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SOMPED 2017 Conference Programme

DAY 1: MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2017

Time

 

0800-0900

REGISTRATION

0900-0905

Welcoming from the Chairperson, LOC - Dr Samuel Odeyemi

0905-0910

Welcome address from SOMPED President: Prof Anthony J Afolayan

0910-0915

Session Chair: Prof L Kambizi

0915-1000

Keynote address 1: Prof Pierre De Villiers

Publication and Peer Review of Scholarly Books in South Africa

 

GROUP PHOTO

 

TEA/COFFEE

 

Session 1A: Biological Activity

Moderator: Prof MO Oyeyemi

Main Venue

Session 1B: Phytochemistry

Moderator: Prof OP Ajagbonna

Breakaway Venue

1045-1100

Investigations on the mitigation of oxidative stress and inhibition of caspase-3 expression as anti-hypertensive mechanisms of Terminalia catappa in lead-induced hypertension.

Dr TO Ajibade

Page 18

Study on the chemical compositions and antimicrobial activity of essential oil from sclerotium of Pleurotus tuberregium (Fr.) Singer from Nigeria

Prof SM Ayodele

Page 20

1100-1115

The kinetics of α-amylase and α-glucosidase inhibitory potential of extracts from the leaves of Acalypha godseffiana: An in vitro assessment

Prof OT Asekun

Page 51

Medicinal potential of the fruit peel and leaf of Lisbon lemon: an evaluation of the essential oils.

Mr GM Miya

Page 29

1115-1130

Assessment of the anti-hyperglycaemic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities of the methanol extract of Moringa oleifera in diabetes-induced nephrotoxic male Wistar rats

Dr EI Omodanisi

Page 38

Phytochemical analysis and medicinal benefits of Grapefruit (Citrus paradasi) waste

Miss M Nyalambisa

Page 34

 

Session 2A: Biological Activity

Moderator:  Dr TO Ajibade

Main Venue

Session 2B: Phytochemistry

Moderator:  Prof OT Asekun

Breakaway Venue

1130-1145

Kolaviron and Garcinia kola mitigate ischemic heart reperfusion in experimental rat model

Dr AA. Oyagbemi

Page 41

Chemical composition of Pelargonium odoratissimum (L) L’Hér. and P. peltatum (L) L’Hér. from the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Ms PP Rungqu

Page 42

1145-1200

The therapeutic potential of Gnidia capitata l. F. investigating its anti-tyrosinase, antibacterial, antioxidant and anticancer activities

Prof L Kambizi

Page 23

Efficacies of medicinal plant extracts in management of root-knot nematodes

Mr PE Tseke

Page 62

1200-1215

Conception rate in West African Dwarf Ewes following artificial insemination using egg yolk citrate and graded mixed vegetative semen extenders

Dr AA Oloye

Page 65

Chemical composition of essential oil from Marrubium vulgare L.

Mr S Mlala

Page 31

1215-1230

Managing phytotoxicity challenges in using medicinal plants in crop protection against nematodes

Prof PW Mashela

Page 58

Green synthesis, characterization and antibacterial activity of silver nanoparticles from alkaline-distilled essential oil of Rosmarinus officinalis L.

Dr EO Ajayi

Page 53

1230-1245

Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Efficacy of Acokanthera oblongifolia Hochst. (Apocynaceae)

Dr W Otang-Mbeng

Page 66

Quantitative phytochemical constituents, antioxidant activities and toxicity evaluation of the mistletoe, Phragmanthera Capitata (Sprengel) Balle extracted with different solvents

Mr FU Ohikhena

Page 59

1245-1340

 

LUNCH

 

 

 

 

 

Session 3A: Toxicology/ Ethnomedicine

Moderator: Prof OO Oguntibeju

Main Venue

Session 3B: Reproductive health

Moderator: Prof Odukoya

Breakaway Venue

1340-1355

In vitro and in vivo toxicity screening of biologically synthesized silver nanoparticles

Dr SW Odeyemi

Page 35

Semen characteristics and morphology of West African dwarf buck treated crude extract of Ocimum gratissimum

Prof MO Oyeyemi

Page 43

1355-1410

Anticlastogenicity and antiproliferative effect of alpha-lipoic acid and Jatropha Gossypifolia leaves against cypermethrin-induced genotoxicity in rats

Dr OO Faokunla

Page 22

Anthelmintic activity and haematological effects of aqueous seed extract of Carica papaya in goats

Prof OP Ajagbonna

Page 52

1410-1425

Twenty eight days oral administration assessment of Hydnora africana aqueous root extract on key metabolic makers of Wistar rats

Dr OA Wintola

Page 63

Control of field insect pests of  Mungbean Vigna radiata Wilczek using some  plant  extracts and  karate (Lambdacyhalothrin) in  Umudike agroecosystem

Dr EF Asawalam

Page 19

1425-1440

Herbal mixtures sold for the treatment of bromhidrosis in Bloemfontein, South Africa

Dr IT Madamombe-Manduna

Page 25

Profiling Medicinal Plants used to Treat and Control Parasites in Village Chickens

Mr I. Iwara

Page 67

1440-1455

The effect of polyherbal medicines used for the treatment of tuberculosis on Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other opportunistic organisms of humans infected with tuberculosis

Miss EB Famewo

Page 21

Are Indigenous communities being left out in the development, commercialization of and beneficiation from natural plant products in South Africa?

