Prof. Sunday Ndubueze UKACHUKWU

 Prof. Sunday Ndubueze UKACHUKWU

Prof. Sunday Ndubueze UKACHUKWU

Dean

Biography

Name: Professor Sunday Ndubueze UKACHUKWU

Date & Place of Birth: November 9, 1958; Ugep, Cross River State, Nigeria 

Nationality/ Marital Status: Nigerian; Married, with four children (April 20, 1995; April 17, 1998; April 8, 2001 & October 9, 2007)

Permanent Address: P15A, Police Zone 9 Road, Ehimiri Housing Estate, Umuahia  Abia State, Nigeria

Telephone:  +234 (0) 802-620-0673

Email: snukachukwu@yahoo.com; ukachukwu.sunday@mouau.edu.ng

Next of Kin:     Mrs. O. G. Ukachukwu

Federal Medical Center, Umuahia Abia State, NIGERIA (Tel.: +2348063307779)

Present Employer:    Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND/QUALIFICATION

a)         PhD, M.Sc., & B.Agric. (Nig.)

b)         Certificates in: Advanced Computer Applications; Free & Open Software; Foundations of e-Governance                       

C.      WORK EXPERIENCE/PROGRESSION

1994 – Date:   Rose from Asst Lecturer (1994) to Professor (2008) in Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

Dec 2006 – Dec 2007             Sabbatical leave          Cross River Univ. of Technology

1993 – 1994                            Part-time Lecturer       University of Nigeria, Nsukka

1990- 1993                              General Manager      Chisam Food Ind. Ltd. Nsukka/Lagos

ADMINITRATION EXPERIENCE: Have held many administrative positions including:

(1) Senate Representative in University Governing Council 2013 - date

(2) Member of University Senate 2003 – 2006 & 2008 - date

(3) Director, Directorate for Transport: Feb 2008 - 2011

(4) Ag. Head, Department of Non-ruminant Animal Production: Sept 2003 - 2006

(5) Head of Poultry Unit, University Teaching and Research Farms: 2001 – 2004.

(6) Member, University Tenders Board 2008 – 2011.

(7) College Examinations and Timetable Officer: 1997 – 2001.

(8) Member, University Staff School Management Board 2000-2008

MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES/BODIES

Served in more than 30 committees at University, College and Department levels including

Member, Task Force on Mission, Mandate and Accomplishment of MOUA, Umudike 2006; Member, Technical Study Committee on ICT Statuesque in MOUA, Umudike 2006; Member, MOUAU-wide ICT Committee 2002-3012;

Member, Task Force on Presidential Committee on Successor Generation of Farmers 2006; Member, Task Force Team A on Proposal for ICT Development for World Bank STEP-B Projects, 2006;

Member, Committee on Development of the Niger Valley Basin Project, 2006;

Member, University Investigations Committee 2000-date;

Member, Senior/Junior Staff Interview Panels at various times;     

Member, University Strategic Planning Committee;

Chairman of many University Investigation Panels;

Chairman, College Exams and Time-Table Committee;

Chairman, College and Departmental Curriculum Committees.

SERVICE TO OUTSIDE BODIES/COMMUNITY SERVICE: Served/Serving in many, including:

Reviewer, Technical Report of Baseline Survey of Participating Communities in the CSDP (Community and Social Development Project), Abia State

Reviewer, Technical Report of Mid-Term Review of Participating Communities in the CSDP (Community and Social Development Project), Abia State

Resource Person to BCA-TV Farmer’s Enlightenment/Training Programme;

Survey of Use of Mucuna and its effect on the people of Nsukka and environs. A research/extension work sponsored by Rocke Feller Foundation.

Member of LOC of many National and International Workshops and Conferences;

Secretary, Financial Secretary, Treasurer, Vice Chairman and currently Chairman of Council, Chapel of Revelation, M.O.U.A. Umudike;

President, Varsity Staff (MOUAU) Multi-purpose Cooperative Society Limited;

Chairman, Board of Directors of MOUAU VASMUCS MFB LTD, Umudike;

Regional Chairman, Scripture Union (Nig.) Campus Fellowship, Okigwe Region.

