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Dr Grace Chibuike PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

School of Agriculture and Environment

Professional

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2019)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Soil Science

Nutrient management

Water quality

Agricultural greenhouse gas emissions

Thematics

Resource Development and Management

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Agriculture, Land and Farm Management (070100):
Environmental Sciences (050000): Soil Sciences (050300)

Research Outputs

Journal

Chibuike, G., Burkitt, L., Camps-Arbestain, M., Singh, R., Bretherton, M., Bishop, P., . . . Shen, Q. (2020). Denitrification Capacity of Hill Country Wet and Dry Area Soils as Influenced by Dissolved Organic Carbon Concentration and Chemistry. Wetlands. 40(4), 681-691
[Journal article]Authored by: Bretherton, M., Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M., Chibuike, G., Singh, R.
Obiora, SC., Chukwu, A., Chibuike, G., & Nwegbu, AN. (2019). Potentially harmful elements and their health implications in cultivable soils and food crops around lead-zinc mines in Isiagu, Southeastern Nigeria. Journal of Geochemical Exploration. 204, 289-296
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Chibuike, GU., Uzoh, IM., & Unagwu, BO. (2019). Biochar-induced modification of soil properties and the effect on crop production. Advances in Agricultural Science. 7(2), 59-87
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Chibuike, G., Burkitt, L., Camps-Arbestain, M., Bishop, P., Bretherton, M., & Singh, R. (2019). Effect of forage crop establishment on dissolved organic carbon dynamics and leaching in a hill country soil. Soil Use and Management. 35(3), 453-465
[Journal article]Authored by: Bretherton, M., Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M., Chibuike, G., Singh, R.
Chibuike, G., Burkitt, L., Bretherton, M., Camps-Arbestain, M., Singh, R., Bishop, P., . . . Roudier, P. (2019). Dissolved organic carbon concentration and denitrification capacity of a hill country sub-catchment as affected by soil type and slope. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. 62(3), 354-368
[Journal article]Authored by: Bretherton, M., Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M., Chibuike, G., Singh, R.
Uzoh, IM., & Chibuike, GU. (2018). Soil organic matter and its active pools as affected by legume/cereal cropping systems under some agronomic practices in the derived savannah zone of Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Soil Science. 28(2), 139-146
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Obalum, SE., & Chibuike, GU. (2017). Air-drying effect on soil reaction and phosphorus extractability from upland-lowland tropical soils as related to their colloidal stability. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research. 15(1), 525-540
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Obalum, SE., Chibuike, GU., Peth, S., & Ouyang, Y. (2017). Soil organic matter as sole indicator of soil degradation. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 189(4)
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Asadu, CLA., & Chibuike, GU. (2015). Contributions of organic matter, clay and silt to the effective CEC of soils of different land use history. Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences. 9(8), 110-115
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Asadu, CLA., Nwafor, IA., & Chibuike, GU. (2015). Contributions of microorganisms to soil fertility in adjacent forest, fallow and cultivated land use types in Nsukka, Nigeria. International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry. 5(3), 199-204
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Chibuike, GU., & Daymond, AJ. (2015). Mycorrhizae inoculation did not influence the response of cocoa seedlings to water stress. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. 15(5), 944-956
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Chibuike, GU., & Obiora, SC. (2014). Bioremediation of hydrocarbon-polluted soils for improved crop performance. International Journal of Environmental Sciences. 4(5), 840-858
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Asadu, CLA., Chibuike, GU., & Dixon, AGO. (2014). Micronutrients availability in a cleared forestland after seven years of continuous cultivation and eight years of natural fallow in an Alfisol, Eastern Nigeria. Scientia Agriculturae. 4(2), 86-90
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Chibuike, GU., & Obiora, SC. (2014). Heavy metal polluted soils: Effect on plants and bioremediation methods. Applied and Environmental Soil Science. 2014
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Asadu, CLA., Obasi, SC., Dixon, AGO., Ugele, N., & Chibuike, GU. (2013). Soil fertility recovery in a cleared forestland cultivated and fallowed for seven years. Journal of Agriculture and Biodiversity Research. 2(5), 110-116
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Chibuike, GU. (2013). Use of mycorrhiza in soil remediation: A review. Scientific Research and Essays. 8(35), 1679-1687
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Chibuike, GU., Agbim, NN., & Asadu, CLA. (2012). Microbial oxidation of elemental sulphur as a means of increasing sulphate availability and combating alkalinity in soils. Nature and Science. 10(11), 176-181
[Journal article]Authored by: Chibuike, G.

