Prof. Bethel Ugochukwu UZOHO

Prof. Bethel Ugochukwu UZOHO


BSc., MSc., PhD


Academic Qualification

B. Sc., M.Sc,  Ph.D





Courses Assigned to Teach



Research Interest

Soil Chemistry


  1. Uzoho, B.U. I.I. Ekpe, C. M.Ahukaemere, B.N. Ndukwu, N.H. Okoli, F.A.Osisi and C.M.Chris-Emenyonu 2014. Nitrogen Status of Soils of Selected Land-uses of Two Cropping Systems in the Humid Tropical Rainforest, Southeastern Nigeria. Adv.Life Sci.Tech. Accepted for publication by 31st Oct 2014.
  2. Uzoho, B.U, U.A.Iwuanyanwu and S.N.Obasi 2014.Sulphate Sorptivity in relation to land use types of soils of the humid tropical rainforest, southeastern, Nigeria. Inter. J. Environ &Poll. Research, 2 (1):1-8.
  3. Uzoho, B.U.2014. Sesquioxide distribution of soils of contrasting land units in Egbema, southeastern, Nigeria. J.Environ. & Earth Sci. 4 (2):101-109.
  4. Uzoho, B.U and T.V.Okechukwu 2014. Soil organic matter distribution of contrasting landscapes in Egbema, Southeastern, Nigeria. J. Bio. Agric & Healthcare, 4 (7):104-112.
  5. Uzoho, B.U and G.U.Igbojionu 2014. Carbohydrate distribution of particle size fractions in relation to land use types in Mbaise, Southeastern, Nigeria. J.Bio, Agric & Health 4 (2): 27-36.
  6. Uzoho, B.U and C.Ekeh 2014. Potassium status of soils in relation to land use types in Ngor-Okpala, Southeastern, Nigeria. J. Natural Sci. Res. 4 (6): 105-114.
  7. Uzoho, B.U, E.Ihem, S.Onwudike, L.Agim, U. Nwopara, I.U.Opara, M.Okon, S.I.Nti and J.C.Orji 2014. Phosphorus sorption capacity of soils in relation to land use types in Mbaise, Southeastern, Nigeria. J. Chem, Bio & Phy. Sci. 4 (2):1710-1720.
  8. Uzoho, B.U, G.E.Osuji, J.A.L.Effiong, Mike, Okon, C.Eke and A.C.Uzoho 2014. The metal content of municipal solid waste-amended ArenicKandidult in Ihiagwa, southeastern, Nigeria. J. Chem. Bio. Phy. Sci. 4(2):1609-1619.
  9. Uzoho, B.U, J.U.Amaechi, A.C.Uzoho and J.C.Orji 2014. Zinc Sorptivity of selected soils of southeastern, Nigeria. J. Chem. Bio. Phy. Sci. 4 (2):1637-1645.
  10. Uzoho, B.U, U.N.Nkwopara, E.Ihem, C.Eke, J.C.Odum and S. Onwudike 2014. ChemicalSpeciation and Mobility of Cadmium and Lead in waste dumpsitesinOwerri, southeastern Nigeria. J. Chem. Bio. Phy. Sci. 4(2):1721- 1734.
  11. Uzoho, B.U 2012. Metal Concentrations of Soils and Plants adjacent to selected highways in Owerri, Southeastern Nigeria. Inter. Journ. Agric & Rural Dev. 15 (1): 848-853.
  12. Uzoho, B.U, G.E.Osuji, Ihem, E, I.I.Ibeawuchi, A.A.Ngwuta and A.C.Uzoho 2012. Pumpkin (Telferiaoccidentalis) yields and nutrient use efficiency of limed municipal solid waste compost (MSWC)- amended Ultisol in Ihiagwa, Southeastern Nigeria. Inter. Journ. Agric & Rural Dev. 15 (1): 854-860.
  13. Uzoho, B.U 2012. Efficiency and Sustainability of selected manures on degraded Ultisols of Owerri, Southeastern Nigeria. Inter. Journ. Agric & Rural Dev. 15 (2):1024- 1026.
  14. Uzoho, B.U 2010. Field and Laboratory Evaluation of dynamics in soil properties of selected land-use types in Owerri, Southeastern, Nigeria. Inter. Journ. Agric & Rural Dev. 13(2): 268-273.