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES, including:

British Society of Animal Science;

Nigeria Institute of Animal Science;

Nigerian Society of Animal Production;

Animal Science Association of Nigeria;

Agricultural Society of Nigeria.                

CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP/SEMINARS: Attended many national and International Conferences, Seminars and Workshops, including:

Nigerian Society for Animal Production Annual Conferences;

Agricultural Society of Nigeria Annual Conferences;

Animal Science Association of Nigeria Annual Conferences;

International Workshops on Food and Feed from Mucuna at Honduras and Kenya;

World’s Poultry Congress at Montreal;

Annual Conference of British Society of Animal Science at Nottingham;

NITDA Workshop on FOSS;

ETF Workshop on ICT;

UNU-IIST & NITDA organized Workshop and School on e-Governance;

UNU-IIST & NITDA organized Workshop and School on e-Governance;

Training on Critical Management Courses.

Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Confference at Dublin, Ireland

Sustainable Animal Agriculture for Developing Countries, China

 ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP AND DISTINCTIONS

  • Awards and Grants
  1. World Bank-NARP RGS Research Grant Award (NARP-RGS 027 of 1995)
  2. International Foundation for Science (IFS) Research Grant  (B/2511 of 1996)
  3. Rockefeller Foundation Research Grant of 2001
  4. ODASS Scholarship for TAPH in 1993/94 at University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  •  University Senate Grants
  • TETFUND Grants
  1. Review of Scientific Works

Reviewer for many national and international Journals, conferences and workshops, including:

  • Review of articles for South African Journal of Animal Science
  • Review of articles for Venezuela’s Revista Científica UDO Agricola (Scientific Journal UDO Agrícola)
  • Reiew of articles for Nigerian Journal of Animal Science
  • Review of articles for Nigerian Agricultural Journal
  • Review of articles for Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and Environment
  • Review of articles for Imo State University Journal
  • Reviewer for many other Journal publishing institutions/bodies
  • Editor of the Proc. of 25th Annual Conf. of Nig. Soc. for Anim. Prod. 2000.
  • Reviewer for other conferences, etc.

External Examiner

Served and serving as External Examiner of PG and undergraduate students in many Universities, including Unical, FUTO, UNN, Uni-Agric Makurdi, Imo State
University.     

External Assessor

Served and serving for external assessment of candidates for professorial and readership appointments in many Universities including ABU, Kogi State University, Imo State University, FUTO, Niger Delta University.                                                                  

Students Supervision/Examination

  1. Successfully Supervised seven Ph.D, Eight M.Sc. many PGD and undergraduate Students
  2. Currently supervising three PhD students and many MSc and PGD students

Courses Taught at Graduate Level

  • Teach many Animal/Livestock Production and Nutrition courses at Undergraduate, PGD, MSc and PhD levels.

  REFEREES

(1) Prof. Ike Nwachukwu

Department of Rural Sociology and Extention

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.

Email: nwachukwuike@ymail.com

Tel: 08035485064

(2) Prof. O. C. Onwudike

Former Vice-Chancellor,

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike

Email: oconwudike@yahoo.com

Tel: 08035043029

(3) Dr. J. G. Ikeorgu

Country Manager

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

Abuja Office

Email: jikeorgu@yahoo.com

Tel: 08030960638

 FOCUS OF CURRENT RESEARCH

Mitigation of climate change via reduction of greenhouse gases in Animal Agriculture using local agro-wastes, inorganic acids and metabolites as animal feed additives

