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Selected Refereed Journal Papers


J. Obeng, R. T. Awuah, A. W. Kena, B. Armooh and B. Akomeah. (2021). Identification of an Aspergillus isolate with potential for biocontrol of Phytophthora palmivora, causal agent of black pod disease of cocoa. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection.


Darkwah, D.O., Blay, E.T., Amoatey, H.M., Agyei-Dwarko, D., Sapey, E., Ong-Abdullah, M.,(2019).Mutagenic effect of gamma irradiation on oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq) seedling germination and growth. Journal of Oil Palm Research 31(2): 212-219.

Darkwah, D.O, Blay ET, Amoatey HM, Agyei-Dwarko D, Sapey E, Osei SA, (2019). Study of Chlorophyll mutations and Chlorophyll content in young oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq) after gamma irradiation. International Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science 4(2): 268-275.

Sarpong, F., Jiang, H., Oteng-Darko, P., Zhou, C., Amenorfe, L. P., Mustapha, A. T. & Rashid, M. T. (2019).
Mitigating effect of relative humidity (RH) on 2-furoylmethyl-Amino acid formation. LWT- Food Science and Technology 101 (2019) 551–558


Osei-Amponsah, C., Agbotse, P., Swanzy, F. and Stomph, T.J.(2018). Role of Smalll-scale enterprises in agricultural development agendas: Insights from oil palm processing enterprises in the Kwaebibrem District of Ghana’. Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science, 52, 131-144.

Kwadjo, E.K., Beugre, Dietrich, C.H., Kodjo, A.T.T., Atta Diallo, H.,Yankey, N., Dery, S., Wilson, M., Konan Konan, J.L., Contaldo, N., Paltrinieri, S.,Bertaccini, A. and Yaima,A. R. (2018). Identification of Nedotepa curta Dmitriev as a potential vector of the Côted’Ivoire lethal yellowing phytoplasma in coconut palms sole or in mixedinfection with a ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris’-related strain. Crop Protection 110, 48-56.

Obeng-Darko, S.A., Quaicoe, R.N., Yankey, E.N. and Twumasi, P.(2018). Comparative PCR analyses for the detection of the Cape St. Paul wilt disease phytoplasma in coconut palms in Ghana. Journal of Phytopathology 00:1-7.

Eddy-Doh, A.M., Billah, M.K., Kyerematen, R. (2018) Micro-organisms associated with fruit fly infestation in mango fruits. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 6(1): 1517-1522.

Hanif Lutuf, Seloame T. Nyaku, Eric W. Cornelius, Saaka A. J. Yahaya and Mavis. A. Acheampong. (2018).Prevalence of plant-parasitic nematodes associated with tomatoes in three agro-ecological zones of Ghana. Ghana Journal of Agricultural Science 52, 83-94.


Sapey, E. Adusei-Fosu, K. Darkwah, D.O. Agyei-Dwarko, D.(2017). Multivariate Analysis of Bunch Yield and Vegetative Traits of Oil Palm Germplasm conserved at Oil Palm Research Institute (OPRI)-Ghana. International Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science 4(2): 231-236.

Seloame Tatu Nyaku, Yahaya Saaka Jamani, Eric Cornelius and Hanif Lutuf. (2017). Morphometric characterisation of Scutellonema bradys populations from the Guinea Savanna and Transitional Rain Forest ecological zones of Ghana, South African Journal of Plant and Soil, DOI: 10.1080/02571862.2017.1354404


Jamani, Y. S. A., Nyaku, S. T., Lutuf, H. and Cornelius, E. W. (2016). Plant-Parasitic Nematodes Associated with Yam in the Two Agro-Ecological Zones of Ghana. Nigerian Journal of Nematology (Volume 3).

Sarpong F. Golly M. and Amenorfe P.L. (2016). Quality evaluation and sensory profile of mixed fruit juice from cabbage and orange. Asian journal of agricultural and food science 4(4), page 202-211.

Anim Okyere, S., Danso, F., Larbi, E. and Danso, I. and. Afari. (2016) .Effect of Transplanting Time and Rainfall on the Establishment, Growth, Development and Yield of Oil Palm in the Semi-deciduous Forest Zone of Ghana. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture 13(1): 1-11.


Larbi, E., Anim Okyere, S., Danso, F., Danso, I. and Marfo-Ahenkorah E.(2014). Sheep reproductive performance and Lamb survivability under mature oil palm. Engineering and Technology 7(23):4927-4930.

Yawson, G.K., Anim Okyere, S., Danso, I. and Chul-Sa Kim.(2014) .Integrated management and control of the Rhinocerus beetle (Orytes monocerus) Olivier (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae) on young oil palm in the Eastern region of Ghana. Journal of Ghana Science Association, 15 (2):45-56.

Anim Okyere, S., Danso, F., Larbi, E. and Danso, I.(2014). Residual effect of intercropping on the yield and productivity of oil palm. International Journal of Plant and Soil Science, 3 (7): 854-862.

Danso, I., Nuertey, B.N., Danso, F., Anim Okyere, S., Andoh-Mensah, E., Osei- Bonsu, A., and Safo, E.Y. (2014)
The economics of using rock phosphate under matured oil palm in the semi-deciduous forest zone in Ghana. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology 7 (2):210-213.


Larbi, E., Anim Okyere, S., Danso, F., Danso, I., Afari, P.A., Nuertey, B.N. and Asamoah, T.E.O. (2013)
Effect of planting densities on growth, development and yield of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) in Ghana. International Journal of Current Research, 5 (10): 2997-3000.

Danso, F., Adu, C., Opoku, A., Danso, I., Anim Okyere, S. and Larbi, E.(2013). Raising oil palm seedlings using sole and amended green-gro compost. International Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Soil Science, 3 (10): 362-368.


Danso, F., Anim Okyere, S., Danso, I. and Larbi, E.,(2012).Comparative nursery fertilizer trial. Journal of Ghana Science Association, 14 (1):39-45.


Danso I., Nuertey B.N., Asamoah, T.E.O., Tetteh, F.M., Danso, F., Afari, P.A., Safo, E.Y. and Logah, V. (2010)
Effect of rock phosphate on soil nutrient dynamics, growth, development and yield of oil palm. Journal of Science and Technology, 30 (1): 30-44.


Osei-Bonsu, A., Swanzy, F.K., and Yankey, N. and Danso, I.(2009) Food Security and Nutrition in Coconut Based Households - A case study of Nvuma, Ghana. Journal of Ghana science Association, 11 (1):68-74.

 Nuertey B.N., Opoku. A. and Danso, I. (2009) .Rapid multiplication of Bamboo (Bambusa heterostachya): the effect of culm age and length of cuttings on sprouting. Journal of Ghana Science Association, 11 (1):7-14.


Danso, I., Nuertey, B.N., Andoh-Mensah, E., Osei-Bonsu, A., and Asamoah. (2008). Response of oil palm to planting density and water deficit in three climatic Zones of Southern Ghana. Journal of Ghana Science Association, 10 (2):93-102.


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