Muyiwa Segun Ayodele

Profile

  • Time Zone
    WAT

  • 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?
    2

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