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

Preston & Others Muyiwa Segun Ayodele

It’s noteworthy that you are making some observations already from your work. However, after your statement post on what you have agreed to study, there has been no report on how you want to do what you have to do (i.e. Materials and method).…

Preston & Others Muyiwa Segun Ayodele

Hi Austin and Preston, glad you’re back safely from the Spring break.  I have considered your project ideas, I think both are worth experimenting. However, I would advise a final choice of one that would readily align with what obtains in…

Preston & Others Muyiwa Segun Ayodele

Hello there budding Scientists.  I am very happy to begin with you in another session of PlantingScience this twelfth year of unbroken participation. Muyiwa Segun Ayodele are the names. A retired Professor  of Plant…


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