Prof MAT Poswal

Page 45

1455-1510

Resistance to the South African root-knot nematode population densities in Artemisia annua: An anti-malaria ethnomedicinal plant

Dr K Pofu

Page 44

Discussion

1510-1540

 

TEA/COFFEE

Session 4:  Cultivation and conservation of medicinal plants

Moderator: Prof SM Ayodele

Main Venue

1540-1555

Priming technology as carrier of active ingredients in phytonematicides from medicinal plants in potato production

Ms TE Thopola

Page 61

1555-1610

Response of rose-scented geranium essential oil yield and composition to leaf age

Ms V Dyafta

Page 56

1610-1625

Morphology and mineral content of cowpea lines in response to planting date and zinc application rates.

Ms N Mfeka

Page 28

1625-1640

Cymbopogon citratus aqueous leaf extract improved germination and growth in salt-stressed Solanum lycopersicum seedlings

Prof TO Sunmonu

Page 46

 

Poster presentations: Main venue

Moderator: Prof Odukoya

1640-1700

Alternative remedies used to treat bacterial diseases of livestock in three geographical areas of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Mr S Mthi

Page 64

Conservation of medicinal Plants: Regeneration of Arctotis arctotoides (L.F.) O. Hoffm. from seed derived callus.

Prof AJ Afolayan

Page 17

Antibacterial, antioxidant and toxicity profile of silver nanoparticles green-synthesized and characterized from aqueous extract of a spice blend

Dr GA Otunola

Page 40

Variation in Chemical Compositions of Essential Oils from fresh and dried Leaves of Artemisia afra (Jacq) ex Wild, obtained by Hydrodistillation and Solvent Free Microwave Extraction Methods and the Effect on Artemia salina L

Dr OO Adeogun

Page 50

Phytochemical analysis and antioxidant activity of a polyherbal immune boosting traditional remedy

Dr TM Moloto

Page 32


DAY 2: TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2017

Time

 

0800-0840

REGISTRATION

0840-0845

General Announcements - Dr Samuel Odeyemi

 

Session Chairperson – AB van Staden

0845-0915

Guest speaker 1: J Ngxowa

Academician visits a traditional healer-Unlocking the potential of Herbal Medicine

0915-0945

Guest speaker 2: Prof OA Odukoya

Research grant sourcing and successful academic career

 

Session 1: Phytochemistry/ Biological Activity

Moderator: Prof A Maroyi

0945-1000

An in vitro investigation into the anti-diabetic activity of Gnidia canoargentea and Osyris lanceolate

Dr B Mkhize

Page 30

1000-1015

Anti-cataract potential of methanol leaf extract of Boswellia dalzielii hutch on selenite-induced cataract in Wistar pups

Dr DA Onobrudu

Page 39

1015-1030

Chemical composition of Soft Citrus: Citrus reticulata blanco and Citrus clementine hort ex. Tanaka by-products from South Africa

Miss T Matuka

Page 27

1030-1100

TEA/COFFEE

 

Session 2: Biological Activity

Moderator: Prof AO Oyedeji

1100-1115

Effects of aqueous extract of Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) leaves on mifepristone (RU486)-induced polycystic ovarian syndrome in female rats

Mrs FJ Femi-Olabisi

Page 49

1115-1130

The stimulation of melanin production and melanin transfer in human melanocytes by an indigenous South African plant

Ms AB. van Staden

Page 47

1130-1145

Kinetics of α-amylase and α-glucosidase inhibitory potential of Zea mays Linnaeus (Poaceae), Stigma maydis aqueous extract: An in vitro assessment

Dr AOT Ashafa

Page 54

1145-1200

Modulation of intracellular reactive oxygen species release and wound closure of C2C12 myoblasts induced by sequential extracts of Boerhavia diffusa

Dr ES Yahaya

Page 48

1200-1215

The protective effect of the ethanol leaf extract of Andrographis paniculata on cisplatin-induced acute kidney injury in rats

Prof AA Adedapo

Page 16

1215-1230

Discussion

 

Session 3: Ethnobotany/ Economic importance of Medicinal Plants

Moderator: Prof TO. Sunmonu

1230-1245

Exotic plants in the indigenous pharmacopoeia of south-central Zimbabwe

Prof A Maroyi

Page 26

1245-1300

Climate change and its possible effect to plant based insect pest control methods

Dr NL Skenjana

Page 60

1300-1400

LUNCH

 

Session 3: Ethnobotany/ Economic importance of Medicinal Plants

Moderator: Prof TO. Sunmonu

1400-1415

Assessing soil health status of cultivated Cancer bush [Lessertia frutescens (L.) Goldblatt & J.C. Manning] as affected by commercial rhizobium for economical use

Dr M Makgato

Page 24

1415-1430

Indigenous methods of preparing Aloe ferox for controlling newcastle disease in village chickens

Mr NR Mudimeli

Page 33

1430-1445

Use of medicinal fermented plant extracts in crop protection: Potential cucurbitacin chemical residues in tomato fruits

Mr ZP Dube

Page 55

1445-1500

Compatibility of medicinal plant products with biocontrol agents in management of plant-parasitic nematodes

Ms JT Madaure

Page 57

1500-1530

TEA/COFFEE

 

Session 4: Toxicology/ Ethnomedicine

Moderator: Prof MAT Poswal

1530-1545

Effect of soil types on antimicrobial properties and toxicity evaluation of Solanum nigrum

Mrs AF Ogundola

Page 36

1545-1600

Regulation of traditional medicine in Africa and potential challenges

Prof OO Oguntibeju

Page 37

1630-1730

AGM

1730-1900

FREE EVENING

1900-2030

GALA DINNER

DAY 3: WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2017

Time

 

0800-0805

General Announcements - Dr Samuel Odeyemi

0900-1200

Excursion: Johannesburg Muti Market

1200

Departure

 

 

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