  15. Uzoho, B.U, G.E.Osuji, E.U.Onweremadu and I.I.Ibeawuchi 2010. Maize (Zea mays) response to phosphorus and lime on gas flare affected soil. Life Sci. Journ. 7(4):77-82.
  16. Uzoho, B.U, N.N.Oti and A.Ngwuta 2007. Fertility status under land-use types of soils of similar lithology. Journ. Amer. Sci. 3 (4):20-29.
  17. Uzoho, B.U and N.N.Oti 2006. Effects of municipal solid waste compost (MSWC) on the productivity and heavy metal concentration of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) in Owerri, southeastern Nigeria. Inter. Journ. Agric & Rural Dev. 7 (2): 20-25.
  18. Uzoho, B.U and N.N.Oti 2005. Estimation of P requirement of maize (Zea mays) in Southeastern Nigeria soils using P sorption isotherm. Nig. Agric. Journ. 36: 157- 168.
  19. Uzoho, B.U and N.N.Oti 2005. Phosphorus adsorption characteristics of selected southeastern Nigerian soils. Agro-Sci Journ. 4 (1):50- 55.
  20. Uzoho, B.U 2005. Changes in soil Physico-chemical properties as affected by distance from gas flare station in Izombe. Nig. Journ. Agric & Social Res. 5 (2): 45-50.
  21. Uzoho, B.U, N.N.Oti and E.U.Onweremadu 2004. Effect of crude oil pollution on maize growth and soil properties in Ihiagwa, Imo State, Nigeria. Inter. Journ. Agric & Rural Dev. 5: 91-100.
  22. Uzoho, B.U, G.E.Osuji, E.T.Eshett, J.S.C.Mbagwu and N.N.Oti 2008. Nitrogen mineralization of composted wastes. Proc. 42nd Annual Conf. Agric Soc. Nig. Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki. Pp 490-496.
  23. Oti, N.N, B.U.Uzoho and C.C.Opara 2004. Determination of phosphorus requirement of cowpea using P-sorption isotherm. Inter. Journ. Agric & Rural Dev. 5: 77-85.
  24. Onweremadu, E.U, N.N.Oti and B.U.Uzoho 2005. Evaluation of selected soil chemical parameters in two crude oil-spilt sites in Southeastern Nigeria. Journ. Sust. Trop. Agric. Res. 16:33-42.
  25. Onweremadu, E.U, C.C.Opara, N.N.Oti, B.U.Uzoho, A.E.Ibe, C.T.Tom, E.M.Nwokeji and N.C.Onwubuiko 2004. Application of soil quality morphological index in assessing soil health of arable farms on Isohyperthemic Ruptic-Alfic Ystrodepts in Owerri, Southeastern Nigeria.Inter. Journ. Soil Sci. Tech. 3 (2): 20-29.
  26. Onweremadu, E.U, N.N.Oti, B.U.Uzoho and C.I.Duruigbo 2004. Pedogenesis of soils formed under three plant types geographically-related in fallow land in Okigwe, Southeastern Nigeria. Inter. Agric. Environ.4:34-42.
  27. Ibeawuchi, I.I, J.C.Obiefuna, J.C.Njoku, O.Ita, V.N.Onyia and B.U.Uzoho 2008. Soil amendments for enhanced field establishment and yield of Gnetum Africana (Okazi) plantlets in Owerri, Southeastern Nigeria. Life Sci. Journ. 5 (2): 63-69.
  28. Orji, J.C, B.U.Uzoho, J.O.Enwerem and W.Ezuruike 2011. Assessment of the impact of kerosine and diesel on soil nitrogen mineralization. Afri. Journ. Agri. 6(10): 149- 155.
  29. Ihem, E.E, G.E.Osuji, E.U.Onweremadu, S.U.Onwudike, U.N.Nkwopara, B.N Ndukwu and B.U.Uzoho 2013. Variability in properties of soils under three land-use types in a humid tropical environment. Inter. J.Dev. Sust. 2(2). In press.
  30. Nkwopara et al., 2014. Effect of temperature and mechanism of P sorption on selected acid soils of southern, China. ActaAgronomica, Nigeria (Accepted).

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