Thesis

Chibuike, G. (2019). Investigating nitrate attenuation capacity and processes in pastoral hill country landscapes. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Chibuike, G.Edited by: Bretherton, M., Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M.

Conference

Chibuike, G., Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M., Singh, R., Bretherton, M., Bishop, P., . . . Shen, Q. (2019). Nitrate attenuation capacity of a hill country seepage wetland and adjacent areas as influenced by the concentration and chemistry of dissolved organic carbon. In LD. Currie, & CL. Christensen (Eds.) Nutrient Loss Mitigations for Compliance in Agriculture, Occasional Report No. 32. Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bretherton, M., Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M., Chibuike, G., Singh, R.Edited by: Currie, L.
Chibuike, G., Burkitt, L., Singh, R., Camps Arbestain, M., Bretherton, M., & Bishop, P. (2018, November). Monitoring the leaching of dissolved organic carbon in a hill country soil. Presented at School of Agriculture & Environment Symposium. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M., Chibuike, G., Singh, R.
Chibuike, G., Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M., Singh, R., Bretherton, M., & Bishop, P. (2018, December). Assessment of the nitrate attenuation capacity of a seepage wetland in a hill country landscape. Presented at New Zealand Society of Soil Science Conference. Napier, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M., Chibuike, G., Singh, R.
Chibuike, G., Burkitt, L., Bretherton, M., Camps Arbestain, M., Singh, R., Bishop, P., . . . Roudier, P. (2018). The effect of soil type and slope on the dissolved organic carbon concentration and denitrification capacity of a hill country sub-catchment. In LD. Currie, & CL. Christensen (Eds.) Farm Environmental Planning – Science, Policy and Practice. Occasional Report No. 31. Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bretherton, M., Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M., Chibuike, G., Singh, R.Edited by: Currie, L.
Chibuike, G., Burkitt, L., Singh, R., Camps Arbestain, M., Bretherton, M., & Bishop, P. (2017, April). Seasonal variations in the denitrification capacity of a hill country soil as influenced by land use change. Presented at Institute of Agriculture & Environment Symposium. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M., Chibuike, G., Singh, R.
Chibuike, G., & Burkitt, L. (2017, July). Dissolved organic carbon in hill country – why is it important for decreasing nitrate leaching?. Presented at Mini Tuapaka Hill Country Research Symposium. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Burkitt, L., Chibuike, G.
Chibuike, G., Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M., Bishop, P., Bretherton, M., & Singh, R. (2016). Short-term effect of land use change on dissolved organic carbon dynamics in pastoral hill country. Poster session presented at the meeting of Joint Conference for the New Zealand Society of Soil Science & Soil Science Australia (NZASSS): ‘Soil, a Balancing Act Downunder’. Queenstown, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Burkitt, L., Camps Arbestain, M., Chibuike, G., Singh, R.
Asadu, CLA., Chibuike, GU., & Dixon, AGO. (2014, March). Micronutrients availability in a cleared forestland after seven years of continuous cultivation and eight years of natural fallow in an Alfisol, Eastern Nigeria. Presented at 38th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria. Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Chibuike, G.
Asadu, CLA., Obasi, SC., Dixon, AGO., Ugele, N., & Chibuike, GU. (2012, March). Fertility recovery in a cleared forestland cultivated and fallowed for seven years. Presented at 36th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria. Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Chibuike, G.

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