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Expert NameMr. Abubakar Musa Kundiri
DivisionCentre for Arid Zone Studies
InstitutionUniversity of Maiduguri
Work ExperienceI have carried out a research on the effect of soil salinity on the uptake and distribution of nutrients in legumes, screening of crops for salt tolerance and salinity control; Worked on the effect of soil moisture stress on crop yields; Assessing the potential of seasonally flooded lands for sustainable crop production; Soil mapping and soil taxonomic classification; Use of expert system shells for agricultural land evaluation, prediction of risks associated with improper land use and degradation of agricultural lands, modelling soil - water relationships, computerized land information systems; Shelter belt management and desertification control; Solute movements in soils, residual soil moisture farming, use of modern laboratory techniques in soil and plant analysis, air-photo interpretation and physiographic analysis.
QualificationsB.Sc., Agriculture, University of Maiduguri, 1987 M.Sc., Soil and Water Management, University of Maiduguri, 1991 Ph.D., Soil and Water Management, Cranfield University, UK, 1995
Number of Publications5
AwardsBorno State Government Scholarship Award for B.Sc. Programme Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Award for M.Sc. Programme UNIMAID/SILSOE EEC Scholarship for Ph.D. Programme
Other ActivitiesMember, British Society of Soil Science Member, Soil Science Society of Nigeria
Publications1. Kundiri, A.M., Jarvis, M.G., and Bullock, P., 1987: Traditional Soil and Land Appraisal of Fadama Lands in North East Nigeria. Soil Use and Management, 13:1-5 2. Kundiri, A.M., Bullock, P. and Jarvis, M.G., 1997: Seasonally Flooded Fadama Soils and their use Potential in North East Nigeria, (Geoderma in press) 3. Kundiri, A.M. and Carter, R.C., 1997: The Sensitivity of Residual Moisture Farming to Flood Timing in the Middle Yobe Flood Plain, North East Nigeria, (in press) 4. Kundiri, A.M., and Gadzama, N.M., 1997: An Appraisal of the Fadama Soils for Recession Farming on the Komadugu, Yobe Flood Plain (in press) 5. Kundiri, A.M., and Gadzama, N.M., 1997: Fadad: A model for assessing the agricultural potential of Fadama Lands in North East Nigeria (in press)
DisciplineSoil Science
Last updated10/05/2007 10:18:00

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