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Muyiwa Segun Ayodele


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  • Organization
    Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.

  • Role
    Scientist Mentor: I will mentor teams of students online

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    Plant Reproductive Biology and Systematics. Economic Botany

  • Profile Question 1
    What is best about being a scientist?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    The development of a calm but inquisitive mind, agile and ever wanting to contribute to knowledge

  • Profile Question 2
    What is your favorite plant? Why?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    Family Asteraceae, Genus Vernonia. Studied the ecological survey, morphology, cytogenetics and reproductive biology of sixteen tropical species for a PhD degree award and subsequent post doctoral research activities.

  • Profile Question 3
    What is the coolest thing you have discovered or learned about plants?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    The discovery of bristles of various sizes and shapes on the surface of seemingly smooth hair-like strands of pappus on fruits (achenes) of Vernonia species. These occurrences served in delimiting between species and identification of growth forms - herbs, shrubs or trees.

  • How did you hear about PlantingScience?
    Web Search

  • Availability
    I am currently available for mentoring, please send me team match invitations

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?

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Hi everyone, glad to be here with you doing what I enjoy always - sharing knowledge and assisting in the search for knowledge. Please note, ask for as much of guidance needed at all times. The more you respond to questions asked, the more you get from your mentors. Waiting for you!

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