science, 4:2:53-60.
3 Ngwuta, A.A, Ohakosim, D.C, Ogwunga, M.C, Peter-Onoh,C.A and Chinaka, I.C .(2017). Preliminary Evaluation of Agronomic Characteristics of Some Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) Genotypes in a Rainforest Agroecology of Nigeria. Crop Science Society of Nigeria (CSSN), 4th National Conference, Uyo 2017. Book of Abstract pp 39
4 Ikeh, A. O., Ndaeyo, N.U., Essien, B.A, Udoh, E.I., Chinaka, I.C and Peleyeju, K.O. (2017) Response of Soybean (Glycine max L. Merr.) varieties to Different Sowing Dates in Okigwe Southeastern Nigeria. Crop Science Society of Nigeria (CSSN), 4th National Conference, Uyo 2017. Book of Abstract pp 35
5 Nwanne, A.J., Ikeh, A.O., Essien, B.A. and  Chinaka, I. C. (2018). Effect of Inter Row Spacing on Growth and Foliar Yield of Waterleaf (Talinumtriangulare Jacq.) in Afikpo, Southeastern Nigeria. In : Proceedings of 5th National Conference of Crop Science Society of Nigeria Held at University of Nigeria Nsukka pp.120-126.


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