 PUBLICATION

  1. S. N. UKACHUKWU and F. O. I. ANUGWA. 1995.  Bioeconomics of feeding raw or heat-treated soyabeans to broilers.  Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 22(2). NIGERIA
  2. S. N. UKACCHUKWU. 1996.  Effect of replacing soyabean meal with cooked whole soyabean on broiler preformance in the humid tropics.  Journal of Applied Chemistry and Agricultural Research, 3. NIGERIA
  3. S. N. UKACHUKWU. 1997.  Alternative feeds and least-cost rations for monogastric animals in Nigeria.  Nigerian Journal of Cooperative and Rural Development, 5. NIGERIA
  4. S. N. UKACHUKWU and F. C.  OBIOHA. 1997.  Chemical evaluation of Mucuna cochinchinensis as alternative protein feedstuff. Journal of Applied Chemistry and Agricultural Research, 4. NIGERIA
  5. S. N. UKACHUKWU and F. C. OBIOHA. 1997.  Improving the nutritive value of Mucuna cochinchinensis by thermal processing methods. Journal of Applied Chemistry and Agricultural Research, 4 NIGERIA
  6. S. N. UKACHUKWU, J. O. A. OKOYE and F. O. I. ANUGWA. 1997.  Pathological changes associated with feeding raw or heat-treated full-fat soybeans to broiler chicks.  Applied Tropical Agriculture 2(2). NIGERIA
  7. S. N. UKACHUKWU and F. O. I. ANUGWA. 1999.  Influence of age of broiler chicks and duration of feeding on their sensitivity to raw soyabean. Journal of Applied Chemistry and Agricultural Research, 6. NIGERIA
  8. G. S. OJEWOLA, S. N. UKACHUKWU and S. F. ABASIEKONG.  1999.  Performance of growing rabbits fed sole concentrate and mixed concentrate-forage diets.  Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and Environment, 1 (1). NIGERIA
  9. S. N. UKACHUKWU, F. C. OBIOHA and R. C. MADUBUIKE. 1999.  Determination of the true metabolizable energy (TME) of raw and heat-treated Mucuna cochinchinensis using adult broilers. Tropical Journal of Animal Science, 3(1). NIGERIA
  10. S. N. UKACHUKWU, F. C. OBIOHA and N AMECHI. 1999.  Toxicity of raw Mucuna cochinchinensis extracts on broiler chicks. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and Environment, 1(1). NIGERIA
  11. S. N. UKACHUKWU and F. C. OBIOHA. 2000.  Effect of time duration of thermal treatments on the nutritive value of Mucuna cochinchinensisGlobal Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 6 (1). NIGERIA                                                                          
  12. G. S. OJEWOLA, S. N. UKACHUKWU and F. ONYENUCHEYA. 2000.  Comparative carcass characteristics of indigenous turkey poults fed different agro-industrial by-products. Tropical Journal of Animal Science, 3 (2).NIGERIA
  13. E. A. UDENSI, O. EKE and S. N. UKACHUKWU. 2001. Effect of traditional processing on the physicochemical properties of Mucuna cochinchinensis and Mucuna utilis flours. Journal of Science, Agriculture, Food Technology and Environment, 1: 133 – 137. NIGERIA
  14. S. N. UKACHUKWUand N. J. SZABO. 2003. Effect of processing, additives and vitamin B6 supplementation of Mucuna pruriens var cochinchinensis on broilers. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 1: 227-237. MEXICO
  15. S. N. UKACHUKWU, V. O. SHOYINKA and F. C. OBIOHA. 2003. Chronic toxicity of raw lyon’s bean (Mucuna cochinchinensis) in broilers. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2(1): 23-30. MEXICO                                                                              
  16. S. N. UKACHUKWU, F. C. OBIOHA and V. O. SHOYINKA. 2003. Carcass characteristics, histopathology and hematological conditions of broilers fed raw or thermally processed Mucuna cochinchinensis. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2(2): 73-79. MEXICO
  17. S. N. UKACHUKWU, G. S. OJEWOLA and C. P. UZUEGBU. 2003.  Biologic and economic effect of including different agro-industrial by-products in turkey poults diets.  Nigeria Agricultural Journal, 34: 138-142. NIGERIA
  18. W. I. OKONKWO and S. N. UKACHUKWU. 2004. Effects of passive solar, electric and kerosene brooding systems on the performance of broiler chicks. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and Environment. 6(1) NIGERIA
  19. S. N. Ukachukwu. 2005. Studies on the nutritive value of composite cassava pellets for poultry: chemical composition and metabolizable energy. Livestock Research for Rural Development. 17(11) http://www.utafoundation.org/lrrd1711/ukacit.htm. COLUMBIA.
  20. K. U. AMAEFULE, S. O. OKECHUKWU, S. N. UKACHUKWU, F. C. Okoye and O. C. Onwudike. 2006. Digestibility and utilization of pigs fed graded levels of brewers’ dried grain-based diets.  Livestock Research for Rural Development. 18(01) http://www.utafoundation.org/lrrd1801/amae18005.htm. COLOMBIA.    
  21. G. S. Oojewola, S. N. kachukwu and E. I. Okulonye. 2006. Cottonseed meal as substitution for soyabean meal in broiler ration. International Journal of Poultry Science, 5(4): 360-364. PAKISTAN
  22. A. I. Ndubueze, S. N. Ukachukwu, F. O. Ahamefula and J. A. Ibeawuchi. 2006. Milk yield and composition of grazing White Fulani cows fed poultry waste-cassava peel based diets. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 5(5): 436-440. PAKISTAN
