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Botany, Faculty of Science

Mr. Tersoo Paul Terna

Lecturer II

Plant Pathology

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Selected Publications in Scientific Journals

    1. Samba, R.M.O., and Terna, P.T. (2010). Determination of the Potency of Antibacterial Activity of Aqueous Flavedo Extracts of Some Citrus Fruits. International Journal of Biological Sciences, 2(1): 84 – 88.

    2. Bem, A.A., Terna, T.P., and Waya, J.I. (2011). Preliminary Investigation of Tomato Wilt in Green House Experiment in Vom, Jos, Plateau State Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 4: 1-5.

    3. Bem, A.A., Ogwu, I.M., Terna, T.P., Waya, J.I., Amua, Q.M., and Orpin, J.B. (2012). Preliminary Screening of Antimicrobial Activity of Some Selected Plant Extracts on A Clinical Sample of Staphylococcus aureus. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology, 1(7): 74-78.

    4. Terna, T.P., Bem, A.A., and Odebode, A.C. (2013). Growth Suppression of Some Common Post Harvest Rot Fungi by  Culture Filtrates of a Soil Isolate of  Trichoderma viride. IOSR Journal of Environmental Sciences, Toxicology and     Food Technology. 3(3): 90-96.

    5. Bem, A.A., Oluma, H.A.O., Nwankiti, A.O., Terna, T.P., Waya, J.I., and Olutade, A.O. (2013). Effect of Artificial Inoculation of Pathogenic Strains of F. oxysporum and Sclerotium rolfsii on Some Selected Varieties of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum). International Journal of Applied Research and Technology, 2(1): 165 – 171.

    6. Bem, A.A., Terna, T.P., Mtseva, C.K., and Nwankiti, A.O. (2013). Inventory and evaluation of black tar disease of Yam in Turan, Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Research and Technology, 2(1): 180-185.

    7. Bem, A.A., Terna, T.P., Iyoula, F.I., and Waya, J.I. (2013). Preliminary Studies on Production and Partial Purification of Toxins Associated with Black Tar disease of Yam (Dioscorea species) in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Environmental Sciences, Toxicology and Food Technology, 3(3): 90-96.

    8. Bem, A.A., Igbawundu, J.T., Terna, P.T., Bem, S. L., Akesa, M., and Fadimu, O.Y. (2013). Preliminary Evaluation of Incidence and Severity of Powdery Mildews of Some Crop Plants In Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Biological Research, 3(4): 519-523.

    9. Terna, T.P., Okogbaa, J.I., Waya, J.I., Paul-Terna, F.C., Yusuf, S.O., Emmanuel, N.Y., and Simon, A. (2015). Response of Different Mango and Tomato Varieties to Post-Harvest Fungal Fruit Rot in Lafia, Nassarawa State, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, 9(12): 106-109.

    10. Terna, T.P. (2015). Growth Inhibition of Rot Fungi By Competitive Growth of Trichoderma Viride. FULafia Journal of Science and Technology, 1(1): 12-15.

    11. Terna, T.P., Kwon-Ndung, E.H., Akomolafe, G.F., Goler, E.E., Okogbaa, J.I., Waya, J.I., and Markus, M. (2016). Some Ethnobotanical Uses of Plant Resources In Nasarawa State, Nigeria. FULafia Journal of Science and Technology, 2(2): 86-91.

    12. Terna, T.P., Okoro, J.K., Bem, A.A., Okogbaa, J.I. and Waya, J.I. (2016). Incidence and Severity of Diseases Associated with Rain-Fed Tomatoes in Benue State, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, 9(4): 59-65.

    13. Terna, T.P., Odebode, A.C., Okogbaa, J.I., and Waya, J.I. (2016). Invitro Screening of Trichoderma isolates for Biological Control of a Post-Harvest Rot Fungus. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, 9(4): 46-51.

    14. Kwon-Ndung, E.H., Akomolafe, G.F., Goler, E.E., Terna, T.P., Ittah, M.A., Umar, I.D., Waya, J.I., and Markus, M. (2016). Diversity Complex of Plant Species Spread in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, 8(12): 334-350.

    15. Terna, T.P., Anyam, R.W. and Ekefan, J. (2017). Screening of Four Local Varieties of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) For Resistance to Fungal Diseases in a Southern Guinea Savannah Agro-ecological Region of Nigeria. Applied Science Reports, 20(1): 1-10.

    16. Terna, T.P., and Agbara, D.O. (2017). Biological Control of Tomato Wilt Fungi Using Leaf Extracts of Bitter Leaf (Vernonia amygdalina). International Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, 11(8): 623-626.

