Publications for Prof. YEROKUN,

    Prof. YEROKUN, Olusegun Adedayo

    Position: Vice Chancellor and Lecturer, School of Agricultural Sciences

    BS (Benedict College), MSc, PhD (Soil Science) (Mich. State)

    Specialization: Soil Fertility and Applied Soil Chemistry

    Research Interest: Soil Nutrient Pools and Fractionation

    PUBLICATIONS 

    A. Chapters in Books

    1. Yerokun, O. A. (2009). Soil acidity. In V Shitumbanuma (ed). Soil acidity and liming: Training material for Extension staff. University of Zambia, Lusaka. Venus Printers. pp. 1-8.
    1. Yerokun, O. A. (2009). The impact of soil acidity on plant growth. In V Shitumbanuma (ed). Soil acidity and liming: Training material for Extension staff. University of Zambia, Lusaka. Venus Printers. pp. 17-26.
    1. Yerokun, O. A. (2008). A simple empirical method for estimating lime requirement in smallholder fields. In C Nhira, A Mapiki and P Rankhumise (eds). Land and water management in Southern Africa: Towards sustainable agriculture. Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa. pp 334-344.

    B. Journal Articles

    1. Murphy C, Tembo M, Phiri A and Yerokun S. (2015). Adapting to climate change in shifting landscapes of belief. Climatic Change, 134 (1-2), 101-114. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-015-1498-8.
    1. Yerokun O. A and Chirwa, M. (2014). Soil and foliar application of zinc to maize and wheat grown on a Zambian Alfisol. African Journal of Agricultural Research 9(11): 963-970.
    1. Chirwa, M. and Yerokun, O. A. (2012). The distribution of Zinc fractions in surface samples of selected agricultural soils of Zambian. International Journal of Soil Science 7:51-60.
    1. Kambikambi, T. T, Yerokun O. A and Mbewe D. D. M. (2012). Effect of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) on the suppression of some summer weeds at the Field Station of the University of Zambia. Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences 1(3): 65-74.
    1. Yerokun, O. A. (2009). A comparison of different soil test methods for extractable phosphorus in Zambian soils. Zambian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 9(1): 42-46.
    1. Yerokun, O. A. (2008). Chemical characteristics of phosphorus in some representative benchmark soils of Zambia. Geoderma 147:63-68.
    1. Mudenda M and Yerokun O. A. (2008). The short term effect of tea manure compost on soil and maize dry matter production in the greenhouse. UNZA Journal of Science and Technology 12 (2): 39-46.
    1. Yerokun O. A, Chikuta S and Mambwe D. (2007). An evaluation of spectroscopic and loss on ignition methods for estimating soil organic carbon in Zambian soils. International Journal of Agricultural Research. 2: 965-970.
    1. Manjoka J, Yerokun O. A, Lungu O. I and Munyinda K. (2007). Changes in soil organic matter and soil aggregation of a Zambian Oxisol after applying lime. International Journal of Soil Science. 2:190-196.
    1. Yerokun O. A, Mambwe D and Chikuta S. (2006). Effects of nitrogen and potassium application on growth and yield of paprika (Capsicum anuum L.). Zambian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 8(2):34-38.
    1. Elekani H and Yerokun O. A. (2006). Availability of Phosphorus from partially acidulated Chilembwe rock phosphate applied to maize and rape in the greenhouse. Zambian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 8(1): 28-32.Ganunga RP, Yerokun OA and Kumwenda JDT. (2005). Contribution of Tithonia diversifolia in Malawi maize based smallholder agriculture. South African Journal of Plant and Soil. 22(4): 240-245.
    1. Kumoyo K, Yerokun O. A and Damaseke M. I. (2005). Changes in inorganic phosphorus following incubation of some Zambian soils. South African Journal of Plant and Soil. 22(3): 149-153.
    1. Tsuji T, Mambo A, Phiri L. K, Msoni R, Sokotela S. B and Yerokun O. A. (2005). Studies on nutrient distribution in some Zambian soils with special reference to sulphur using GIS (Geographic Information Systems) 1. Total sulphur distribution in major Zambian soils. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (Japan). 51: 935-942.
    1. Tsuji T, Mambo A, Phiri L. K, Msoni R, Sokotela S. B and Yerokun O. A. (2005). Studies on nutrient distribution in some Zambian soils with special reference to sulphur using GIS (Geographic Information Systems) II. Evaluation of plant-available sulphur and its distribution in major Zambian soils. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (Japan). 51: 943-952.
    1. Mujaya I and Yerokun O. A. (2003). Response of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) to plant population and nitrogen fertilizer in north-central Zimbabwe. Sesame and Safflower Newsletter (FAO) 18:64-69.
    1. Yerokun, O. A. (1997). Response of maize to ammonium nitrate, urea and cogranulated urea-urea phosphate. South African Journal of Plant and Soil. 14:63-66.
    1. Yerokun, O. A. (1997). Ammonia volatilization from ammonium nitrate, urea and urea phosphate fertilizers applied to alkaline soils. South African Journal of Plant and Soil. 14:67-70.
    1. Ganunga, R, Yerokun O. A and Kumwenda J. D. T. (1997). Effect of tithonia diversifolia on maize in Malawi. CIMMYT Target and Forum News 11:4.
    1. Manda, P. J, Yerokun O. A and Chishala B. H. (1996). Response of Marigold (Tagetes erecta L) to boron, copper, manganese and zinc micronutrient combinations on a Chiawa sandy loam soil. UNZA Journal of Science and Technology. 1:32-45.
    1. Coultas, C. L and Yerokun O. A. (1996). Two clayey soils on the Zambezi flood plains in SW Zambia. Soil Survey Horizons 37:107-111.
    1. Nyoni, S. S and Yerokun O. A. (1995). Rate and time of Azolla application on rice. Zambian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 5:28-31.
    1. Yerokun, O. A and Christenson D. R. (1990). Relating high soil test P concentrations to plant P uptake. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 54:796-799.
    1. Yerokun, O. A and Christenson D. R. (1989). Use of urea and ammonium phosphate as starter fertilizers. Journal of Fertilizer Issues. 6:12-16.

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