  23. S. N. UKACHUKWU and N. C. OSUAGWU. 2006. Digestibility and energy metabolism of raw Mucuna cochinchinensis by growing rabbits. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and Environment 8(2): 141-147. NIGERIA.
  24. S. N. UKACHUKWU and F. C. OBIOHA. 2007. Effect of processing methods on the nutritional value of Mucuna cochinchinensis using broiler chicks. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 47: 125-131. AUSTRALIA                                            
  25. S. N. UKACHUKWU, S. O. UZOECHI and J. N. OBIEFUNA. 2007. Aspects of growth performance and nutrient retention of starter broilers fed Mucuna cochinchinensis based diets supplemented with methionine. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 47: 132-135. AUSTRALIA
  26. S. N. UKACHUKWU. 2007. Optimum inclusion and replacement value of boiled Mucuna cochinchinensis for soyabean in broiler diets. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 47: 672-676. AUSTRALIA
  27. S. N. UKACHUKWU and U. O. AKPAN. 2007. Effect of quantitative feed restriction on the performance and laying characteristics of pullets. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystem. 7: 15-20. MEXICO.
  28. S. N. UKACHUKWU and U. O. AKPAN. 2007. Influence of level and duration of quantitative feed restriction on post-restriction egg-laying characteristics and egg quality of pullets. International Journal of Poultry Science. 6(8): 567-572. PAKISTAN.
  29. C. O. OKEREKE, S. N. UKACHUKWU and D. O. UMESIOBI. 2008. Assessment of egg production indices of layers following dietary inclusion of composite cassava (Manihotesculanta) meal. Journal of Applied Animal Research. 33: 69-72. INDIA
  30. S. N. UKACHUKWU. 2008. Effect of composite cassava meal with or without palm oil and/or methionine supplementation on broiler performance. Livestock Research for Rural Development 20(04). http://cipav.org.co/lrrd/lrrd20/4/ukac20053.htm  COLUMBIA
  31. E. E. Nsa and S. N. Ukachukwu. 2009. Effect of thermal processing methods on the proximate composition, gross energy, mineral and ricin content of undecorticated castor oil seed (Ricinus communis). Global J. Agric. Sci. 8(2). NIGERIA
  32. E. E. Nsa, S. N. Ukachukwu, I. A. Akpan, B. Okon, O. O. Effiong and O. O. K. Okon. 2010. Growth performance, internal organ development and hematological responses of broiler birds fed diets containing different thermal treated castor oil seed meal. (Ricinus communis) Global J. Agric. Sci. 9(2): 27-34. NIGERIA.
  33. S. N. Ukachukwu, L. S. Abdu and O. C. Onwudike. 2011. Chemical and nutritional evaluation of raw Baobab (Adansonia digitata. L) seed as alternative plant protein source in broiler diet. British Poultry Abstracts. 7(1): 50. UNITED KINGDOM                                                                                                  
  34. S. N. Ukachukwu, C. C. Ekwe and G. S. Ojewola. 2011.  Performance Of Weaned Rabbits Fed Graded Levels Of Composite Cassava Meal. Nig. J. Anim. Sci. 13  NIGERIA
  35. S. N. Ukachukwu, E. E. Nsa, O. M. Iriobe, V. U. Odoemelam, A. I. Ukweni. 2011. Acute Toxicity Of Castor Oil Bean Extract And Tolerance Level Of Raw Castor Oil Bean (Ricinus communis L) By Broilers. Nig. J. Anim. Sci. 13  NIGERIA
  36. C. O. Okereke, S. N. Ukachukwu and I. H. Okereke. 2012. Performance of rabbit fed Hausa potato (Solenostemon rotundifolium) meal (HPTM) at graded levels. J Agric Food Sci. 10(1). NIGERIA.
  37.  U. K. Oke, C. A. Ariwodo, U. Herbert, S. N. Ukachukwu, I. A. Ukweni, A. H. Akinmutimi, I. I. Ezeigbo and D. O. Chukwu. 2012. Impact of egg size on the fertility, hatchability and early growth traits of two varieties of guinea fowl in humid tropical environment. J. Anim. Sci. Adv. 2(Suppl 3.2): 299-305.
  38. S. N. Ukachukwu, V. U. Odoemelam, E. Nwachukwu and D. O. Agbara. 2012. Evaluation of nutritive potential and anti-oxidative properties of African Nutmeg (Monodora myristica). Nig. Agric. J. 43: 119-125. NIGERIA
  39. C. O. Okereke, S. N. Ukachukwu and a. Udealor. 2012. A rapid method of processing cassava roots into a feedstuff. Inter. J. Appl.Res. Technol. 1(2): 211-215.
  40. S. N. Ukachukwu, V. U. Odoemelam, A. U. Kanu and I. Nwogbugbo. 2013. Can dietary Thais coronate – a local sea food waste control odour in a poultry farm? Advances in Animal Biosciences. 4(2). DUBLIN, IRELAND.
  41. Odoemelam, V.U., Nwaogu, K.O., Ukachukwu, S.N., Etuk, E.B., Etuk, I.F., Aladi, N.O. and Ogbuewu, I.P. 2013. Growth response, carcass quality and organoleptic assessment of broiler chickens fed Ocimum gratissimum L. supplemented diets.  Int’l J. Agric
  42. S. N. Ukachukwu. 2004. Contributor In: Linkage Strategy for Sustainable Agriculture in Nigeria: Research-Extension-Farmer-Input Linkage System (REFILS). Eds: RPA Unamma, OC Onwudike, AC Uwaegbute, HO Edoga and AC Nwosu. MOUAU, NIGERIA                                                                                            

