Soil microflora, sampling enumeration and identification of soil micro organism with
special emphasis on methods of study including nitrogen fixation, Carbon cycle etc.
Microbial transformation of nutrients in soil. Degradation of complex materials (e.g.
lignin, hemicelluloses, plastics and pesticides etc.), by soil microorganisms. Petroleum
microbiology with emphasis on the use of microbiology in the exploration for oil.
Microbial degradation of petroleum products. Microbial enzymes and proteins.
Microorganisms and soil fertility. Effects of soil condition and soil management on soil
microorganisms. Mycorrhiza formation and importance. Soil microorganisms as
pathogens and spoilage agents.
- Lecturer: Dr. Obhioze Augustine Akpoka
- Lecturer: Prof Ehiagbonare
- Lecturer: A Enaigbe
- Lecturer: Andrew Enaigbe
- Lecturer: Maureen Okwu
- Lecturer: Osarumwense otote