To conduct basic and applied research in order to improve on internal factors and their interactions, including interaction with external factors for the purpose of improvement of the productive capacity of the natural rubber tree as one of the mandate crops of Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria

Director & programme Leader, Rubber Improvement and management Programme.

Dr. Fredrick Akpomedaye AKPOBOME


Mailing Address:

Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria, PMB 1049, Benin City, Nigeria

Phone:(+234)8025925964,       (+234) 8159065974,


Ph.D: Botany ( Plant Genetics and Biotechnology), Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Edo State , Nigeria

Research Interest:

Plant Genetics and Biotechnology

Selected Awards / Recognitions

  • Tissue Culture Techniques and Protocol Development training, organized by National Center for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB). 26, 2007  –  Dec 07. 2007.
  • International Rubber Research Development
  • Commercial plant tissue culture training in India, organized by the Indian Government for African candidates -February 11, 2019 and March 09, 2019.