    17. Terna, T.P., and Iloechuba, P.N. (2017). Growth Performance and Yield of the Edible White Rot Fungus (Pleurotus ostreatus) on Different Agro Waste Materials. International Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering,11(8): 638-641.

    18. Terna, T.P., and Simon, A. (2017). Biological Control of Some Fungal Pathogens of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum Mill.) Using Ethanolic Leaf Extracts of Plants. Journal of Environmental and Agricultural Sciences, 13: 9-15.

    19. Terna, T.P., Okogbaa, J.I., Waya, J.I., and Markus, M. (2017). The Incidence and Severity of Amyema spp. and Tapinanthus globiferus Parasitic Infection on Citrus Trees in Federal University Lafia Campus, Lafia. Journal of Phytopathology and Plant Health, 4: 21-28.

    20. Terna, T.P., Pius, A. and Goler, E.E. (2017). A Preliminary Evaluation of Morphological Variations and Disease Symptom Complexes among Four Varieties of Maize (Zea mays L.) In Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Botany, 29(2):167-174.

    21. Terna, T.P., Okogbaa, J.I. and Iloechuba, N. (2017). Mycobiota of Post-Harvest Samples of Kola Nuts; Cola acuminata and Tiger Nuts; Cyperus esculentus InLafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. FULafia Journal of Science and Technology, 3(1): 48-53.

    22. Terna, T.P., Akomolafe, G.F., Avworho, M., Okogbaa, J.I., and Omojola, J. (2017). Responses of Different Tomato Varieties to Disease Stress Under Different Conditions of Gravity. FULafia Journal of Science and Technology, 3(1): 69-75.

    23. Okogbaa, J.I., Terna, T.P., and Ogah, J. (2017). In vitro Response and Morphological variability of Four Exotic Tomato Varieties (Solanum lycopersicum L.) To Toxin Filtrates of Tomato Wilt Fungi. FuLafia Journal of Science and Technology, 3(2): 44-50.

    24. Okogbaa, J.I., Akomolafe, G.F., Terna, T.P., Kwon-Ndung, E.H., and Amaobi, H. (2018). Preliminary Botanical Assessment of Production Challenges of Cashew (Anacardium occidentale L.) in Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, 8: 26-31.

    25. Kwon-Ndung, E.H., Goler, E.E., Akomolafe, G.F., Terna, T.P., Okogbaa, J., Waya, J.I., and Markus, M. (2018). Ethnomedicinal Assets of Plants Collected From Nasarawa State, North Central Nigeria.           European Journal of Medical Science Research, 6(4): 47-57.

    26. Akomolafe, G.F., Terna, T.P., and Okogbaa, J.I. (2018). Occurrence and Growth Inhibitory Activity of Striga hermonthica (Delile) Benth on Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench in Lafia. Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Basic and Applied Science, 26(1): 65-69.

    27. Terna, T.P., Audi, Y.A., and Terna, F.C. (2019). Isolation and Identification of Fungi Associated with Stored Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) Seeds in Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. FUDMA Journal of Sciences, 3(1): 33-38.

    28. Terna, T.P., and Oshinowo, B.F. (2019). Growth Responses of Nanoparticles-Treated Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Cultivars to Fungal Disease Stress. FUDMA Journal of Sciences, 3(1): 152-159.

    29. Terna, T.P., Umar, A.H., and Mohammed, I.A. (2019). Optimization of Water Requirement for Reduced Disease Susceptibiity of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) in Lafia, Nasarawa State Nigeria. FUDMA Journal of Sciences, 3(2): 29-38.

    30. Terna, T.P., Anyam, R.W., Ekefan, E.J., Bem, A.A., and Okoro, J.K. (2019). Isolation and Identification of Fungi Associated With Soils and Diseased Tomato Plants On Farmers’ Fields In Benue State Nigeria. FUDMA Journal of Sciences, 3(2): 275-287.

    31. Sulaiman, B., Hayatu, M. and Terna, T.P. (2019). Biocontrol Potentials of Selected Plants Against Some Post-Harvest Fungal Pathogens of Yam (Dioscorea Rotundata P.) In Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. FUDMA Journal of Sciences, 3(2): 354-363.

    32. Kwon-Ndung, E., Joseph, C., Goler, E., Kana, H., and Terna, P. (2019). Promising Use of Alpha-Spin(R) Nano Particles Bombardment For Selection of Useful Variations In Moringa oleifera Seedlings In Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Approaches in Agricultural Research, 3(2): 202-209.

    33. Akomolafe, G.F., Terna, T.P., Ubhenin, A., and Abok, J. (2019). Phytotoxicity of Filtrate Extracts of Fungal Pathogens on Selected Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Cultivars. ASM Science Journal, 12: 1-9.

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