Odoligie Imarhiagbe

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Staff Name: Mr Odoligie Imarhiagbe

Phone: 08031984621

Email: imarhiagbe.odoligie@edouniversity.edu.ng

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Faculty: Faculty of Science

Department: Plant Biology and Biotechnology

Position: Assistant Lecturer


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  1. Personal DATA

Name:                                                 IMARHIAGBE Odoligie

Present Status:                                   Assistant Lecturer

Nationality:                                        Nigerian

Contact Address:                              Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State.

E-mail:                                                odoligie.imarhiagbe@yahoo.com


Area(s) of Research Interest:           Plant Ecology, Taxonomy and Systematics in Relation to Ethno-botany and Conservation



  1. SCHOOL ATTENDED QUALIFICATIONS                                               DATES                          


University of Benin                Ph. D.  Plant Ecology and Systematics                      till Date

            University of Benin                M.Sc. Plant Diversity and Conservation                    2014

            University of Benin                B.Sc. Plant Biology and Biotechnology                     2009   

            Institute of Continuing         

            Education, Benin                    SSCE                                                                          2003

            Fountain Primary School        Primary School Leaving Certificate                            1997




Nigerian Society For Experimental Biology (NISEB)

Nigerian Conservation Foundation (Member)


  • Edo University, Iyamho 2017- Date

Job Scope                                                        Teaching and Research

Position                                                           Assistant Lecturer



PBB 111:        Introduction to Plant Biology and Biotechnology

PBB 121:        Flowering plants

PBB 211:        General Plant Ecology

PBB 213:        Biological Techniques




  • IITA Forest Unit                                            2015 – 2017

Position:                                                          Project partners

Job Scope:                                                       Collection of threatened tree species from forest reserves in Edo state, Nigeria.


  • University of Benin 2014-2017

            Position                                                           Adjunct Lecturer and Research Assistant

            Job Scope:                                                       Offered supervisory advice on the research:


  1. Lichen diversity studies in some selected location in Edo state: Implication as a pollution indicator.
  2. Striga germination response to some members of the Asteracaeae, using Cut root and Root exudate Methods.
  3. Structure and composition of flora associated with wire-mesh in Ogba Zoo and Nature Park, Benin city, Edo state.
  4. Studies on Corchorus accession diversity and conservation
  5. Micro anatomical studies of Abelmuschus
  6. Ethobotany and molecular diversity in the genera-Colocasia and Xanthosoma using RAPD.


  • S.S., Anjida, Nasarawa State             2010-2011

           Position:                                                           Biology Teacher

           Job Scope:                                                        Integrated Science and Biology Teacher.

Tutored Junior and Senior Secondary school students.

  • Agricultural Development Programme, 2008-2009

           Benin City, Edo State.

           Position:                                                           Student (Industrial Attachment)

           Job Scope:                                                        -Rising of nursery plants e.g Citrus sp.

Involving in classical plant breeding programmes    e.g Lycopersicon accessions





  1. Mgbeze, G.C. and Imarhiagbe O. (2011). Napthalene acetic acid as a possible hormone for the improvement of growth and development of Capsicum annum and frutescens. African Scientist, 12(2) 127-132.


  1. Osawaru, M.E., Imarhiagbe, O. and Ogwu, M.C (2013). Biochemical characterization of some Nigerian Corchorus species. Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 6(2)69-75.


  1. Osawaru, M.E., Imarhiagbe, O. and Ogwu, M.C. (2013). Agro-morphological characterization of some Nigerian Corchorus (L.) species. Biological and Environmental Science Journal for the Tropics 10(4): 148-158.


  1. Imarhiagbe, O., Osawaru, M. E. and Ogwu, M. C. (2015). Principal Component Analysis as a tool for analyzing On-farm Experimental Data. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal for the Tropics 12(2): 148-158.


  1. Imarhiagbe, O., Osazee, J. O., Aiwansoba, R. O., Shittu, O. H. (2015). In vitro germplam collection and storage: A review. European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience, 3(10):14-19.


  1. Daniel, O. E ; Osazee, O, J; Nwaeze, G. O; Imarhiagbe, O;  Osazee, J. O.( 2017). Isolation and Characterization of Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacteria in Top and Subsoil of selected Mechanic Workshops in Benin City Metropolis, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management. 21 (4) 641-645









  1. International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in collaboration with National Biotechnology Development Agency-Training workshop on Plant Tissue Culture: Tool for Genetic Engineering of Plants. 10th-23rd August, 2014. Abuja, Nigeria.


  1. Sheda Science and Technology Complex (SHESTCO): A 7 day Hands-on-Training Workshop “Capacity Building in Molecular Marker Applications and Bioinformatics for Young Scientists in Biodiversity Research. 7th-13th September, 2015, Abuja, Nigeria.


  1. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (Forest Unit) in collaboration with Botanical Gardens Conservation International, Kew, and London, England: Tree Conservation: Prioritizing and Protecting Nigeria’s Most Threatened Trees. 21st -23nd June, 2016, Ibadan, Nigeria




  1. M.E. OSAWARU,

Professor of Plant Diversity and Germplasm Utilization and Management,

Head of Department,

Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology,

Faculty of Life Sciences,

University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. +2348023443385.


  1. E.I. AIGBOKHAN, Associate Professor,

Plant Ecologist/Taxonomist,

Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology,

Faculty of Life Sciences,

University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.  +2348056627914. eaigb001@yahoo.com

  1. O. H.  SHITTU

Senior Lecturer,

Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology,

Faculty of Life Sciences,

University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria

+2348084765588. Olalekan.shittu@uniben.edu





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