Dr. Obasi Sunday Nathaniel

Obasi Sunday Nathaniel

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Lecturer II

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Dr. Obasi Sunday Nathaniel Had his B. Agric. Tech. from the Department of Soil Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) in Imo State Southeastern Nigeria in 2005. Dr. Obasi Obtained His MSc. and Ph.D in 2010 and 2015 respectively from the same Department and University where he had his first degree. Dr. Obasi is a seasoned Pedologist who specialized in Soil Survey and Land Use Planning. He has carried out extensive research works in the regions of South – South and South – Eastern parts of Nigeria. Dr. Obasi Lectured at the Department of Agricultural Technology, Imo State Polytechnic Umuagwo Southeastern Nigeria from 2013 – 2017 and was the lead researcher of a Tetfund sponsored Institution based Research in 2017. Currently, Dr. Obasi is a Lecturer II in the department of Crop and Soil Sciences, faculty of Agricultural Sciences, National Open University of Nigeria, Kaduna.

 

 

  • Faculty Representative to the Faculty of Sciences, October 2018 – Date
  • Member Faculty Research Committee, June 2018 – Date 
  • Member Departmental Research Committee, February 2018 – Date 
  • Member Faculty Examination Committee, February 2018 – Date 
  • Member Faculty Farm Management Committee, February 2018 – Date 
  • Member Committee on Research and Development, Imo State Polytechnic Umuagwo, 2015 - 2017

 

 

  • Soil Survey and Land Use Planning
  • Suitability evaluations of selected rice soils 
  • Characterization and Classification of Soils of Southern Nigeria
  • Use of GIS in investigation of Potentials of Selected Rice Growing Soils
  • Soil Micronutrients and Soil Physico – Chemical Properties
  • Morpho – Genetic Characteristics of hydromophic soils 
  • Variability of soil properties in selected arable and forest soils

 

 

