Dr. Kamilu Ayo Fasasi

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InstitutionOsun State University
 
Postal addressCollege of Science,Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences,
 P. M. B. 4494, Oke-Baale,
Osogbo,
Osun State
230001
Nigeria
 
Office phone2348055804149
Mobile phone2348032585328
E-mailkamiluayofasasi@yahoo.com
Alternative e-mailkamiluayofasasi@msn.com
 
 
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens,Diversity & Conservation,Environment
COLOSS Project(s)   Beekeeping,Monitoring
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   CSI Pollen,Varroa control
 
Research interests*Pest and diseases of honeybees.
 *Pollen analysis in honey samples across Nigeria to determine the originating vegetation
 *Molecular characterization of honeybees and Varroa mites.
 *Feeding behaviour of honeybees.
 
Publicationsi. Fasasi, K. A. and Malaka, S. L. O. (1997). Resting locations assumed by different larval instars of Galleria
mellonella L., Greater waxmoth, on stored honeycombs under laboratory conditions. Journal of Prospects in Science, 1:
149 – 151.
ii. Malaka, S. L. O. and Fasasi, K. A. (2002a). Beekeeping in Lagos and its Environs. Occasional publication of
Entomological Society of Nigeria, 34: 92 – 97.
iii.Fasasi, K. A. and S. L. O. Malaka (2002b). Pest problem in Beekeeping. Occasional publication of Entomological Society
of Nigeria, 34: 98 – 111.
iv. Malaka, S. L. O. and Fasasi, K. A. (2005a). A Review of Beekeeping in Lagos and its Environs. Nigerian Journal of
Entomology, 22: 108 – 117.
v. Fasasi, K.A., Malaka, S. L. O. and Amund, O. O. (2005b). Quality evaluation of some honey samples from Lagos, Nigeria.
Journal of Tropical Biosciences, 5 (2): 54 – 57.
vi. Fasasi, K.A. and Malaka, S. L. O. (2005b). Seasonal productivity of colonies of honeybees, Apis mellifera adansonii
(Hymenoptera: Apidae), under natural conditions in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Entomology, 22: 32 – 38.
vii.Fasasi, K.A. and Malaka, S. L. O. (2006a). Life cycle and impact of Greater waxmoth,Galleria mellonella L
(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) feeding on stored beeswax. Nigerian Journal of Entomology, 23: 13 – 17.
viii.Fasasi, K. A. and Malaka, S. L. O. (2006b). Physicochemical attributes of local Honeys in Lagos metropolis, Nigeria.
Indian Bee Journal, 68 (1 - 4): 99 -106.
ix. Fasasi, K.A., Malaka, S. L. O. and Amund, O. O. (2007). Sugar syrup as substitute for Nectar: Effect on production
and density of Honeybees, Apis mellifera adansonii (Hymenoptera: Apidae), in artificial beehives. Nigerian Journal of
Entomology, 24: 48 – 53.
x. Fasasi, K. A. (2010). Effect of age of Honeybee queens of Apis mellifera adansonii,(Hymenoptra: Apidae), on the rate
of brood production in modern beehives. The Zoologist, 8: 10 - 13.
xi. Fasasi, K. A. (2011a). Spatial distribution of larval instars of Greater waxmoth, Galleria mellonella L.
(Lepidoptera: Pyrallidae) on stored beeswax. Journal of Tropical Biosciences, 9: 36 - 38.
xii. Fasasi, K. A. and S. L. O. Malaka (2011b). Cumulative effect of Sugar Syrup on Colony size of Honeybees, Apis
mellifera adansonii Latreille (1804) (Hymenoptera;Apidae), Journal of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology,
10 (2): 33 – 45.
xiii.Fasasi, K. A., Malaka, S. L. O. and Amund, O. O. (2011c). Studies on the life cycle and morphometrics of Honeybees,
Apis mellifera adansonii (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in a mangrove area of Lagos, Nigeria. Ife Journal of Science, 13 (1):
103 – 110.
xiv. Fasasi, K. A. (2012. Physicochemical Attributes of Nigerian Natural Honey from Honeybees (Apis mellifera adansonii)
(Hymenoptera: Apidae) and its Shelf Life in Storage at Room Temperature. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 15:
1027- 1033. Published by Sciences Alert, Pakistan.
xv. Fasasi, K. A., Malaka, S. L. O. and Olatunde, G. O. (2014). Hierarchical effects of local attractants for swarms of
honeybees, Apis mellifera adansonii(Hymenoptera: Apoidea) in south-west, Nigeria. Bee World, 91 (2): 51 – 55.
xvi. Fasasi, K. A. 2016. Comparative Seasonal Yield of Colonies of Apis mellifera adansonii (Hymenoptera: Apidea) in
Response to some Environmental Variables. Journal of Entomology, 13(1-2) :11-18.