ABAYOMI, Yekeen Abiola

Status: Professor
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Department: Agronomy

(With Dates and Granted Bodies):
WAEC O/Level  West African Examination Council
B.Sc. University of Ile-Ife
M.Sc. University of Ilorin
Ph.D University of Wales, U.K.


Yekeen Abiola ABAYOMI profile

His Publications are:

  1. M.A. EL Manhaly, O. Fadayomi, Y. A. Abayomi and M.O. Olofinboba (1984) "Control of Flowering in Two Commerial Sugar-Cane Varaibles"  J.agric. Sci., Camb. 103, 333-338 Printed in Great Britain
  2. O. Fadayomi, Y. A. Abayomi and M.A. EL Manhaly (1984) "Efficacy of Selected Herbicide Mixtures for Weed Control in Sugar Cane"  J.agric. Sci., Camb. 103, 503-510 Printed in Great Britain
  3. Omosuyi Fadayomi and Y. A. Abayomi (1984) "Weed Control in SugarCane Saccharum Officinarum L with Asulam and Actril DS"  Ife Journal of Agriculture. vol. 10 Nos 1 & 2
  4. Omosuyi Fadayomi and Y. A. Abayomi (1988) "Effects of Varying Periods of Weed Interference on SugarCane  Saccharum Officinarrum Growth and Yield"  Nigerian Journal of Weed Science, Volume 1(2) 65-70 ****
  5. Y. A. Abayomi and O. Fadayomi (1989) "Effect of Short-Term Storage Conditions on Viability and Seedling Vigour of Sugarcane Fuzz Seeds"   Nigerian Journal of Botany, Volme 2, 109-117 Printed in Great Britain
  6. Omosuyi Fadayomi, Y. A. Abayomi and Gbadebo Olaoye (1995) "Evaluaction of Ethephon for the Control of Flowering in Sugarcane at the Bacita Estate, Nigeria"  Sugar Cane No. 1
  7. Y. A. Abayomi and G.O. Mobolaji (1995) "Germination Responses of Six Sugarcane Genotypes to Osmotically-induced Water Stress"   Bangladesh J. Sugarcane, 17: 23-30
  8. Y. A. Abayomi and L. O. Saliu (1997) "Emergence and Seedling Vigour Responses to Simutated Sub-Optimal Moisture Conditions in Twelve Open-Pollinated Maize"  (Zea Mays, L.) Varieties.   Bloscionce Rosearch Commurrlcalions Vol.9, No 1
  9. Y. A. Abayomi and F. D. A. Jatto (1998) "Performance of Intergropped Maize, Zea Mays L. and Cowpea, Vigna Unguiculata, as Affected by Maize Architecture and Nitrogen Fertilizer Application"  Bioscience Research Communicalions Vol. 10, No. 3, September 30
  10. Y. A. Abayomi and  O.J. Lawal (1998) "Effect of Water Stress on Growth and Biomass Yield of Contrasting Genotypes of Sugarcane Saccharum Officinarum"   Ghana Jnl Agric. Sci. 31, 73-80
  11. Y.A. Abayomi and D. Wright (1999) "Osmotic Potential and Temperature Effects on Germination of Spring Wheat Genotypes" (Triticum aestum L.)  Trop. Agric. (Trinidad) Vol. 76 No. 2 pp.114-119
  12. Y.A. Abayomi and D. Wright (1999) "Effects of Water Stress on Growth and Yield of Spring Wheat" (Triticum aestivum L.) Cultivars.   Trop. Agric. (Trinidad) Vol.76 No. 2
  13. Y. A. Abayomi (2000) "Influence of Heigt of Maize Variety on the Productivity of Intercropped Maize" (Zea mays L.) and Cowpea (Vigina Unguiculata (L.) Walp)   Ghana Jnl Agric. Sci. 33, 199-206
  14. G. O. Agbaje, Y. A. Abayomi and  F. Awoleye (2000) "Grain Yield Potential and Associated Trials in Maize Zea mays L. Varieties in the Forest Zone of Nigeria"   Ghana Jnl Agric Sci. 33 191-198
  15. Y. A. Abayomi (1999-2001) "Nitrogcn use Efficiency and Drought Tolerance Capacity of two Commercial Sugarcane Cultivars"   Journal of Agric Scicnce Technology Vol.9-ll (l&2)
  16. Y. A.  Abayomi, E. S. Afolabi and M. A. Aderolu (2001) "Effect of Water Stress at Different Stages on Growth, Grain Yield and Seed Quality of Cowpea Genotypes"   NISEB JOURNAL Vol. 1, No. 1
  17. Y. A. Abayomi, O. Fadayomi, J. O. Babatola and G. Tiant (2001) "Evaluation of Selected Legume Cover Crops for Biomass Production, Dry Season Survival and Soil Fertility Improvement in a Moist Savanna Location in Nigeria"   African Crop Science Journal, Vol. 9. No. 4, pp. 615-627
