Staff Profile


Assistant Lecturer
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    Faculty of Agriculture
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    Orji Jephter – Google Scholar
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ORJI JEPHTER EBUKA (REV’D) is an Assistant Lecturer in the department of Agriculture of AE-FUNAI. He holds MSc in Soil Chemistry and Microbiology and B.Agric in Soil Science from Ebonyi state University, Abakaliki. He is currently a PhD student in the Department of Soil Science, University of Nigeria Nsukka with Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy as the area of specialization. He also holds PGDE, BTh and Dip Th. He is a clergyman (Priest) with Diocese of Abakaliki-Anglican Communion. He is married with children. His area of research interest include Soil Chemistry, Soil Microbiology, Soil Fertility, Soil Pollution, Soil Conservation, etc. He is a member of Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN), a member of Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN) and a member of Registered Soil Scientist (RSS). His research interests include, soil chemistry, soil microbiology, soil fertility, soil pollution, soil conservation, soil reclamation, etc.

Selected Publications (Articles and Journals)

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1 J.N Nwite, J.E Orji And C.C. Okolo (2018). Effect Of Different Land Use Systems On Soil Carbon Storage And Structural Indices In Abakaliki, Nigeria. Indian Journal Of Ecology 45 (3): 522-527.
2 Orji J.E (2018). Effect Of Organic And Inorganic Amendments On Soil Productivity And Yield Of Maize (zea Mays L) On An Ultisol In Abakaliki South East Nigeria. International Journal Of Agricultural Research And Food Production (ijarfp) Vol. 3, 118-129pp.
3 Iroegbu, Chidinma S, Asawalam Damian O, O. A. Dada and J. E. Orji (2020) Response of Cocoyam (Xanthosomamafafa) Growth,Yield Parameters and Soil Physical Properties of Ultisol at Umudike, Southeastern, Nigeria. Asian Soil Research Journal 2(4): 1-10, 2019; Article no.ASRJ.53728 ISSN: 2582-3973. DOI: 10.9734/ASRJ/2019/v2i430058.
4 Iroegbu, Chidinma Susan, Asawalam Damian O, Dada Olasunkanmi and Orji Jephter E. (2020) Effect of agricultural wastes on some soil physicochemical properties of ultisol, growth parameters and yield of cocoyam (Xanthosomamafafa) at Umudike, Southeastern, Nigeria. African Journal of Agricultural Research.Vol. xx(xx),pp. xxx, xx 2020 DOI: 10.5897 / AJARxx.xx. Article Number: xxx ISSN 1991-637X. http:/ / AJAR.
5 Iroegbu, C. S, Dada, O and Orji, J. E (2019) Challenges of Soil Fertility Management under Changing Climatic Conditions: A Review. GSJ: Volume 7, Issue 12, December 2019, Online: ISSN 2320-9186
6 Igberi C. O., Osuji E. E., Odo N. E., Ibekwe C. C., Onyemauwa C. S., Obi H. O., Obike K. C., Obasi I. O., Ifejimalu A. C., Ebe F. E., Ibeagwa O. B., Chinaka I. C., Emeka C. P. O., Orji J. E., Ibrahim-Olesin S. (2022). Assessment of Prioritized Climate Smart Agricultural Practices and Technologies of Household Farmers in Southeast, Nigeria. Universal Journal of Agricultural Research, 10(1), 53 - 63. DOI: 10.13189/ujar.2022.100105.
7 Nwite James Nte, Igwe Thomas Sunday, Akande Oluyemi Solomon, Enyioko Chimezie Onyeogoziri, Nwibo Simon Uguru, Mbam Boniface Nwangele and Orji Jephter Ebuka (2022) Response of groundnut to lime sources on acid sandy loam Asian J Agric & Biol. 2022(3). DOI: 10.35495/ajab.2020.08.452
8 Amenkhienan Bright Ehijiele, Isitekhale Henry Esomeme, Danta Stephen Okhumata and Orji Jephter Ebuka (2021) Interrelationships among phosphorus and some soil properties in soils derived on cretaceous sediments, shale and quaternary alluvium in Edo state, Nigeria. J. Curr. Opin. Crop Sci., 2021; Volume 2(2): 202 – 207.
9 C.N. Mbah, C. Njoku, A.O. Agba, G.C.Okechukwu, P.N.Egwu, J. Orji And J.O. Agwu (2021) Effect of Ash from Agricultural Wastes on Soil Properties and Grain Yield of Maize (Zea Mays L) in Degraded Ultisol. Indian Journal of Ecology (2021) 48(2): 592-596
10 Osuji, E.E, Munonye, J.O, Olaolu, M.O, Onyemauwa, C.S, Tim-Ashama, A.C, Ibekwe C.C, Obasi I.O, Obike, K.C, Ebe, F.E, Onu, S.E, Obi, J.N, Izuogu, C.U, Orji, J.E and Inyang P (2022) Econometric Analysis of Fluted Pumpkin Production in Nigeria: Empirical In-Depth Analysis.Journal of Agriculture and Crops. Vol.8. pp 105 – 114.