Articles by Author: Kehinde Oluwaseun Omotoso

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  1. Informal waste recycling activities: Implications for livelihood and health

    Informal waste recycling activities: Implications for livelihood and health

    Informal waste recycling activities are fast becoming commonplace in most developing countries. Using South Africa as a case study, this study characterizes informal collection of recyclable waste materials. It also explores the roles of informal collection of recyclable waste materials...
  2. Influence of undersowing annual forage legumes in early-maturing maize on grain yield and quality of their forage mixtures

    Influence of undersowing annual forage legumes in early-maturing maize on grain yield and quality of their forage mixtures

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    An experiment was carried out to investigate the effects of date of undersowing different legume species on maize grain yield and forage quality. Early-maturing maize (Zea mays L. cv. Suwan1) and Tephrosia bracteolata Guill. and Perr. (tephrosia), Lablab purpureus (L.)...
  3. Promoting technology adoption in the small-scale oil palm fruit processing sector in south-western Nigeria: an innovation systems approach

    Promoting technology adoption in the small-scale oil palm fruit processing sector in south-western Nigeria: an innovation systems approach

    Technologies have been developed for various unit operations in small-scale oil palm fruit processing in Nigeria. However, a majority of small-scale processors in the country still adopt traditional techniques, with a few adopting processing technologies for a particular stage in...
  4. Impact of soil amendments and weather factors on bacterial wilt and yield of two tomato cultivars in Abeokuta, Nigeria

    Impact of soil amendments and weather factors on bacterial wilt and yield of two tomato cultivars in Abeokuta, Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Tomato bacterial wilt, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum, leads to tomato yield losses of up to 80% in south-western Nigeria. Soil amendments and weather conditions are important in the management of the disease. Field experiments were conducted at the Research Farm...
  5. Institutional barriers to successful innovations: Perceptions of rural farmers and key stakeholders in southwest Nigeria

    Institutional barriers to successful innovations: Perceptions of rural farmers and key stakeholders in southwest Nigeria

    Diffusion studies in sub-Saharan Africa have typically focused on the impact of traditional adoption factors on uptake of technological innovations. This study draws on semi-structured interviews of rural farmers and in-depth interviews of stakeholders in southwest Nigeria to examine the...
  6. Consumption of sachet water in Nigeria: quality, public health and economic perspectives

    Consumption of sachet water in Nigeria: quality, public health and economic perspectives

    Demand for drinking water is met by different methods in different parts of the world. Water packaging into polyethylene sachets (as a form of water vending) has assumed an innovative status which has spread from its origin in Nigeria to...
  7. Outcome of cholera admissions in Bauchi, Nigeria

    Outcome of cholera admissions in Bauchi, Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    In 2007, the World Health Organization Regional Committee for Africa officially noted the resurgence of cholera in the Africa subregion, and called for strengthening of policies on water supply and sanitation. We study the mortality profile of patients admitted for...
  8. Prodromal psychotic symptoms and psychological distress among secondary school students in Abeokuta, Nigeria

    Prodromal psychotic symptoms and psychological distress among secondary school students in Abeokuta, Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: This study aimed to investigate the relationship between prodromal psychotic symptoms and psychological distress among Nigerian adolescents.
  9. An appraisal of blood pressure control and its determinants among patients with primary hypertension seen in a primary care setting in Western Nigeria

    An appraisal of blood pressure control and its determinants among patients with primary hypertension seen in a primary care setting in Western Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Achieving guideline-recommended blood pressure is imperative in reducing the rising tide of uncontrolled hypertension and its attendant sequelae, which are major causes of morbidity and mortality globally. The aim of the study was to describe the pattern of blood...
  10. Plastic waste as strength modifiers in asphalt for a sustainable environment

    Plastic waste as strength modifiers in asphalt for a sustainable environment

    This research took the form of an investigation into the applicability of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) as strength modifiers in asphalt road construction. Samples of thoroughly washed, naturally dried and shredded PET wastes were collected. The optimum binder content (OBC) of...