Professor  Raji, B.A
Status: Professor
Department: Forest Resources Management


Publications

  1. Raji, B.A., W.B. Malgwi, F.R. Berding and V.O. Chude (2011). Integrating indigenous knowledge and conventional soil science approaches to detailed soil survey in Kaduna State, Nigeria. Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management. Vol. 2(3): 66-73. www.academicjournals.org/jssem/PDF/pdf2011/March/Raji.pdf
  2. Raji B.A. (2011). Predicting the Cation Exchange Capacity of Soils of the Nigerian Savanna. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science Vol. 21(2): 22-33.
  3. Raji, B.A. and Obidike, E.O. (2011). The effects of fallow on soil carbon storage after long-term continuous application of inorganic and organic fertilizers in a sub-humid savanna Alfisol. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science, Vol. 21 (2): 34-40
  4. Raji, B.A. (2008). Profile distribution of Total and Available Sulphur and Boron in Sandy Soils of Nigerian Semi-Arid Savanna. Nigerian Journal of Soil and Environmental Research, Vol. 8: 42-49. www.ajol.info/index.php/njser/article/view/52052
  5. Kparmwang, T., W.B. Malgwi, B.A. Raji, and A.M. Falaki (2008). Cropping systems under present and potential landuse on some fadama lands in Jigawa State. Savanna Vol. 21 (1&2): 61-74. Published by the department of Geography, ABU, Zaria.
  6. Raji B.A., Ogunwole J.O., Amodu J.T. and Usman N. (2008). Long-term effects of three pastures on some soil properties in an Ustult in northern Guinea savanna zone of Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science Vol. 18: 133 – 140. www.soilsnigeria.net/.../nigerian%20journal%20of%20soil%20science
  7. Yaro D.T., Kparmwang T and Raji B.A. and Chude V.O. (2008). Extractable Micronutrients status of soils in a plinthitic landscape at Zaria, Nigeria. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 39: 2484 – 2499.  www.deepdyve.com/.../extractable-micronutrients-status-of-so
  8. Abdu N, Agbenin, J.O. and Raji, B.A. (2008). Kinetics desporption of native phosphorus from soils of varying lithogenic origins in the Nigerian savanna. Soil Science, Vol. 173 (12):837-844. www.journals.lww.com/soilsci/pages/imagegallery.aspx?year=2008...
  9. Samndi M.A., B.A. Raji, and T. Kparmwang (2007). Long-term effects of exotic tree species (Tectona grandis Linn F) on the status of extractable micronutrients in the Southern Guinea Savanna of Nigerian. Nigerian Journal of Soil and Environmental Research Vol. 7: 15-22. www.ajol.info/index.php/njser/article/view/28414
  10. Samndi M.A., Kparmwang T. and Raji B.A. (2007). Evaluation of Long-term effects of exotic tree species (Tectona grandis Linn.) on physic-chemical properties of Basaltic soils of the Southern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural Research and Policies. Vol. 2 (1): 8-14 www.savannajournal.com/Publications/Vol1No1/P8.pdf
  11. Samndi M.A., Raji B.A., Kparmwang, T. And Henry, U.I. (2007). Impact of plantation Forestry with Teak (Tectona grandis Linn.) on nutrient Status of the Newer Basalt of the Southern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Botany. Vol. 20 (2): 445-456
  12. Raji B.A. (2006). Phosphorus fractions of a chronosequence of stabilized contiguous sand dune in the semi-arid savanna of Nigeria. International Journal of Soil Science. 1(1) 64-74. www.docsdrive.com/pdfs/academicjournals/ijss/2006/64-74/pdf
  13. Yaro D.T., Kparmwang T and Raji B.A. and Chude V.O. (2006). The extent and properties of plinthite in a landscape at Zaria, Nigeria. International Journal of Soil Science. 1(3). 171-183. www.docsdrive.com/pdfs/academicjournals/ijss/2006/171-183/pdf
  14. Raji B.A. and Ogunwole J.O. (2006). Potential of soil carbon sequestration under various landuse in the sub-humid and semi-arid savanna of Nigeria: Lessons from long-term experiments. International Journal of Soil Science 1(1) 34-45. www.docsdrive.com/pdfs/academicjournals/ijss/2006/34-45/pdf
  15. Samndi M.A., B.A. Raji, T. Kparmwang and J.O. Ogunwole (2006). An evaluation of long-term effects of fast-growing tree species (Tectona grandis Linn F) on soil morphological and physical properties in the Southern Guinea Savanna of Nigerian. Journal of Environmental Sciences 10(2): 40-49.