  1. Ahukaemere, C.M., Ndukwu, B.N., Obasi, S. N., Osujieke, D.N and Ewelike, C. (2018). Morpho-genetic Characteristics and Classification of Soils Derived from Asu River Group and Asata Nkporo Shale in Ebonyi State, South-east Nigeria. Federal University Wukari Journal of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Vol. 3(1): 121 – 131.
  2. C.M. Ahukaemere, S. N. Obasi (2018). Potentials of Soils derived from Asu River Group and Asata Nkporo Shale for Arable Crop Production in Ebonyi State, Nigeria.  Bulgarian Journal of Soil Science. Volume 3, Issue 1. www. Bsss.bg. pp 48 - 62
  3. P. E. Imadojemu, D. N. Osujieke, S. N. Obasi, J. O. Mbe and E. G. Dibofori (2018) Characterization and Classification of some Soils of Edo State formed under different Parent Materials. FUW Trends in Science & Technology Journal, www.ftstjournal.com e-ISSN: 24085162; p-ISSN: 20485170: Vol. 3 No. 1 pp. 201 – 206.
  4. Obasi, S. N., Petu-Ibikunle, M. A., Iwuanyanwu, U. P., Ike, S. G. I. (2017) Characterization, Classification and selected Micronutrients Status of Soils of Umuagwo – Ohaji, Southeastern Nigeria. Journal of Wetlands and Waste Management, Uniuyo. Vol. 1 (4). Pp 105 – 117.
  5. Obasi, S. N., Petu-Ibikunle, M.A., Iwuanyanwu U.P., Ike, S.G.I. and Obasi, C.C. (2017) Suitability evaluation of soils of Umaugwo – Ohaji Southeastern Nigeria for selected crops productivity and management. Journal of Wetlands and Waste Management, Uniuyo. Vol. 1 (4). Pp 141 – 147.
  6. Imadolemu P. E., Osujieke D. N., Obasi S. N. (2017). Evaluation of Fadama soils along a toposequence proximal to river Donga in Wukari area of Northeast Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development Vol. 20(2): 3150 - 3158 
  7. S. N. Obasi, E. U. Onweremandu, E. C. Nnabuihe, N. U. Manuemelula (2017).  Zinc (Zn) Distribution In Selected Rice Soils Of Ebonyi, Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Academic Research Sciences, Technology & Engineering ISSN: 2488-9849 Vol. 3, Issue 3. Pp 43 – 54 
  8. Obasi, S. N., Onweremadu, E. U., Nsoanya, L. N., Obasi, C. C., Ahukaemere, C. M. and  Osujieke, D. N. (2017) Manganese distribution in selected Rice soils of Ebonyi, Southeastern Nigeria. Journal of Wetlands and Waste Management, Uniuyo. Vol. 1 (1-3). Pp 27 -34
  9. S. N. Obasi, E. C. Nnabuihe, N. U. Manuemelula, O. B. Ugoh (2017). Physical And Chemical Characteristics Of Soils Affected By Oil Spillage In Ihugbogo Community, Ahoada East, Southern Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Academic Research. Sciences, Technology & Engineering. ISSN: 2488-9849 Vol. 3, Issue 3. Pp 31-42
  10. Abba E. C., Nwakuba N. R., Obasi S. N., Enem J. I. (2017).  Effect of Reaction Time on the Yield of Biodiesel from Neem Seed Oil. American Journal of Energy Science. Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 5-9.
  11. M. A. Okon, D. N. Osujieke, C. I. Obi, S. N. Obasi, U. N. Nkwopara. (2016) Aggregate Suitability of Soils on a Sloppy Terrain in Owerri, Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Research in Agriculture and Forestry. Vol. 3, Issue 12. 
  12. Obasi S. N., E. U. Onweremadu, N. U. Manuemelula, E. C. Abbah. (2016) Cations Ratios Distribution in Selected Rice Soils of Ebonyi, Southeastern Nigeria. American Journal of Food Science and Nutrition Research. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2016, pp. 42-49.
  13. Ezeji C., E. U. Onweremadu, S. N. Obasi, Abbah E. C.  (2016) Spatio – Vertical Distribution of Zinc in Selected Farmlands in Imo State, Southeastern Nigeria.American Journal of Food Science and Nutrition Research; 4(1): 33-41 http://www.openscienceonline.com/journal/fsnr
  14. S. N. Obasi, Onweremadu E. U., Udoh  B. T., Osujieke D. N. and Imadojemu P. E. (2016)Application of Digital Elevation Model (DEM) in Suitability Evaluation of Selected Soils of Ikwo – Southeastern Nigeria for Rice Production: Nigerian Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 12(3):182-188 
  15. S. N. Obasi, D. N. Osujieke, P.E. Imadojemu, I.E. Ezendu (2015). Characterization and classification of soils along Otamiri watershed in Umuagwo, Southeastern Nigeria. FUTO Journal Series (FUTOJNLS). Vol 1, Issue 2. Pp 62-68. 
  16. S. N. Obasi, E. U. Onweremadu, C.T. Egbuche, U.P. Iwuanyanwu (2015). Characterization and Classification of Selected Rice Soils of Tropical Rainforest Region, Southeastern Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. 4(3-4) Pp 46-50. 
  17. W.C. Iheka, E.U. Onweremadu, S. N. Obasi, D.N. Osujieke, P.E. Imadojemu (2015). Properties of two landscape units formed over Alluvial Deposits in Okpanam Delta Region, Southern Nigeria. FUTO Journal Series (FUTOJNLS). Vol 1, Issue 2. Pp 17-25.
  18. B.U. Uzoho, S. N. Obasi, U.P. Iwuanyanwu (2014). Sulphate Sorptivity in Relation to Land Use Types of Soils of the Humid Tropical Rainforest, Southeastern Nigeria. Europ. Cent. For Res. Training and Dev. UK. Vol.2. No.1 pp 1-8. 
  19. E.N. Orji Uzor, S. N. Obasi (2012). Properties and Classification of Erosion Prone Soils of Ukpor, Nnewi South L.G.A. Anambra State Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 15 (2): 1079 – 1084.
  20. B. N. Ndukwu, M. C. Chukwuma, C. M .Idigbor, S. N. Obasi (2012). Forms and Distribution of Potassium In Soils Underlain By Three Lithologies Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 15 (2): 1104 – 1108.
  21. Agim L.C., Chris-Emenyonu C.M, Obasi S. N., Isika P, Okoro L. C, and Nwachukwu M.O. (2012). Variability of selected physico-chemical properties of soils affected by different land-use practices in Owerri Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 15 (3): 1174 – 1182.
  22. Obasi, S. N., Onwuteaka, C.C., Osuaku, S.K and Opara, I.U. (2012). Major Cropping Land Uses and Fertility Status of The Typic Kandiaquult Inland Valley of Amasiri Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 15(1):906-912.
  23. I. U. Opara, S. N. Obasi, P. Opoke, J. D. Njoku, B. O. A. Anene, and C. Chikere-Njoku (2012). Growth of groundnut (Arachis hypogea l.) on degraded Isohyperthermic Arenic Kandiudult amended with oyster shell in a University farm, southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vol. 15(1):895-901.
  24. U. N. Nkwopara, J.O. Omeke and S. N. Obasi (2012) Assessment of Pb Concentration of Arable Soils Around Oil Exploration Sites In Niger-Delta Region, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development Vol. 15 (3): 1298-1309.
  25. U. N. Nkwopara, J.O. Omeke, E.T. Eshett, E. Ihem, B.N. Ndukwu and S. N. Obasi (2012). Some Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Arable Soils Around Selected Oil Exploration Sites In Niger-Delta, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development Vol. 15 (3): 1247-1252
  26. Osuaku, S.K, Dibia, P.U, Ndukwu, B.N, Obasi, S. N and Okon, M.A. (2012). Assessment of Toxicity Level of Heavy Metals under Four Different Land Use Practices in Obowo Local Government Area, Imo State.International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 15(1):913-920.
  27. Osuaku, S.K, Osuji, G.E, Obasi, S. N. And Agim, L.C. (2012). Effects of Land Use Practices on Runoff and Soil Physico-Chemical Properties. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 15(1): 871- 877.
  28. Obasi S. N., Onweremadu E.U., Imadojemu P.E. (2011). Suitability of Soils of Afikpo, Southeastern Nigeria: A Geographic Information System (GIS) Approach. Nigeria Journal of Soil and Environmental Research Vol. 9, 59-64.
  29. Obasi, S. N., Onweremadu, E. U. and Osuaku, S. K (2011). Properties of soils of a forest-savanna mosaic on a Ridge at Afikpo, Southeastern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment. 7(3):25-32.
  30. Obasi S. N, M.C. Chukwuma, V.E. Ogwudire.(2011).Characterization and Classification of Soils on A Toposequence In Afikpo, Southeastern Nigeria: A Geographical Information System (GIS) Approach. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 14(2):601-609.
  31. Chukwuma M.C., Agim, L.C. Ugwoajanma, M.O., Obasi, S. N., Okoli, N.A. and Nwagozie I.B. (2009). Concentration and Toxicity of Selected heavy metals in a spent oil polluted Typic Paleudult, Southeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. 11(2):77-81.

