DACHUNG GRACE


DACHUNG GRACE
Designation: Lecturer I
Email: graceilya@uam.edu.ng
Phone:
Gender: Female

Biography

PERSONAL DATA
Name: ..........................................Dachung, Grace
Date of Birth: ...........................1st October 1972.
Place of Birth: ........................Rantya, Jos.
Nationality: ..............................Nigerian.
Permanent Home Address:..... #22 Gangare Bukuru Expressway, Jos,
Plateau State.
Correspondence Address: ...........Department of Forest Production & Products,
University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
Marital Status:....................... Married.
Date of First Appointment:...... J1h October, 1998.
Date Appointment Confirmed:....... 7TH October, 2002.
Present Rank and Salary: ................Lecturer 1, W 1,404,312pa.

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES.
R.C.M Primary School, Zaramaganda, Jos, Plateau State 1978-1983
Government College, Bokkos, Plateau State 1984-1988
Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi 1990-1996
Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi. 2000-2005
Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi. 2007-2018

QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES.
Primary School Leaving certificate 1983
G.C.E O'Level 1988
B. Forestry (Second Class Upper Division) 1996
M.Sc. Soil Science. 2005
Ph.D soil fertility and plant nutrition 2018

COMPUTER LITERACY
Proficient in: Word processing, Power point and Excel.

Memberships

Member, Forestry Association of Nigeria.

Publications

PUBLICATIONS.
-Dachung, G. and Verinumbe, I. 2006: Effects of water and acid pretreatments
on the germination of Prosopis africana seeds. In proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of FAN 2006. PP 11-18.

-Dachung, G., Verinumbe, I. and Ayuba, S.A. 2013: Effect of Agroforestry trees on chemical properties of vertisols of the sahel region of Borno State, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife and Environment. Vol.4 No. 2. September 2013 .

-Amonum, J. I., Dau, J. H. and Dachung, G. 2015: Assessment of Early Growth Rate of Moringa oleifera (Lam) Seedlings on different Soil Medium in University of Agriculture, Makurdi Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Forestry Vol. 4 (1): 16-23

-L. N. Sambe, C.O. Adeofun and G. Dachung 2018: The Economic and
Ecological Effects of Deforestation on the Nigerian Environment. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports 1(2): 1-25.

-Grace Dachung, G.M. Gberikon and Bemgba Anjembe 2018: Influence
of Teak Tectona grandis on Microbial Populations in Akanga Forest Reserve of Nasarawa State Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Bioresearch Vol. 3 No. 04.

-Amonum, J.I., Labe, T.E., and Dachung, G. 2018: Agroforestry and Sustainable Food Production in the Tropics. In proceedings of the National Workshop of the Forestry Association of Nigeria (FAN) 2018. Pp 89-93.

Specializations

Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition

Research Archive

CURRENT RESEARCH AND EXTENSION.
A Current Research:
Influence of Teak (Tectona grandis linn f) on soil organic matter and chemical nutrient accumulation in Akanga Forest Reserve, Nasarawa state, Nigeria.

B Extension:
-Effects of some agroforestry trees on sahelian soil properties- Case study of New - Marte, Barno state, Nigeria.
-Root growth patterns of some selected trees on the reclamation of tin
mined soils- case study of Plateau and Nasarawa state.
-Effect of the effluent waste discharge of Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited, Makurdi on water quality.

Responsibilities

SERVICE TO UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY.
SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY:
-Member, Departmental Board.
-Member, College Board.
-College Representative in SERVICOM
-SIWES Coordinator, B. Forestry and Wildlife Programme.

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY:
-Chairperson, B .Forestry Programme Academic Staff Welfare Scheme.
-Treasurer, College of Forestry and Fisheries Welfare Scheme.