  16. Samndi M.A., Kparmwang T. and Raji B.A. (2006). Effects of various ages of Teak (Tectona grandis Linn. F.) plantation on total elemental analysis on Basaltic soils of Southern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria. Journal of Research in Agriculture. Vol. 3 (4): 13-17
  17. Ukem, O.B; V.O. Chude, I.Y. Amapu, B.A. Raji and O.J. Osaka (2005). Performance of tomato to combined application of foliar Algifol and granular NPK fertilizer on a Typic Haplustalf of Nigeria savanna. Global Journal of Agricultural Sciences. Vol. 4(2) 129-135. www.ajol.info/index.php/gjass/article/view/2261
  18. Ogunwole J.O., A.L. Bello, B.A. Raji and C.J. Jahknwa (2005). Spatial variability in soil particle sizes and mean weight diameter of a tropical Alfisol. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment. Vol. 7(1): 129-139.
  19. Raji B.A., W.B. Gimba and A.O. Babalola. (2004). Total and exchangeable bases in soils of Nigerian savanna. Journal of Arid Agriculture Vol. 14: 111-120
  20. Samndi M.A., Y.U. Idris and B.A. Raji. (2004). Trace elements in soils of the Nimbia area of central Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Sciences 8(2): 62-71. www.ng.linkedin.com/pub/yau-idris/29/8a8/39b
  21. Alagbe S.A, E.A. Adanu and B.A. Raji (2004). Characteristics of the Basement complex aquifer in Kaduna area in relation to rural water supply. Borno Journal of Geology Vol. 3 (4&5): 81-89
  22. Ogunwole J.O., Raji B.A., Amodu J.T. and R. A. Ausa. (2004). Effects of long-term planted grass fallow on some soil physical properties of an Ustult in NW Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science Vol. 14: 181-185
  23. Raji B.A, Uyovbisere E.O and A Momodu. (2004). Impact of sand dune stabilization structure on soil development and yield of millet in NW Nigeria. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Vol. 99: 181-196. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15641381
  24. Owonubi A, Raji B.A. and Owonubi J.J. (2003). Pedogenic forms of iron oxides in two Entisols in semi-arid savanna. Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research, Vol. 8: 54-58
  25. Raji B.A., T. Kparmwang, W.B. Malgwi and A.M. Falaki (2003). Property, classification and agricultural potential of soils of river Hadejia alluvial complex in the semi-arid region of Nigeria. Samaru Journal of Agricultural Research Vol. 19: 173-190
  26. Malgwi W.B., V.O. Chude, T. Kparmwang, B.A. Raji (2002). Salinization and sodicity status of irrigated soils and irrigation and drainage water of Jakara and Kano Rivers Project in the semi-arid Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Research, VOL.3: 58-61. WWW.abu.edu.ng/.../view_publications.php?...Soil%20Science
  27. Raji B.A. (2002). Productivity assessment of soils on sand dune fields for rainfed crops, pasture and forestry in northwestern Nigeria. Journal of Agricultural and Environment Vol. 3(2): 287-298
  28. Ogunwole J.O., Babalola A.O., Oyinlola E.O. and Raji B.A. (2001). A pedological characterization of soils in the Samaru area of Nigeria. Samaru Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 17: 71-773.
  29. Raji B.A. (2001). Groundwater as a Possible Source of water for Irrigation in the Shika River Basin of Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Scientific Research. Vol. III: 35-43.
  30. Kparmwang T., Raji B.A., A.C. Odunze and V.O. Chude (2001). Properties, classification and agricultural potentials of Ustults and Tropepts on a sedimentary toposequence in the Benue. Nigerian Journal of Soil Research, VOL.2: 58-65
  31. Raji B.A., V.O. Chude and I.E. Esu (2001). Phosphate sorption characteristics of three stabilized sand dune soils in north-western Nigeria. Samaru Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 17: 24-35
  32. Tarfa B.D., E.O. Uyovbisere, V.O. Chude, B.A. Raji and D.T. Yaro (2001). Effect of the complementary use of foliage of Azadirachta indica, Parkia biglobosa and NPK on yield and nutrients uptake of maize in a savanna soil. Nigerian Journal of Soil Research, VOL.2: 43-50
  33. Maniyunda L.M., T. Kparmwang, B.A. Raji and E.O. Uyovbisere (2001). Vol. 1(4): 103-106 Assessment of soil suitable for cotton production at Funtua, Nigeria. Journal of Engineering Technology & Industrial Applications, Vol. 1(4): 103-106.