  18. Y.A. Abayomi and D. Wright (2002) "Sugarbeet Leaf Growth and Yield Response to Soil Water Deficit"   African Crop Science Joumal, Vol. 10. No. I, pp. 5l-66
  19. Y. A. Abayomi, J. O. Alabi and W. O. Mustapha (2003) "Comparative Growth Responses of Field- and Pot-Grown Open-Pollinated Maize Varieties to N Fertilizer Application"   African Scientist VoL 4, No. 4
  20. Friday Ekeleme,I. Okezie Akobundu, R. Omosuyi Fadayomi, David Chikoye, and Yeken A. Abayomi2 (2003)    "Characterization of Legume Cover Crops for Weed Suppression in the Moist Savanna of Nigeria"   Weed Technology,Volume 17: 1-13
  21. Y.A. Abayomi and G.A. Adedoyin (2004) "Effects of Planting Date and Nitrogen Fertilizer Application on Growth and Yield of Contrasting Maize" (zea mays L.) Genotypes II: Mmorpho-Physiological Growth Characters and Their Contributions to Grain Yield.   Nig. J. Pure & Appl. Sci. Vol. 19 164l - 1652
  22. Y.A. ABAYOMI and O. FAGBENJA (2005) "Morpho-Physiological Basis for Yield Variation in Varieties of Maize Zea mays L at Different Levels of Nitrogen Fertilizer Application"  J. Agric. Res. & Dev., Faculty of Agriculture, University of llorin, Vol. 4:32-57
  23. ABAYOMI, Y. A. AND ADENIYI A.M. (2005) "Comparative Germination Responses of Cowpea and Maize Genotypes to soil Moisture Content"   Agrosearch 7 No. 1  29-36
  24. Fadayomi, O1, Abayomi, Y.A.*1, Ajayi, A.S.1, and Tian, G.2 (2005) "Inter-Cropping and Residual Effects of Six Legume Cover Crops on Weed Suppression and Crop Yield in the Southern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria"   Journal of Tropical Biosciences Volume: 5 (I): 51-56
  25. Abayomi, Y.A and Aduloju, M.O.(2005)  "Responses of Three Sugarcane Cultivars to Nitrogen and Potassium Fertilizers in Plant and First Ratoon Crops"   Journal of Agric Science and Technologl Vol. l5 (1&2)
  26. Abayomi, Y. A, Arijenja-George A. and Kolawole. I. A. (2006) "Comparative Leaf Growth and Grain Yield Responses of Hybrid and Open-Pollinationated Maize Genotypes to Nitrogen Fertilizer Application"   Agrosearch 8 No. 1 13 -23
  27. Y. A. Abayomi (2006) "Effects of Soil Moisture Stress on Floral and Pods Abortion, Reproductive Efficiency and Grain Yield in Soybean Genotypes" (GIycine max (L) Menrill)
    Moor Journal of Agriatltnral Research Vol. 7 No. I, 9-11
  28. ABAYOMI, Y. A. and BADIRU, D.O (2006/2007) "Preliminary Analyses of Responses of Two Contrasting Maize Genotypes to Different Plant Population Densities"   Centrepoittt (Science Edition) Vol.14 Nos I & 2 .17-30
  29. Y. A. Abayomi,T. V. Ajibade, O. F. Sammuel and B. F. Sa'adudeen  (2008) "Growth and Yield Responses of Cowpea Vigina Unguiculata L. Walp Genotypes to Nitrogen Fertilizer NPK Application in the Southern Guiea Savanna Zone of Nigeria"   Asian Journal of Plant Science 7 (2): 170-176
  30. Y. A. Abayomi and O. E. Adefila (2008) "Interactive Effects of Soil Moisture Content and Fertilizer Level on Growth and Achene Yield of Sunflower" (Helianthus annuus L.)   Journal of Agronomy 7 (2): 182-186
  31. J. Mahamood, Y. A. Abayomi and M. O. Aduloju (2009) "Comparative Growth and Grain Yield Responses of Soybean Genotypes to Phosphorous Fertilizer Application"   African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 8(6), pp 1030-1036. Availalble online at
  32. Y. A. Abayomi* and T. O. Abidoye (2009) "Evaluation of Cowpea Genotypes for Soil Moisture Stress Tolerance Under Screen House Conditions"    African Journal of Plant Science Vol. 3(10), pp 229-237. Availalble online at
  33. M. O. Aduloju1, J. Mahamood2 and Y. A. Abayomi1* (2009) "Evaluation of Soybean Glycine max L Merrill Genotypes for Adaptability to a Southern P Fertilizer Application in North Central Nigeria"   African Journal of Agricultural Research Vol. 4 (6), pp. 556-563.  Availalble online at