43        R. P. A. Unamma, C. O. Muoneke and S. N. Ukachukwu. 2004. FSR&D Activities. In: Farming Systems Research and development in Nigeria: Principles and Practice in Humid and Derived Savanna South-east Zone. Eds: RPA Unamma, OC Onwudike, AC Uwaegbute, HO Edoga and AC Nwosu. MOUAU, NIGERIA

44        R. Mbakwe, S. N. Ukachukwu, C. O. Muoneke and F. Ekeleme. 2004. Problem Identification and Development of Research Base. In: Farming Systems Research and development in Nigeria: Principles and Practice in Humid and Derived Savanna South-east Zone. Eds: RPA Unamma, OC Onwudike, AC Uwaegbute, HO Edoga and AC Nwosu. MOUAU, NIGERIA

45        S. N. Ukachukwu and O. C. Onwudike. 2004. Livstock-Based OFR. In: Farming Systems Research and development in Nigeria: Principles and Practice in Humid and Derived Savanna South-east Zone. Eds: RPA Unamma, OC Onwudike, AC Uwaegbute, HO Edoga and AC Nwosu. MOUAU, NIGERIA

46        O. C. ONWUDIKE, A. A. Nlewadim, R. P. A. Unamma, C. O. Muoneke, F. Ekeleme, S. N. Ukachukwu, R. Mbakwe, N. O. Oke, H. O. Edoga and A. C. Uwaegbute. 2004. Training for Implementers of FER&D. In: Farming Systems Research and development in Nigeria: Principles and Practice in Humid and Derived Savanna South-east Zone. Eds: RPA Unamma, OC Onwudike, AC Uwaegbute, HO Edoga and AC Nwosu. MOUAU, NIGERIA

47        S. N. UKACHUKWU. 1998.  Averting Examination Failure: Studying and Passing Your Examinations.  Kenova Educational Publishers, Nigeria. ISBN 978. 32328-5-1. Umuahia, NIGERIA