  34. Raji B.A., Chude V.O. and Esu I.E. (2001). DTPA, 0.1M HCl and Total Cu and Zn in sand dune soil profiles of Nigerian semi-arid savanna. African Soils, Vol. 32 (1): 50-64. www.docstoc.com/docs/76890568/Raji-Paper
  35. Odunze A.C., B.A. Raji and A. Tarawali (2001). Management strategy to improve degraded sub-humid savanna Plinthustalfs. African Soils, Vol. 32 (2): 66-79
  36. Raji B.A. and Alagbe S.A. (2000). A Topo-Geochemical Sequence Study of Groundwater in Asa Drainage Basin, Kwara State, Nigeria. Environmental Geology, Vol. 39: 544-548. www.springerlink.com/index/vyvgq9kp7ahq62e7
  37. Malgwi W.B., A.G. Ojanuga, V.O. Chude, T. Kparmwang, B.A. Raji (2000). Morphological and physical properties of some soils at Samaru, Zaria, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Research, VOL.1: 58-64
  38. Raji B.A. and V.O. Chude. (2000). Agenda before the Nigerian Soil Scientists in the next millennium. Nigerian Journal of Soil Research, VOL.1: 65-68
  39. Raji B.A. and Mohammed K. (2000). Nature of acidity in Nigerian savanna soils. Samaru Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 15: 15-24.
  40. Ogunwole J.O., B.A. Raji and E.O. Adewumi (2000). Effect of varying energy impacts on the physical properties of a Typic Haplustalf. Nigerian Journal of Soil Research, VOL.1: 4-7.
  41. Raji B.A., I.E. Esu and V.O. Chude (2000). Status and profile distribution of free oxides in Haplustults and Quartzipsamments developed on ancient dunes in NW Nigeria. Samaru Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 15: 41-51
  42. Kparmwang T, V.O. Chude, B.A. Raji and A.C. Odunze (2000). Extractable micronutrients in some soils developed on sandstone and shale in the Benue Valley, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Research, VOL.1: 42-48
  43. Raji B.A.; Esu I.E. and Chude V.O. (1999). A Pedological Characterization of soils of Sokoto sand plains of northwestern Nigeria.  Journal of Arid Agriculture Vol.9: 47-59
  44. Raji B.A. and Jimba B.W.  (1999). A preliminary chlorine survey of the savanna soils of Nigeria.  Nutrient Cycling in Agro ecosystems Vol. 55: 29-34. www.springerlink.com/index/k554538522450234.pdf
  45. Ogunwole J.O, Adewumi A. and B.A. Raji. (1999). Effect of soil compaction on the physical properties of a Typic Haplustalf. African Soils, Vol. 29: 15-23
  46. Ogunwole J.O, A.A. Adeoti, and Adeoye K.B. and B.A. Raji (1999). Effect of Tillage practices on surface soil conditions and yield of late sown cotton in northern Nigeria. African Soils, Vol. 29: 25-32
  47. Raji B.A., Esu I.E., Chude V.O. (1998). Extractable and Total Fe and Mn contents of three sand dune soils in NW Nigerian. Journal of Arid Environment, Vol. 38(4): 585-596. linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0140196397903554
  48. Raji B.A. and Alagbe S.A. (1997). The Hydrochemical facies in parts of the Nigerian Basement. Environmental Geology, Vol. 29 (1/2): 46-49. www.springerlink.com/index/1avvq3t27y5yq76u.pdf
  49. Raji B.A., Esu I.E., Chude V.O., Owonubi J.J. and Kparmwang T. (1996). Properties, Classification and Management Implications of soils of Illela sand dunes, Northwestern Nigeria. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, Vol. 70: 425-432. agris.fao.org/agris-search/search/display.do?f=1997/GB/
  50. Raji B.A, Esu I.E, Chude V.O. and Dedzoe C.D. (1996). The Aggeric Epipedon: A proposed amendment to Soil Taxonomy. Journal of Indian Society of Soil Science, Vol 44: 461-465. www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:jisss&volume
  51. Raji B.A., Esu I.E., Chude V.O. and Adefila E.Y. (1996). Properties and classification of soils of the Sangiwa dunes, North-western Nigeria. Samaru Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol 13: 25-37
  52. Raji B.A., Chude V.O. and Esu I.E. (1995). Use of numerical methods in determining fertility affinity in three contiguous sand dune fields of NW Nigeria. Geo-Eco-Trop, 19(1-4): 35-50. agris.fao.org/agris-search/search/display.do?f
  53. Raji B.A. (1990). An Evaluation of Groundwater Quality for Irrigation in the Asa Basin. Nigerian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Vol. 5(1): 36-42
  54. Dedzoe D.C., B.A. Raji and M. Staljansen (2001). Monitoring landuse changes in the Nam Phung valley of Lom Kao District in Thailand. Pg 349 – 355. In. D.E. Stott, R.H. Mohtar and G.C. Steinhardt (eds).  Sustaining the global farm, selected papers from the 10th International soil Conservation Organization Meeting held May 24 – 29th, 1999 at Purdue University and the USDA-ARS National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory.