Muyiwa Segun Ayodele


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  • Organization
    Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. (Retired Professor). Currently in David Adeniyi Ayodele Vocational Center (DAAVOC) operating Skills acquisition: an Alternative Development Strategy (ADS)

  • Employment Status
    University / College Staff

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

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

  • 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?

Recent Posts

bshsseligfall2017 project 5 Muyiwa Segun Ayodele

This is quite commendable guys, I enjoyed your innovative reasonings and doggedness in achieving conclusive results. Keep it up. One last farewell question - how can our findings (Results) from these simple studies be put to use. Think about this,…

bshsseligfall2017 project 5 Muyiwa Segun Ayodele

Great idea looking at this aspect on water cleanness. Guess it would be relevant in the quality of water available for irrigation. Let’s see what our findings (observations) would be like!

lchsmilliganfall2017 project 4 Muyiwa Segun Ayodele

I have enjoyed reading the different results posted. Am encouraged at my expectations from this team. Sometimes in scientific investigations, the experimenter makes a good presentation of the findings and is able to carry along the readers.…


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