48        S. N. UKACHUKWU, I. E. EZEAGU, G. TARAWALI and J. E. G. IKEORGU. 2000.  Mucuna Food and Feed Utilization in West Africa. In Milton Flores B., M. Eilitta, R. Myhrman, L. B. Carew and R. J. Carsky (Eds.). Proceeding of International Workshop on Food and Feed from Mucuna: Current Uses and the Way Forward. Held in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, April 26-29, 2000. CIDICCO, Honduras. 272-287. Tegucigalpa, HONDURAS

49        O. C. ONWUDIKE and S. N. UKACHUKWU and E. Onyekweodiri. 2000. Evaluation of Mucuna cochinchinensis meal in broiler diets. Paper presented at the XXI World’s Poultry Congress, Montreal, CANADA.

50        S. N. UKACHUKWUand N. J. SZABO. 2002. Effect of processing, additives and vitamin B6 supplementation of Mucuna pruriens var cochinchinensis on broilers. Paper presented at CIEPCA/Rocke Feller Sponsored International Workshop on Food and Feed from Mucuna. Held in Mombasa, KENYA.

51        S. N. Ukachukwu, L. S. Abdu and O. C. Onwudike. 2011. Chemical and nutritional evaluation of raw Baobab (Adansonia digitata. L) seed as alternative plant protein source in broiler diet. Paper presented at 2011 Annual Conference of British Society of Animal Science held at University of Nottingham. Nottingham. April 4-6, 2011. UNITED KINGDOM

52        S. N. Ukachukwu, V. U. Odoemelam, A. U. Kanu and I. Nwogbugbo. 2013. Can dietary Thais coronate – a local sea food waste control odour in a poultry farm? Paper presented at 2013 Greenhouse Gases & Animal Agriculture (GGAA) Conference held at the University College Dublin, Dublin. June 23 26, 2013. IRELAND.

53        V. U. Odoemelam, K. O. Nwaogu, S. N. Ukachukwu, B. O. Esonu, I. C. Okoli, E. B. Etuk, E. K. Ndelekwute, I. F. Etuk, I. P. Ogbuewu and O. E. Kadurumba. 2013. Growth response of broiler birds fed Ocimum gratissmum L. supplemented diets. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Sustainable Animal Agriculture for Developing Countries (SAADC2013), 27-31 July, 2013, Lanzhou University, CHINA

54        S. N. UKACHUKWU. 1998.  Dry season feed management in the humid tropics of eastern Nigeria: a case for irrigated pasture farming (IPF).  In Proc. Silver Anniversary Conf. of NSAP and Inaugruation of WASAP. WASAP WASAP–NSAP, NIGERIA

55        A. H. AKINMUTIMI, S. F. ABASIEKONG, E. N. NWACHUKWU, G. S. OJEWOLA, S. N. UKACHUKWU and K. U. AMAEFULE. 1999.  Bioavailability of energy and nitrogen content of some common non-conventional feedingstuffs using broiler chicken.  In. Proc. 26th Annual Conf. Of NSAP. NIGERIA                                                                                             

56        S. N. UKACHUKWU, G. S. OJEWOLA, E. N. NWACHUKWU  and F. C. NWOKENNAYA. 1999.  Carcass characteristics of growing rabbit fed Mucuna cochinchinensis or Centrosema pubescens as green feeds.  In Proc. 26th Annual Conf. Of NSAP.  NIGERIA.

57        S. N. UKACHUKWU, S. O. UZOECHI and S. C. AKOMAS. 2002. Effect of methionine supplementation on the growth performance of starter broilers fed Mucuna cochinchinensis-based diet. In Proc. 27th Annual Conf. Of NSAP. NIGERIA

58        C. O. OKERERKE, S.N. UKACHUKWU and F. C. OKOYE. 2005. Effect of Dietary inclusion of composite cassava meal on egg production Characteristics of laying hens. National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike, 2005 Annual Report. 191-194 NIGERIA