 

 

  • Member Soil Science Society of Nigeria “MSSSN”
  • Member Agricultural Society of Nigeria “MASN” 

 

 

  1. S. N. Obasi and L. I. Mgbeahuruike (2018). Variability of arable and forest topsoils in Ngor-Okpala, Southeastern Nigeria. ASN 52nd Annual conference Proceedings. Pp 920 – 925. 
  2. S. N. Obasi, C. P. Ndaka, S.G.I. Ikeh, C.C. Obasi, P.A. Azuike, C.N. Chukwukere, C.B. Nwaiche, N.U. Manuemelula (2016). The effects of Different Rates of Poultry Manure on the Performance of Fluted Pumpkin (Telferia occidentalis) in Imo State: Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria, Umudike. Pp 625 – 627.
  3. D. N. Osujieke, C.M. Ahukaemere, P.E. Imadojemu, B.N. Ndukwu, C.I. Obi, S. N. Obasi and E.C. Nnabuihe (2016). Morphological Properties of Soils of Three Different Toposequences Underlain by Dissimilar Lithologies in Imo State Southeastern Nigeria: Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria, Umudike. Pp 1037 – 1041.
  4. S. N. Obasi, S.G.I. Ikeh, C.B. Nwaiche, C.N. Chukwukere, C.C. Obasi, P.A. Azuike (2015). Variability of Soils Under three Different Land Uses in Umuagwo, Southeastern Nigeria. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria,Delta. Pp 1102-1106.
  5. S. N. Obasi, C.C. Obasi, S.G.I. Ikeh, C.B. Nwaiche, C.N. Chukwukere (2014). Suitability Evaluations of Selected Rice Soils of Southern Ebonyi State, Southeastern Nigeria. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria, Abuja.Pp 1163-1170

 

 

  1. Obasi S. N., U. P. Iwuanyanwu, S.G.I. Ikeh (2017). Characterization, Classification and Evaluation of Soils of Umuagwo Southeastern Nigeria for Optimum Management and Productivity. Institution based research carried out at Imo State Polytechnic Umuagwo, Funded by Tetfund.