About the Authors

Uwem Friday Ekpo

ufekpo@hotmail.com

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

Simon Nnayere Odoemene

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

Chiedu Felix Mafiana

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

Sammy Olufemi Sam-Wobo

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: UE. Performed the experiments: UE SO. Analyzed the data: UE SO CM SS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: UE SS. Wrote the paper: UE SO CM SS.