60       C. C. EKWE, S. N. UKACHUKWU and G. S. OJEWOLA. 2006. Nitrogen retention of weaner rabbits fed graded levels of composite Cassava meal. (NRCRI) , Umudike, 2006 Annual Report. 241-244. NIGERIA

61      C. O. OKEREKE, A. UDEALOR and S. N. UKACHUKWU. 2006. The Effect of peel-meal from various root and tuber crops on the Bio-economics of snail (Achatina achatina) production. National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) 2006 Annual Report. 247-250. NIGERIA

62        E. E. NSA, C. O. OKEREKE and S. N. UKACHUKWU. 2006. Ascorbic acid in poultry nutrition. In Proc. 40th Annual Conf. Of Agric. Soc. Nig., NIGERIA

63        C. O. OKEREKE, S. N. UKACHUKWU and E. E. NSA. 2006. Potentials of cassava leaves and/or foliage as poultry feedstuff. In Proc. 40th Annual Conf. Of Agric. Soc. Nig., NIGERIA

64        E. E. NSA, and S. N. UKACHUKWU. 2007. Determination of the true metabolisable energy of raw and thermal treated castor bean (Ricinus communis) using adult broiler birds. In: Proc. 32nd Annual Conf. of NSAP, NIGERIA.

65     C. C. EKWE, S. N. UKACHUKWU and K. C. EKWE. 2007. Performance and Nitrogen retention of weaner rabbits fed graded levels of composite cassava meal. In Proc. 41st Annual Cont. of Agric. Soc.  Nigeria.  NIGERIA.

66      C. O. OKEREKE, S. N. UKACHUKWU and A. UDEALOR. 2008. Developing a fast method of processing cassava roots into a feedstuff. In Proc. 42nd Annual Conf. Agric. Soc. of Nigeria. NIGERIA.

67        C. O. OKEREKE, A. UDEALOR and S. N. UKACHUKWU. 2010. Effect of Livingstone potato (Plectranthus esculentus) tuber meal on the growth performance of finisher broilers. In: Proc. 35th Annual Conf. of NSAP, NIGERIA.                                                                                    

68        V. U. ODOEMELAM, S. N. UKACHUKWU, I. P. OGBUEWU, F. O. AHAMEFULE, B. O. ESONU and C. C. EKWE. 2010. Harnessing the agronomic and nutritional potentials of Canavalia plagiosperma for the Nigerian livestock industry: a review. In: Proc. 44th Annual Conf. of Agric. Soc.  Nigeria.  NIGERIA.

69        U. K. OKE, U. HERBERT, S. N. UKACHUKWU, I. A. UKWENI, I. I. EZEIGBO, A. H. AKINMUTIMI, D. O. CHUKWU and B. E. OBUA. 2012. The relationship between biologic marker and quantitative traits in two varieties of guinea fowl in humid tropical environment. In: Proc. 37th Annual Conf. of NSAP, NIGERIA.

70        S. N. UKACHUKWU and S. Onwuka. 2012. Getting round the problem of cassava         utilization by livestock: A case study of case study of composite cassava meal. In:           Proc. 16th Triennial Symposium of International Society for Tropical Root Crops.          Ibadan, NIGERIA

71        V. U. ODOEMELAM, K. O. NWAOGU, S. N. UKACHUKWU, B. O. ESONU, I. C. OKOLI, E. B. ETUK, E. K. NDELEKWUTE, I. F. ETUK, N. O. ALADI and I. P. OGBUEWU. 2013. Carcass and organoleptic assessment of broiler fed Ocimum gratissimum L. supplemented diets. In: Proc. 38th Annual Conf. of NSAP, NIGERIA.

72        C. C. EKWE, S. N. UKACHUKWU AND K. C. EKWE. 2013. Determination of tolerance level of broiler starter birds fed Mucuna sloanei-based diet. . 18th A. 18th Annual Confnnual Conf. of Anim. Sci. Assoc. Nigeria. NIGERIA.

73        C. C. EKWE, S. N. UKACHUKWU AND K. C. EKWE. 2013. Exploring the neglected potential of Mucuna sloanei as protein source in broiler starter diet. In: proc. 47th Annual Conf. of Agric. Soc.  Nigeria.  NIGERIA.

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